The following employees joined the OLLU
community in late April:
Morales – Police Officer
Sanchez – Police Officer
Camacho, Jr. – Police Officer
Thank you to the following for their
service to OLLU:
Sanchez – Student Accounts Specialist – Receivables/Cashier
Baxter – Golf Head Coach
Agozie – Instructional Designer
Mikosh – Systems Administrator
Human Resources Office will be hosting Professional Development for supervisors
on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in Providence Hall, West
Social Room. During this time, the following training topics will be covered:
- Managing Diversity at OLLU
- Leadership Styles and Teambuilding
- Supervisor Communication Skills: Understanding Your Personal Style and the Styles of Those Around You
- Having Difficult Conversations in the Workplace
- How to Deal with a Difficult Employee
Guest speaker will be Dave Moore from Moore Motivation, LLC, who will present his captivating and inspiring keynote. Topics addressed during that time will include:
- Become a Leader Worth Following
- Leaders vs Bosses
- Importance of Communication
- Wake Up and Win!
will be provided with a special presentation from Raven Applebaum, Board
Certified Attorney in Labor and Employment Law with OLLU’s legal counsel
RSVP or for more information, contact Erika Ramirez at 210-434-6711, ext. 7003
are limited so an RSVP is required to attend.
The OLLU Human Resources Office has granted access to all staff and faculty to the newly developed 90-Day and Annual Staff Evaluation process through Hirezon: Interview Exchange “Performance Review” Module.
should check their email to ensure they received the notification that access
has been granted to Hirezon: Interview Exchange that will be required to
utilize the module for the upcoming 2018-2019 evaluation period.
If the email notification was not received, employees should check their junk or spam boxes. See instructions on how to access account and how to change a password if necessary.
For more information, contact
Ariel Ruiz at 210-434-6711, ext. 6797 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following employees joined the OLLU community in April:
Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:
- Maria Trevino – Administrative Assistant
- Karen Pfeil – Administrative Secretary
- Nakeisha “Rachelle” Compton – Undergraduate/Transfer Admissions Counselor-Houston
Jane Grovijahn, associate professor of Theology and Spiritual Action, received
the Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education
Instruction award. This was presented at the Gulf-South Summit on
Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education on April 4. The
Gulf-South makes up 12 states in the southeast region of the United States.
for Service-Learning and Volunteerism (CSLV) nominated Dr. Grovijahn for this
award because she continuously demonstrates engaged teaching methodologies and
strong service-learning course integration, potent benefits to students,
collaboration with community partners, and a sustained commitment to the
service-learning pedagogy and community.
The following employees joined the OLLU community in early April:
- Mary Mondragon – Administrative Assistant – Student Affairs
Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:
- Edward Garcia – Police Officer
Summer hours will begin Monday, May
20, and will continue through Friday, Aug. 9. Official university summer office
hours will be Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Full-time employees are expected to
work a nine-hour day Monday-Thursday and a four-hour day on Friday. Staff who
normally work Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. are permitted to leave on Friday at
noon. However, all full-time employees will work 40 hours every week and
are required to take a minimum of 30 minutes for lunch.
Examples of some summer scheduling
- 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, with an hour for lunch, and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday (or any combination to equal four hours: however, the office will be open 8:30 a.m.-noon).
- 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, with 30 minutes for lunch, and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday.
- 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday, with an hour for lunch, and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday.
The various combinations of flexible
schedules listed above are permitted as long as the office has staff employee
coverage from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-noon on
Fridays. Please know that the actual schedule for each employee requires
approval of the supervisor. Additionally, some departments such as Campus
Police, IT Helpdesk and others, may not follow the summer schedule as necessary
coverage is required after normal business hours.
Summer Hour Exceptions:
The following are exceptions to the
above summer hours schedule:
- The week of May 27- 31 – since the university will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day, the university will be open regular hours Tuesday, May 28-Friday, May 31 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.).
- The week of July 1-5 – since the university will be closed Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day, the university will be open regular hours Monday – Wednesday, July 1-3 and Friday, July 5 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.).
*Other exceptions are Lake Days scheduled for the summer. Lake Days will continue as scheduled and offices associated with Lake Days will remain open after noon if those days fall on a Friday. The rest of the university offices will close as scheduled.
The Staff Advisory Council’s award selection committee is currently seeking nominations for the annual staff awards. Employees are encouraged to nominate a coworker who goes above and beyond in their service to the OLLU community.
One recipient will be selected
for each award. Click on the award name below to view the nomination form and
Anyone can nominate a
colleague. Questions can be emailed to email@example.com.
Completed nomination forms
should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards will be presented during
the faculty and staff dinner on April 25.
Due to the Easter holiday, the Payroll Office requests that all timecards for staff be submitted and approved by 10 a.m. on April 15.
Biweekly employees will have until April 14 at midnight to
put their hours into the system.
Hamid Khan, EdD, PhD, PE, professor of management, gave a peer reviewed presentation at the annual conference (April 3-5) of the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) titled, “Studying the Exemplary: Predicting Exemplary Performance of Leaders/Academicians Utilizing the Concept of American Exceptionalism.” He also was elected as commentator and discussant for the All Academy Session of IABD on Protectionism and International Trade.