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Training for new evaluation system this week

The Human Resources Office will be providing training to all employees and supervisors on the newly developed 90-Day and Annual Staff Evaluation process through the Hirezon: Interview Exchange “Performance Review” module. All staff and supervisors will be required to use the module for the upcoming 2018-2019 evaluation period.

Employees are encouraged to attend one of the following sessions. All sessions will take place in Providence Hall, West Social Room:


  • 12-1 p.m.
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.


  • 10-11 a.m.
  • 2-3 p.m.


  • 11-12 p.m.
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.

All employees will receive an auto-generated email with the subject line “Hirezon-Interview Exchange Performance Review.” Upon receipt, employees should follow the link included in the email to complete the registration process to activate their account to gain access to Interview Exchange.

For any further assistance, visit or contact the Human Resources Office via the online Help Desk.

For more information, contact Ariel Ruiz, human resources assistant, at 210-434-6711, ext. 6797 or

Saints Overnight Stay room available for employees

The Saints Overnight Stay (SOS) program allows employees to use a room in Providence Hall (former dorm room) free of charge when the following applies:

  • An employee needs respite on long days that include a full work day plus evening, on-campus work commitments;
  • An employee is working long hours or overnight preparation for special event; or
  • An employee is visiting from the Houston or RGV campuses

The room can also serve as a lodging option for guests of the university. The room is intended for short-term stays and can be reserved in one-night increments not to exceed three nights per semester. The room can be reserved through the university Event Management System (EMS) and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Refer to EMS for the reservation process, guidelines and other information.

Employee comings and goings – Feb. 18, 2019

The following employees joined the OLLU community in late January and early February:

  • Scott Mattera – Volleyball Head Coach
  • Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros – Center for Women in Church and Society Program Coordinator

Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:

  • Joe Salazar – Custodian
  • Yessica Hernandez – Police Officer
  • Sara Moreno – Online MSW Field Education Coordinator
  • Jose Valverde – Master Telephone Technician

Mandatory employee orientation must be completed by Friday

The Office of Human Resources has released the second online Annual Employee Orientation. This is a mandatory orientation for all employees and must be completed by Friday.

To contribute to a more effective and productive employment year, this presentation will reestablish OLLU’s purpose and structure, encompass the current OLLU policies to ensure training compliance efforts, review customer service standards and provide additional information and resources to carry out the new year.

To access the orientation, follow this link (or copy and paste into your browser),

Note: for closed caption, click on the notes link of the presentation.

A brief assessment of the material will follow the orientation presentation. The assessment is required and will serve as documentation of completion of the online orientation. It will be used for reporting purposes pertaining to OLLU’s SACS accreditation.

To access the assessment, follow this link (or copy and paste into your browser),

Upon completion of the assessment, a thank you message will be sent to the employee with an option to view the results. Employees will receive a confirmation email from the Human Resources Office within 24 hours to confirm their completion of the orientation and assessment.

For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources at 210-434-6711, ext. 3970 or

Employee comings and goings – Feb. 4, 2018

The following employee joined the OLLU community in January:

  • Gabriela White – Student Accounts Specialist-Receivables/Cashier

The following employees took on new roles within the university, effective Feb. 1

  • Cynthia Squiabro – Confidential Victim Assistant
  • Nicole Monsibais – Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator

Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:

  • Maritza Salinas – Assistant Registrar
  • Valerie Hernandez – Executive Secretary/Budget Analyst

W-2s now available on the myOLLU Portal

Employees can now access their W-2 online via the myOLLU Portal. A W-2 will be mailed only to former employees and current employees who have NOT consented via the portal to have their W-2 available electronically. They will be mailed by the IRS deadline. 

Current employees who have consented for their W-2 to be available electronically can print it from the portal.   

Additionally, employees are encouraged to review their withholdings. Those who would like to update their tax withholding status will need to complete a new W-4 return it to the Payroll Office in Main Building, Room 402. 

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