Employees paid through federal funds must regularly certify the effort spent on projects through ePERS:  electronic Personnel Effort Reports. If you’re certified already, thanks! If not, please log into the campus portal now: Several employees’ certifications are overdue, putting us out of compliance with CU policy. To access the ePERS page, log in to your… Read More


The CU Boulder Office of Faculty Affairs wants to know about your academic publications (especially journal papers, books and book chapters) before or when you publish them, not months later when publishers finally file publication lists. That delay can affect assessments and more. When you have a paper accepted, please send a quick note or… Read More


Have you completed your self assessment (ASA) yet? These reports, covering your Jan 2017-June 2018 successes, are due to your supervisor by July 31 (earlier for some units), and are required of all employees hired before May 1. It is essential you file this report on time. Learn more on InsideCIRES and please contact your… Read More


Your assessments are due August 15. Please consider carefully how you rank your supervisees and read the University’s description of each level (below). For example, an employee who periodically exceeds expectations and whose work is of high quality in all areas should receive a 3. This reminder is part of an effort to create greater… Read More


Check your publications carefully this year, which is a confusing one, because your ASA covers 2017 and part of 2018. Please file your publications (or ensure that they are filed) under the correct calendar year—the one when the paper, database, etc. published—and check for duplicates. If you encounter problems, send a note to ciresithelp@colorado.edu and… Read More


Attention CIRES Procurement Card holders! CIRES Finance is making a change to our P-Card report reviewing process in Concur. On Monday, June 4, 2018, all CIRES P-Card holders will have their Approving Official changed to Nikki Joy, our Property & Purchasing Manager.  To facilitate this change, please submit your May Procurement Card report by Friday,… Read More


CIRES Finance is happy to announce three new research administrators are joining our team! Nikki Joy and Greg Bradley started a few weeks ago and Annie Fudale will start at the end of the month. Nikki previously worked for CU Conference Services and is our new Property Manager and will also focus on purchasing and… Read More


The first-ever CIRES Culture Survey is open for your feedback. The Culture Survey, administered by CU’s Institutional Research (IR), will identify and determine the extent of any workplace culture issues within CIRES, and inform programs and policies so that CIRES is a great place to work for everyone. Check your email inbox for a message… Read More


Please join CIRES Chief of Operations, Heather Davis; NOAA liason Lucia Harrop, and Director of IT Nate Campbell  for an information session on this year’s Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) process on May 3, from 12-1 in the CIRES Auditorium, CIRES 338. Learn about recent changes, dates and the new entry system. Also see https://insidecires.colorado.edu/asa/… Read More


Employees paid through federal funds must regularly certify the effort spent on projects through ePERS:  electronic Personnel Effort Reports. If you’re certified already, thanks! If not, please log into the campus portal now: Several employees’ certifications are overdue, putting us out of compliance with CU policy. To access the ePERS page, log in to your… Read More