CIRES employees in the NOAA building are invited to join Casey Kipple from CU Boulder HR for a training session on Avature, the CU applicant tracking system. Training is open to all CIRES employees but highly recommended for hiring leads and current and future search committee chairs and members. Members of the CIRES HR team… Read More


Looking for an opportunity for professional service this summer to add to your CV or ASA? Student Researchers in CIRES’ Research Experience for Community College Students program will show off their summer of research in a poster session with 70+ local summer interns—and CIRES Education & Outreach is looking for judges! The RECCS judged poster… Read More


Seeking your wisdom, NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research has just launched a culture survey called OHCA, Organizational Health  and Culture Assessment. You may have already seen Craig McLean’s introduction (video). Your participation in the survey is entirely optional, but we encourage you to provide feedback to NOAA, so the agency can get a… Read More


CU Boulder Bursar’s Office representative MaryAnn Enstad will be coming to NOAA to give an overview of the CU Boulder Tuition Benefit program. Please attend if you are interested in taking advantage of the employee tuition benefit for yourself or for qualified dependents. CIRES staff not located in the NOAA building who are interested in… Read More


If you are currently using DropBox or planning to use DropBox to share CIRES files, please consider Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive instead. Using DropBox may make you personally liable for any FERPA or HIPAA data if a breach were to occur. Dropbox is not a University of Colorado provided service and the terms used… Read More


Per CCO policy, individual membership fees are not an allowable cost on sponsored projects unless the award has an institutional allowance. In most cases, CIRES considers these costs personal, which means they are not reimbursable with CIRES funds. In some cases, registration fees may be deemed beneficial to the institute and may be charged to… Read More


Due to popular demand a second Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) overview session has been added on June 4 at 10am in DSRC Room GB124. Please note the room change from the original invitation email. All CIRES researchers, staff and science advisors are welcome to attend this overview session of the ASA followed by a… Read More


The deadline for the 2018-2019 Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) is June 30. This is an annual requirement for all CIRES researchers and staff. Please see the ASA app for full instructions and deadlines. Training sessions will be held at NOAA, DSRC room GC402, on May 8 at 10 am, and at Main Campus, CIRES… Read More


Generally, the university does not allow employees or research groups to use university funds for donations to external entities. The university defines donations as both cash or other contributions of food/consumables, supplies, computers or other items to an external entity. In some cases, the university may grant approval for a specific donation or sponsorship. This… Read More


On March 13, the University of Colorado campus and the David Skaggs Research Center closed due to inclement weather. When campuses are closed for this reason, administrative leave is granted to regular employees for their scheduled work hours during the period of closure. When paid administrative leave is granted as a result of a campus… Read More