Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Department ID Changing to 6 Digits

Effective July 1, 2015 the University will change the process of how departments are numbered within the Peoplesoft HCM. Department numbers within the HCM will now be six digits, using the same number as the Financials system.

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Workshop: Mental Health First Aid

Similar to physical first aid training, Mental Health First Aid provides instruction to individuals, and aids in developing their ability and confidence to offer basic first line mental health first aid to others when required. This session is offered to faculty and staff who have regular and ongoing dealings with staff and students. 

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Leave Replacements No Longer Require a New Position Number

Compensation, Job Design and Recruitment Services (CJD&R) has made changes to the leave replacement process. Many position types/categories no longer require a new position number for leave replacements.

Attaching Signed Appointment Letters

Just a reminder that signed appointment letters are needed for appointments to be processed in HCM. When submitting paper Pay Action Forms (PAFs), please attach the signed appointment letter. When submitting electronic Pay Action Forms (ePAFs), please attach a scanned copy of the signed appointment letter. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact either your Employment Advisor or

SOTS & TRAS Now Have Position Numbers

Effective immediately, Compensation, Job Design and Recruitment Services (CJD&R) will be assigning position numbers for new and vacant positions under the Sessional & Other Temporary Staff (SOTS) for positions 12 months or greater in duration and Trust/Research Academic Staff (TRAS) agreements, 4 months in duration or greater.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Faculty & Staff Orientation: July 14

The next Faculty and Staff Orientation will be held on Tuesday July 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All faculty and staff who have not attended orientation in the past are welcome to participate. Participants will receive an overview of the university’s mission and learn about essential services, key contacts and programs. Please encourage new employees in your area to learn more about the session. Registration is available via the Learning Shop.