CU Discover: Register for February and March Sessions

Published: Jan. 31, 2017

In January more than 40 new employees came together to explore ethics and compliance at CU Boulder. As a component of the comprehensive, year-long onboarding program sponsored CU Discover written on table top with food on itby the Department of Human Resources, the CU Discover Series gives employees at CU Boulder in their first 12-18 months of employment the opportunity to learn more about campus values, mission, operations and initiatives.

Registration is open for the February and March CU Discover Series sessions. New employees are invited to bring their lunch and join subject matter experts.

 


Higher Education: A Different Animal

  • When: Friday, February 17, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Where: East Campus, Administrative and Research Center (ARCE) 620

Presenter: Dr. Merna Jacobsen, the Asst. Vice Chancellor, Deputy Chief HR Officer and Director of Organizational and Employee Development

What makes higher education different from other types of organizations and industries? What are the different employee ‘cultures’ in an institution of higher education and what do they value? How are decisions made in higher ed? What do we mean by shared governance? Why does it take so long to get things done?  These and many other questions about working in an institution of higher education will be answered in the February CU Discover lunch and learn program. Bring your lunch and join your fellow new employees to learn the answers to these questions from Dr. Merna Jacobsen, the Asst. Vice Chancellor, Deputy Chief HR Officer and Director of Organizational and Employee Development at CU Boulder.

At the end of the session, Participants will:               

  1. Understand how higher education differs from other types of organizations
  2. Understand the different employee cultures within higher education
  3. Understand how decision-making, governance, and processes work in higher education

          

Wellbeing at CU: Financial Wellness and More!

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Where: East Campus, Administrative and Research Center (ARCE) 620

Presenter: Josh Brumley, Program Manager – Wellbeing at CU, Employee Services

Financial wellness for employees is one of the hottest topics in employee benefits right now. Come learn about the wellness resources that are available to CU Boulder employees right now! The session will cover information regarding one-on-one financial advisor sessions, web resources that speak to your real life needs, and how to bring a financial education workshop right to your department. Employees in both PERA and TIAA will benefit from this information.

At the end of   the session, Participants will:             

  1. Understand how to take full advantage of Financial Wellness resources
  2. Understand how to get a free lunch and a financial education workshop
  3. Understand where to look for all the perks related to Wellbeing at CU       

Register for CU Discover