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New employee recognition strategy launched

Sep. 18, 2019—A new recognition strategy to guide the university’s efforts in enhancing the Employee Appreciation and Recognition programs has been launched.

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Open Enrollment: HSA vs. FSA

Sep. 11, 2019—During Open Enrollment for 2020 benefits, Vanderbilt offers two distinct types of tax-advantaged plans to help pay for health care costs on a pre-tax basis: the Health Savings Account for employees electing the Choice CDHP, and the health care Flexible Spending Account for employees electing the Select PPO or waiving coverage.

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Tickets sold out for Vanderbilt University employee tailgate on Sept. 28

Sep. 5, 2019—Online ticket registration for the Sept. 28 Employee Appreciation football game and pregame tailgate party is closed. If you’d like to be placed on a waiting list, please send an email to employeeappreciation@vanderbilt.edu.

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Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31

Sep. 3, 2019—Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to update or choose the benefits that best meet your needs. All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment during October 2019 for calendar year 2020 benefits.

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Save the Date: Vanderbilt University Employee Tailgate set for Sept. 28

Aug. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pregame tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 28, prior to the Vanderbilt vs. Northern Illinois football game. Employee Tailgate will feature food, music and fun.

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Get your VUnetID and password ready for Open Enrollment

Aug. 22, 2019—Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31. One thing you can do ahead of the Open Enrollment period is get your VUnetID and password ready.

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University employees cool off with frozen treats at Vandy Chills

Aug. 11, 2019—Thousands of university employees showed up for frozen treats at Vandy Chills, the annual Employee Appreciation event, on Aug. 8.

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Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31

Aug. 7, 2019—Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to update or choose the benefits that best meet your needs. All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment during October 2019 for calendar year 2020 benefits.

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Chill out with a free frozen treat during Employee Appreciation event Aug. 8

Jul. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are invited to chill out and enjoy a free frozen treat at Vandy Chills, an Employee Appreciation event, on Thursday, Aug. 8.

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New leadership development program for managers launched

Jul. 19, 2019—HR Learning and Organizational Development has launched the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program. VLE is designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front-line supervisor and director.

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Biweekly time card deadline accelerated due to July 4 holiday

Jun. 25, 2019—Time cards for all biweekly employees must be both submitted by the employee and approved by the employee’s manager before 10 a.m. on Monday, July 1, to accommodate the accelerated schedule.

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Vanderbilt University to enhance staff hiring process with SkillSurvey

Jun. 25, 2019—SkillSurvey is an automated reference-checking resource that will allow the university to efficiently conduct a job applicant’s reference check in as little as two business days, eliminating up to 10 days from the average time spent attempting to collect reference responses.

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