U of A for Tomorrow Updates: February 3, 2022

03 February 2022

Here are the key U of A for Tomorrow updates from this week:

Reorganizing the Vice-President Facilities & Operations portfolio

Andrew Sharman, Vice-President (Facilities & Operations) introduces a reorganized portfolio structure that ensures F&O can best deliver on its mandate, remain within challenging resource targets, and contribute to the university's overall financial sustainability and mission.

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Ask SET Anything: Student Services Edition

Join us for another edition of our Ask SET Anything series on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 3 to 4 p.m. This event is for staff to ask questions, share feedback, and discover more about student services in the new operating model as well as learn more about next steps for the vision.

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Redistributing academic leaders—next steps

At its core, the redistribution of academic leaders is about figuring out how we can do less work, provide greater consistency, and make the work done by academic leaders as strategic and impactful as possible. Provost Steven Dew discusses the next steps in this process.

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UAT profile: meet Orsi Kertesz

In this new series, get to know some of the people who have taken on new roles as part of the university's operating model. This week, meet Orsi Kertesz, Team Lead in the new Student Service Centre.

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Purchasing goods and services at the U of A

As previously shared in December, Procurement and Contract Management (PCM) will move forward with the implementation of five critical changes to U of A purchasing processes to increase cost saving opportunities beginning April 1, 2022. These changes include updates to Preferred Supplier Agreements, purchasing methods, quote processes and more.

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New process for appointing and reappointing employees

Following a pilot in November, Shared Services is introducing a new appointment process to the university.

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