When reconciling the charges that have hit your P-Card each month, please input the Business Purpose of the purchase on each expense. If the space is not long enough to allow the entire Business Purpose to be entered, please write in what you can and continue the Business Purpose into the Comment field of the… Read More


We have a large number of researchers and staff headed to the American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting December 10-14, in Washington, D.C. The CIRES Travel group typically processes reimbursement requests within 10-15 business days of receipt. A large portion of our trip reimbursements are processed by our student staff members in CIRES Finance. We are… Read More


Career Track promotion packets are due Friday, December 7, 2018. Promotions recognize career growth and are considered once a year. Consideration for promotion may be informally initiated by you or your CIRES Supervisor or Science Advisor. If you and your Supervisor concur that you are ready for promotion, now is the time to put together… Read More


Colorado Governor Hickenlooper has issued an additional holiday for state employees and the additional holiday for the Boulder campus will be on Monday, Dec. 31. (Tuesday, Jan. 1, is already a campus holiday). All employees will receive eight hours of holiday pay to be used on Dec. 31, prorated for part time. Employees designated as… Read More


From the Director: I’m delighted to let you know that we have hired a new human resources director. William Thompson (“BJ”) will begin Monday November 5, and I hope you will join me in making him feel welcome at CIRES. BJ comes to us from Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he has served as the human… Read More


The results are in! Please sign up for one of the four debrief meetings scheduled between October 25-29.  RSVP is encouraged but not required: https://tinyurl.com/CIRESCultureSurvey.  Each meeting will cover CIRES overall, results most relevant to that location (e.g. CIRES@NOAA at the NOAA location), and discuss next steps.  … Read More


A new policy is now in effect for CIRES employees wishing to include personal travel as part of their business trip. Travelers should review the full policy on InsideCIRES here, before submitting a travel request to cirestravel@colorado.edu. Briefly, here’s what changed: –         Travelers may use a different route to arrive at the business destination than… Read More


If you have not yet checked and certified your annual leave balance, please do so now; the deadline has passed, but there is no penalty for missing it. For instructions, see the August 21 email from Employee Services, subject: “Action required: Certify your…” Do NOT sign if there is a significant discrepancy (>1 hour) from… Read More


The ASA season is winding down as vacationers and field personnel straggle back to Boulder. The merit raise pool is 3% and CIRES is now determining raises for eligible employees. Merit raises are effective October 1.… Read More


Are you presenting fascinating new results at GSA, AGU, AMS or other conferences this year? Science journalists attend those conferences, and we want to be sure YOUR work stands out to them, among the many other potential stories they could pursue. We highlight new findings, especially if unexpected, high-impact, or pertaining to current events. Must… Read More