Recent Posts

Finance services moving to Shared Services

On December 1, some finance services will be moving to Shared Services and the methods of contact will be changing.

IT stream completes transition of more faculties

This week the stream completed the transition of IT services for the two faculties, Campus Saint-Jean, and Augustana.

New VPRI structure to be announced

Deployment of the Centres of Expertise for VPRI is underway; a more detailed announcement on the new structure is coming.

Student services vision to be announced

The vision for a future-state student services structure will be announced in The Quad this Thursday.

Hiring announcement: Manager, Internal Communications (Students)

External Relations is pleased to announce that Julia Jones-Bourque has been hired as the new Manager, Internal Communications (Students).

Hiring announcement: Manager, Internal Communications (Employees)

External Relations is pleased to announce that Breanna Mroczek has been hired as the new Manager, Internal Communications (Employees).

Hiring announcement: Program Lead, Alumni Recognition

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce that Amy Knezevich has accepted the position of Program Lead, Alumni Recognition.

Hiring announcement: Program Lead, Regional Chapters

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce thay Chelsea Livingstone has moved into the role of Program Lead, Regional Chapters.

Hiring announcement: Program Lead, Faculty Engagement

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce that Elise Hetu has accepted the role of Program Lead, Faculty Engagement.

Hiring announcement: Director, Resource Planning

Finance, Procurement and Planning is pleased to announce that Kemi Kufuor-Boakye will be joining the team as the new Director, Resource Planning.

Hiring announcement: Program Lead, Affinity and Constituent Engagement

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce that Vanessa Welz has accepted the role of Program Lead, Affinity and Constituent Engagement.

Hiring announcement: Creative Director

External Relations is pleased to announce that Marlene Miceli will be joining the Marketing Team, and the Digital + Creative Centre as the new Creative Director.

Shared Services launches new pilot project

Shared Services and SET have launched a pilot for the redesigned employee appointment process.

External engagement revises service catalogue

The team has revised the service catalogue to provide more detail on the Centres of Expertise and the External Relations Exception Framework.

HRHSE has a full complement of Service Partners

HRHSE now has the planned complement of HR Service Partners with all scheduled to begin by November 22.

IT stream plans for remaining transitions

The IT stream continues to plan for the remaining transitions.

Process redesign work continues

Research administration continues work on process redesign to streamline administrative processes.

High-level design presented to leadership

Recently, the high-level design for the future state student services structure was presented to SESC and PEC-S.

Hiring announcement: Director, Faculty Development, College of Health Sciences

External Relations is pleased to announce that Daryl Silzer has accepted the position of Director, Faculty Development for the College of Health Sciences.

Hiring announcement: Director, Faculty Development, College of Natural and Applied Sciences and College of Social Sciences and Humanities

External Relations is pleased to announce that Katherine Millen Worré has accepted the position of Director, Faculty Development for the College of Natural and Applied Sciences and College of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Hiring announcement: Director, University Development

External Relations is pleased to announce that Derek Michael has accepted the position of Director, University Development.

Finance services have moved to Shared Services

A number of finance services and team members have moved from Finance, Procurement and Planning to Shared Services. Meet the team! New travel and expense and credit card reconciliation processes launch Monday, October 18; please direct inquiries to the Staff Service Centre.

Hiring announcement: Senior Partners, Communications & Marketing

External Relations and the SET external engagement workstream are pleased to announce the appointments of the five Senior Partners, Communications & Marketing.

Hiring announcement: Finance Partners

Finance, Procurement and Planning and the SET finance workstream are pleased to announce the appointments of 27 of the Finance Partners

Hiring announcement: Prospect Management and Research, Development

External Relations is pleased to announce that Rena Liviniuk has accepted the position of Manager, Prospect Management and Research, Development

Hiring announcement: Manager, Events

External Relations is pleased to announce that Colleen Elliott has accepted the position of Manager, Events.

Ask SET Anything: Student Services Edition recap

Last Friday, the SET team hosted another edition of our Ask SET Anything event series specifically for student services. Staff in this area were invited to learn more about the Student Service Centre and student services in the new operating model, raise questions, concerns, and share feedback.

Immigration services and relocation support has moved

Immigration services and relocation support has moved from HRHSE to the Shared Services unit.

ER initiates knowledge transfer process

External Relations initiates a "knowledge transfer" process to ensure success.

Several finance partners hired

As of September 20, the first 21 finance partners have been hired and onboarded.

HR looking at service governance

HR is beginning to look at service governance to determine how services will be managed on an ongoing basis.

IT transition returns to its normal pace

With the new academic term well underway, the IT transition has resumed to its normal pace.

Pre-selection for senior partners underway

Pre-selection for the senior research partners is ongoing.

Hiring announcement: Director of Brand

External Relations is pleased to announce that Laurenne Spratt will join the marketing team as the Director of Brand.

Hiring announcement: Director of Marketing - Development and Demand Generation

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Love will join the marketing team as the Director of Marketing - Development and Demand Generation.

Hiring announcement: Director of Recruitment Marketing

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jaylene Ulmer will join the marketing team as the Director of Recruitment Marketing

Hiring announcement: Director, Service Innovation

Shared Services is pleased to welcome Trevor Lumley in the position of Director, Service Innovation.

Hiring announcement: Strategic Initiatives Lead

Shared Services is pleased to welcome Tiffany Baker to the new role of Strategic Initiatives Lead.

Hiring announcement: Director of Media Strategy

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jennifer Crosby is joining the University of Alberta as the new Director of Media Strategy.

Hiring announcement: Director of Internal Communications

External Relations is pleased to announce that Lindsay Bliss has been hired as the new Director of Internal Communications.

Offer letters sent to finance partners

Offer letters have been sent to the finance partners with an expected start date of September 13.

Training and onboarding work continues

Training and onboarding continues to be refined as work in the HR stream progresses.

IT transition slows for return to campus

The transition of IT services has slowed to ensure that IST support is prioritized for the return to campus.

Research stream plans for senior partners

The research administration stream is currently planning for the recruitment of senior partners.

Ask SET Anything: Student Services Edition

Join us for the next Ask SET Anything event for Student Services!

Hiring announcement: Director of Editorial Strategy

External Relations is pleased to announce that Lisa Cook will be joining the leadership team in the role of Director of Editorial Strategy.

Hiring announcement: Director of Communications and Marketing Partnerships

External Relations is pleased to announce that Salena Kitteringham will join the team as the Director of Communications and Marketing Partnerships.

Ask SET Anything: External Engagement Edition recap

Last Wednesday, the SET team hosted another edition of our Ask SET Anything event series. This edition focused on external engagement, and staff were invited to learn more about the new External Relations structure, raise questions, concerns, and share feedback.

Hiring announcement: IT Partners

Information, Services & Technology and the SET IT workstream are pleased to announce the appointments of the IT Service Partners.

Several services now offered through Shared Services

With the launch of the Staff Service Centre, several priority services are now offered through Shared Services instead of HRHSE or faculty/unit contacts.