For CIRES employees working at a federal location: CIRES leadership worked with the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Human Resources and decided to apply Governor Hickenlooper’s additional day of leave to December 5.  To properly document this on your timesheet, please enter “Administrative Leave” for December 5, 2018. Contact CIRES HR with any questions.… 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


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


Check out Employee Development Monthly for information on upcoming professional development opportunities from the Department of Human Resources’ Organization and Employee Development and Faculty and Staff Assistance Program! New courses! Crucial Accountability Intercultural Development Program Retirement Income Planning Workshop More April Programs!… Read More


A message from the University of Colorado Employee Services this morning announced that a number of working retirees have reported that they are unable to review their paychecks in the employee portal. Working retirees are the main population affected. However, some active employees are experiencing this issue. If employees or working retirees in your department… Read More


Have you updated your Disclosure of External Professional Activities (DEPA) for this year? Your 2018 DEPA must be updated and on file prior to being able to accept new funding, or submit a new proposal. To complete your DEPA, log in to MyCUInfo at http://mycuinfo.colorado.edu/. Click on CU Resources or, if that does not appear… Read More


As you may be aware, this year CIRES is adjusting our performance evaluation (ASA) schedule for research faculty to align with the University’s schedule.  February 21, Lucia Harrop, Nate Campbell and I presented the new schedule to CIRES members who work at NOAA. We will schedule a time to present this information to CIRES members on the UCB campus in the near… Read More


Happy February 7! We are all awaiting a decision from Congress and the Administration tomorrow/Thursday, to see if a government shutdown can be averted.  Director Waleed Abdalati plans to send an all-CIRES note once we have more information and if it appears a shutdown is imminent. Meanwhile, check out this post for our updated guidance from federal partners .… Read More


Do you hire students? If so: CU Boulder released a new, simplified on-campus student hourly pay plan last fall, and all groups on campus, including CIRES, must be in compliance soon. The new system should make it easier for you to give student workers pay increases, but it requires some action on your part. You… Read More


Your January paycheck may look a little different than December’s, primarily in federal taxes withheld. CU’s centralized payroll office implements new tax tables every January. This year, the new federal tax plan resulted in a  significant change to those tables. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Payroll at 303-860-4200, option 2.… Read More