Organizations and departments host events throughout the month of April in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The month provides us with an opportunity to raise awareness of the many resources available on campus and in the community, discuss the impact of sexual violence, and identify ways that we can help prevent it. View a calendar of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2017.
The current performance management cycle (year) for SHRA permanent employees started April 1, 2016, and ends March 31, 2017. Between April 1 and April 30, supervisors must complete annual appraisals and competency assessment forms, discuss them with employees, and enter ratings into ConnectCarolina. Employees should receive performance evaluations for 2016-17 between April 3 and April 29, and should receive 2017-18 performance plans during the first two weeks of April. Employees will then be able to view ratings in ConnectCarolina on May 1.
To become an employer of choice, it’s important that the University be as competitive as possible. Recently, the Office of Human Resources convened an advisory committee to look specifically at Carolina’s background check policy – and in particular, to coordinate changes to the University policies that dictate background check practices across campus. Based on the group’s recommendations, OHR changed the Background Checks for Faculty, Non-Faculty Employees, Student Employees and Affiliates Policy, effective April 3. Continue reading
All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff are invited to attend classes hosted by the Office of Human Resources Organizational and Professional Development. Featured in the course catalog this month is “Managing SHRA Positions & Pay,” recommended for Human Resources officers and representatives.
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March to be Women’s History Month, celebrating the 51% of North Carolina’s population that identify as female and recognizing the nation-wide theme “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Leadership and Business.” Read more.