Nov. 11, 2019—Erik Smetana, executive director for compensation and talent in Vanderbilt Human Capital and Business Services, has been named chair of the finance committee of the national Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, the goal of which is to promote equity and excellence in the higher education space by advancing the ability of member institutions to recruit and retain the most diverse and talented faculty and staff.
Oct. 25, 2019—Open Enrollment is open now through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. All benefits-eligible faculty and staff are required to make an active plan selection for 2020 coverage.
Oct. 24, 2019—To have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) in 2020, you must elect it during Open Enrollment. FSAs save you money by allowing you to use pretax dollars to pay for qualifying expenses.
Oct. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt announces changes to short-term disability (STD) coverage for 2020.
Oct. 21, 2019—Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 20 for the 2019 Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor. The annual award recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year.
Oct. 21, 2019—Benefits Open Enrollment is underway now until 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31. If you need help enrolling or don’t have access to a computer, stop by the Benefits Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 23; attend an upcoming enrollment lab; or visit Human Resources on the 10th floor of the Baker Building from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday–Friday.