employeEnews Newsletter

Spring 2014

Message from the Senior Vice President

It is my pleasure to share with you this first issue of employeEnews. This quarterly newsletter has been created for staff and administrators of St. John's, to inform and remind you of all of the resources that are available to enhance your work place experience. It will also contain stories of interest, survey questions and employee snapshots.

On behalf of the Human Resources team, I hope you find this employee newsletter informative and useful.
Mary Harper Hagen
Mary Harper Hagan
Senior Vice President Human Resources and Strategic Planning


Strengthening Career Preparation through Student Employment

A quality education and experiential learning go hand in hand to contribute significantly to a student’s total college experience. Opportunities made available through on-campus student employment and internships are excellent ways to positively impact student experience and increase the return on investment our students and their families make. Read more »


Employee Benefits and Compensation

Attention, eligible staff and administrators in Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island: register now to attend a Voluntary Separation Offer (VSO) Information Session.

Upcoming Sessions

*This will be the final VSO Information Session.


HR Services

As the current performance cycle winds down, know where to find the Partnership for Performance (PFP) forms and instructions.

New employee policy - #810 Pregnant Workers Fairness. This policy complies with a new New York City Human Rights law and covers all staff, administrators, and faculty. These are your rights under the law: view the poster. You can view this and other recent policy updates by accessing the HR Policy Manual on St. John’s Central.

Did you know that when the University recently migrated the website, two new employee-centric landing pages were developed? Visit the updated Employee Resources page and see what’s on MySJU!


Employee Relations and Compliance

The NYC Earned Sick Time Act will expand benefits for part-time employees beginning on April 1, 2014. Information on how the law may impact your sick time leave will be communicated soon.

Have you Completed Required Employee Training?
Visit the workshop calendar, where you can register to attend the training sessions below!

  • Active Shooter Preparedness Training: Safety Tips*
  • Emergency Readiness Training for Staff and Administrators*
  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training**
  • Title IX: Reporting and Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus***

*Required for all employees
**Required for managers and supervisory administrators; strongly encouraged for nonsupervisory administrators and staff
***Required for employees who have contact with students


Recruitment

Ever Wonder What Jobs the University is Recruiting to Fill?

As a current employee, there is a portal built just for you to review transfer and promotion opportunities right here at St. John’s. Visit the internal Employee Career Portal!


Student Employment

You probably already reap the benefits of having student workers in your department. But have you thought about Hosting a Student through an On-Campus Internship?

Internships provide students with on-the-job learning aligned with their academic major or career interests. Help the University strengthen student career readiness by hosting an intern in your department.


Department Showcase

Join the Office of Marketing and Communications for St. John’s next Department Showcase.

April 10, 2014, 3 p .m. – 4:30 p.m.


Payroll and HRIS (HR Information Systems)

Tax Season Is Not Over Yet!
If you opted to receive your W-2 online, log on to St. John’s UIS* to view and print your W-2 tax form!

…Have questions about the W-2 form and other tax documents? Visit the Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions page and scroll down to the Payroll tab.

*You may also access UIS by logging on to St. John’s Central, selecting UIS tab > “Click Here to Access.”


Training and Development

Are You Eligible to Receive a Management or Professional Development Certificate in June 2014?

Explore the Management and Professional Development Certificate Programs, and review your Training Profile on St. John’s UIS* to determine your eligibility!

*You may also access UIS by logging on to St. John’s Central, selecting the UIS tab > “Click Here to Access.”

To review your Training Profile, log on to UIS, select Employee > Employee Workshops > HR Employee Training > Training Profile.


Employee Snapshot

Employee Spotlight Here is Melissa, a GA in the HR department, having lunch with "St. Vincent De Paul and Friends" in the courtyard outside of Marillac Terrace.

Snap your own selfie on campus! Send your photo to hr@stjohns.edu, tell us who you are, where on campus you took the photo, and you may appear in an upcoming issue of employeEnews.


Employee Survey

Overall, how satisfied are you with this employee newsletter?


Contact

Let us know what topics you would like to see covered in a future issue of employeEnews.

Send us your suggestion at hr@stjohns.edu.