MyVU HR News

  • Vanderbilt University

    Ways to partake in radical self-care for Black, Indigenous, People of Color community members

    Self-care is an essential tool for mental and physical endurance and is a topic discussed in many spaces and places in society. Intentionally attending to the mental, physical and emotional needs of oneself can serve as a radical declaration that our bodies and minds are made on purpose and with purpose and do not exist solely for use and consumption. Read More

    Jul 28, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    New timekeeping system UKG Ready (Kronos) officially launches

    The cross-functional team from Human Resources, VUIT and Payroll has worked to create a seamless transition to the new system from Oracle Cloud. Online training is now available for biweekly employees, managers and human capital management specialists. Read More

    Jul 26, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nominations open for Fall Staff Awards; save the date for staff assembly on Sept. 21

    The awards recognize the many contributions of university staff to Vanderbilt’s core goals and mission. The winners of each award will be announced at the fourth annual Fall Staff Assembly, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m. Read More

    Jul 21, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Part of 25th Avenue to close to vehicles, provide alternative pedestrian pathways

    Beginning Monday, July 17, 25th Avenue from Blakemore Avenue to Jess Neely Drive will close to vehicle traffic. The intersection at 25th Avenue and Jess Neely Drive will remain open. This closure is part of Vanderbilt University’s Central Utilities Initiative, which supports construction projects in the Frist Athletics Village. Read More

    Jul 5, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Access road installation from Stevenson Center Lane to Garland Hall changes pedestrian routes beginning June 26

    Garland Hall will be undergoing construction to improve the building's interior and enhance accessibility. To prepare for this project, an access road will be installed in three phases to minimize the impact to pedestrian traffic. The road is only for construction and emergency vehicles and will alter the pedestrian and bicycle routes in the area.   Read More

    Jun 23, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tuition benefit applications for fall 2023 now open

    The EdAssist portal is now available for submitting fall 2023 tuition benefit applications, including dependent tuition applications. You can find the EdAssist login, step-by-step tutorials and other resources available on the tuition pages of the HR website.  Read More

    Jun 16, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Section of Natchez Trace to close starting June 19 for infrastructure project

    The section of Natchez Trace between Kensington Place and Jess Neely Drive will be closed beginning Monday, June 19, until November. This closure is part of Phase 2 of Vanderbilt University’s Central Utilities Initiative, which supports construction projects in the Frist Athletics Village. Read More

    Jun 14, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series for staff: Building your online presence

    Join HR Employee Learning & Engagement for the next session in their Career Growth Series – Building Your Online Presence through LinkedIn. You’ll have several opportunities during the workshop to apply new strategies and edit your LinkedIn profile. The virtual workshop will be 1:30–3 p.m. on June 14.  Read More

    May 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series for staff: Mock interviews

    Want to brush up on your interviewing skills? HR Employee Learning & Engagement invites you to meet with a talent acquisition consultant for a 45-minute mock interview, to provide feedback on your interview and tips on how to prepare. Mock interviews are available on June 28 and 29, and July 11 and 12.   Read More

    May 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    New timekeeping system coming soon for hourly employees

    Human Resources and Payroll will launch a new timekeeping system this summer that streamlines time entry and approval, increases accuracy and improves the experience for employees and managers.  Read More

    May 26, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series for staff: Storytelling to find your ‘why’

    What is your “why”? What motivates you in your personal and professional life? What future do you wish to create for yourself?  Join HR Employee Learning & Engagement from 1–3 p.m. on June 6 for the next session in their Career Growth Series: Storytelling to Find Your "Why" and Envision Your Aspirations. This workshop will help you leverage the power of storytelling to tap into your passions and purpose and unleash your best self.  Read More

    May 24, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Enhance your coaching skills with HR Employee Learning and Engagement’s Coaching Lab

    Building your coaching skills can enhance your communication, performance and success—and that of your team members. The best way to develop your coaching skills isn’t just to read about coaching, but to actually practice it in a low-stakes environment, where you receive feedback and have opportunities to observe coaching and offer feedback as well. The HR ELE's Coaching Lab was designed to offer you just that—you’ll gain foundational knowledge about what coaching is, explore a coaching framework and build your coaching skills through observation, practice and feedback. Read More

    May 19, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Work zone may affect Peabody Administration Building entrance starting May 22

    Parking spaces in front of the Peabody Administration Building will be closed off 6 a.m.–2 p.m. for six  Mondays, beginning May 22, for a crane that will assist crews in roof work. The crane will be in the parking spots on the west side of the building. Please watch for work near the entrance.    Read More

    May 17, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wyatt Center roof work will begin May 17

    The circle in front of the Wyatt Center will be closed, beginning May 17, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a crane to conduct work on the roof of the building. Crane work will take place May 17–18, June 5–6 and July 24.  Read More

    May 17, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series for staff: Your elevator pitch

    Join HR Employee Learning & Engagement for the next session in their Career Growth Series—Tips to Craft and Deliver Your Elevator Pitch with Confidence and Purpose—on May 31 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. This session will provide tips to craft and deliver your elevator pitch with confidence and purpose.   Read More

    May 17, 2023

  • Oracle Recruting - Commandeer Your Career

    Human Resources Talent Acquisition launches updated careers platform

    Vanderbilt’s Human Resources Talent Acquisition team has launched an updated external and internal job platform, to better streamline finding and applying for jobs. This update enhances Oracle Recruiting Cloud, Vanderbilt’s recruiting solution that enables the university to track and measure information about candidates across the hiring process. Read More

    May 17, 2023

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    IRIS Center has a global reach

    By Jane Sevier Across the globe, educators hunger for resources to strengthen their teaching. Vanderbilt University’s IRIS Center, housed at Peabody College of education and human development, is meeting that need. From Africa and Asia to Europe and from North America to South, educators and independent learners in 229 countries… Read More

    May 17, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Campus Dining announces staff and faculty Flex Meal Deal for summer 2023

    Campus Dining has announced its summer 2023 Flex Meal Deal for Vanderbilt faculty, staff and graduate and professional students. This promotion runs through Monday, May 22. Read More

    May 15, 2023

  • The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons on the Vanderbilt campus. (Jenny Mandeville/Vanderbilt)

    Commons houses to undergo furniture, flooring upgrades this summer

    The Office of Housing and Residential Experience will upgrade student rooms in Hank Ingram and Gillette Houses on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this summer. From May 15 through July 15, beds, case goods and hard-surface flooring will be replaced. Contractors may work late nights and weekends to complete the project before fall move-in. Read More

    May 10, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series for staff: Enhancing your resume

    Join HR Employee Learning & Engagement for the next session in their Career Growth Series: Enhancing your resume so it works for you, on May 23, 1–2:30 p.m.   Read More

    May 10, 2023