Faculty & Staff SpiderBytes

This Week
  • Weinstein Center Part-Time Position

    University Recreation has a part-time (25 hours per week) Member Services Attendant position available. Expected schedule is Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with flexibility needed, especially over breaks and holidays. This is a year-round position. Please spread the word with your contacts in the community.

    To review the job description and apply, please visit the HR website https://hr.richmond.edu/careers/index.html. Contact Cynthia McMillan, Manager of Member Services, with additional questions at cmcmilla@richmond.edu.
  • Earn $10 when you report your COVID vaccine

    Report when you received your COVID-19 vaccine in your MotivateMe portal to receive $10 in incentives:

    1. Log in to mycigna.com
    2. Select Wellness > Wellness and Incentives
    3. Scroll down and select "View all incentives"
    4. Scroll down and report your goal activity under "COVID-19 vaccine -- Received complete COVID 19 Vaccine (1 or 2 doses based on manufacturer)"

    If you haven't started reporting MotivateMe activities this year, get started now at https://employeewellbeing.richmond.edu/incentive-program/index.html
  • Submit QDR Child Care Receipts by May 31

    The deadline to submit your receipts for the spring semester Qualified Disaster Relief child care funds is May 31.

    The University has provided a fund of up to $1,200 in a pre-tax account this semester for all full-time employees who have a child/children aged 0-12. This account allows the University to reimburse employees on a pre-tax basis for expenses related to temporary child care during COVID-19-related school closures. For the spring 2021 semester, the funds are available to use for any backup child care expenses incurred between January 4, 2021, and May 10, 2021. Examples of qualified funds can be found at the link above.
  • Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak!

    Eid al-Fitr is an Islamic holiday marking the end of the month-long daily fasts of Ramadan. Muslims start the day with congregational prayer, followed by gathering with friends and family and gift-giving. Although traditions vary, after a month of abstaining from it during daylight hours, food is often at the heart of Eid celebrations.

    This year, Eid begins the evening (after sunset) of Wednesday 5/12 and is on Thursday 5/13.
  • USAC Voting Ends May 14 - Please Vote Now

    Voting is open until 5 p.m. Friday, May 14, for the following University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) Seats:

    1. Information Services Divisional Seat
    2. Academic Affairs School Staff Seat (SPC or A&S) - Still Accepting Nominations, email Mitch Alters (malters@richmond.edu) if interested.
    3. Academic Affairs School Staff Seat (Jepson)
    4. Academic Affairs School At Large Seat
    5. Athletics Divisional Seat
    6. Business Affairs At Large
    7. Dining Services Departmental Seat
    8. Facilities Departmental Seat
    9. Enrollment Management Divisional Seat
    10. Student Development Seat
    11. Communications Divisional Seat - Still Accepting Nominations, email Mitch Alters (malters@richmond.edu) if interested.

    If you are a staff member represented by one of these seats, check your email for the Simply Voting link to cast your vote TODAY!

    Thank you!
  • Critical Tea with Dr. Johnson and Dr. Chaz

    Dr. Chaz Antoine Barracks, Community-Engaged Scholar-in-Residence with the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement and creator of the film Everyday Black Matter, sits down for a Verzuz-inspired virtual session with Dr. E. Patrick Johnson, Dean of the School of Communication and Annenberg University Professor at Northwestern University, to unpack Black texts that have motivated and inspired them. Everyday Black Matter will be available for viewing before the virtual conversation. This event is hosted by the Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies and the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement. All are welcome. Please register at bit.ly/criticaltea.
  • There are 2 spring workshops left!

    URHR's Talent & Organizational Effectiveness team has two final professional development workshops this spring! Register today in UR Talent Web.

    Creating an Inclusive Work Environment
    May 18, 9-11 a.m.
    Studies show that a diverse and inclusive workforce leads to a greater sense of belonging, which in turn, improves engagement and overall satisfaction with the organization. In this workshop, we will learn how we can a more inclusive environment through our everyday language and spaces.

    Project Management for Admin Professionals
    May 20, 1-2 p.m.
    We ask a lot of our administrative professionals at UR, including managing projects as non-project managers. In this workshop participants will learn project management best practices and about available resources to help optimize their time. This program is intended for administrative professionals of all levels.