Program for the 2020 PDI

Monday, January 13th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Leave Management
Presenters:
Jackie Swaro
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2020
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 308-10
Description:
A review of various leave and benefit programs available to Academic Faculty / Administrative Professionals (AF/AP) and State Classified staff. This will include sick and annual leave, Family Medical Leave, Short and Long Term Disability and Parental Leave.
Goals and Target Audience:
After attending the PDI, employees should be able to identify employee leave and benefit programs available to both AF/AP and State Classified employees, as well as understand how the various leaves coordinate with each other.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Advancing Equitable Hiring Practices
Presenters:
Rebecca McCarty,Emily Rogers
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2020
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 312
Description:
The Office of Equal Opportunity is responsible for equitable hiring processes for Administrative Professionals and Faculty at CSU. We will provide resources for departments to conduct a smooth search while ensuring equity and equal opportunity. In particular, we will detail a new interview question bank, new posting announcement changes, and ways to keep the search process quickly moving forward.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone associated with conducting the search process at CSU.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Commitment to Campus
Presenters:
Tammy Hunt
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2020
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 372-74
Description:
Review of discounts and benefits available through Commitment to Campus
Goals and Target Audience:
Expand awareness of this program -- audience is all CSU employees.

Wednesday, January 15th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Child Care in Larimer County: Challenges, Workforce Implications, and Support Resources
Presenters:
Karen Rattenborg,Emma Chavez
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2020
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 322
Description:
Lack of access to child care is one of the barriers that prevents qualified people from fully participating in the workforce and adversely affects the ability of employers to recruit and retain employees, especially employees from under-served and diverse populations. This presentation will look at the challenges of access to child care in Larimer County, explore how lack of access has implications for workforce equity, and share resources available through CSU and in the community.
Goals and Target Audience:
To foster understanding of child care as an economic driver with implications for the workforce. To increase understanding of the challenges and barriers facing under-served and diverse populations in our community. To increase awareness of policies and resources at CSU and in our community that support engagement in the workforce. The targeted audience is CSU Supervisors and employees (faculty and staff). This topic is also appropriate for CSU students.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Campus Equity Concerns of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Presenters:
Annie Krieg,Denise Apodaca
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2020
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 304-06
Description:
The open discussion session will focus on the questions and concerns of non-tenure track (NTT) faculty members. Topics will include the NTT promotion process, professional development release, and upcoming opportunities for further engagement in the spring semester. Representatives of the Committee on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and the College of Liberal Arts NTTF Advisory Committee will be in attendance.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to provide a venue for NTT faculty across the university to come together and share their experiences and concerns. Thus, the targeted audience is NTT faculty.
Session Title:
What makes onboarding so darn important anyway?
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Robyn Fergus,Kelsey Baun,Diane Fromme
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2020
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 372-74
Description:
Beyond paperwork and compliance, onboarding is a holistic experience that elevates new employee experience within campus culture, job objectives and overall connection. Research shows that successful and effective onboarding processes: -Increase staff engagement and productivity -Helps retain staff members -Builds a cohesive team and fosters collaboration -Reduces anxiety and stress for new employees Join us for an interactive session to unpack the importance of onboarding, strategies and insight for effective implementation, and gain access to tools and resources that can be customized . Together, we can continue to make CSU the best place to work, and it all starts with onboarding.
Goals and Target Audience:
Highlight research and major findings about the importance of effective onboarding Enhance university employees commitment and understanding of onboarding benefits Share strategies, practices, and resources for onboarding new employees Target audience: hiring supervisors; departments anticipating new employees; employees seeking organizational development skills; HR Liaisons and practitioners