Human Capital and Business Services
Dec. 5, 2019—Active Vanderbilt University employees can opt out of receiving paper W-2 forms by mail and instead access it electronically through Oracle.
Dec. 5, 2019—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt's highest staff honor, will be presented to two full-time regular staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year at the annual Service Award Ceremony.
Nov. 26, 2019—Do you have questions about your 403(b) retirement account? Are you wondering how to invest your health savings account? Come get your questions answered at the Ask Fidelity: Pizza Party Social on Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Nov. 22, 2019—Looking for more ways to engage your employees? Why not try a movable feast? On Nov. 19, the Baker Building hosted its annual Movable Feast, with every office in the building providing a different course and hosting a fun game.
Nov. 18, 2019—The third stop in a staff listening tour planned for the 2019-20 academic year will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Blair School of Music's Turner Recital Hall. All university staff are invited to attend.
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.
Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt University has renamed its early childhood care and education center The Acorn School to better reflect the program’s focus on innovative care and learning. In addition, the new name identifies The Acorn School as the early childhood care and education program within the multi-resource Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, a department of Vanderbilt’s Division of Administration.
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.
Aug. 19, 2019—A new university department, Human Capital and Business Services, has been created to better serve employee support and development and the services that support all university divisions. The department, a merger of the functions previously supported by the former Human Resources and Business Services departments, will be led by Laura Nairon in the role of Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Capital and Business Services.