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:  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 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

Please welcome Taylor Devlin, who will join the CIRES IT group mid-September as a developer and developer operations manager. Taylor will help  accelerate our business application development, including the Annual Summary of Accomplishment system, funding management systems, and more.… 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

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