CIRES Mentoring Program launches on September 5. This 8-month program is designed to build connections across CIRES and NOAA, foster career development, and enhance a sense of community and belonging within the research institute. The program is open to all career stages from new arrivals to senior staff; new hires are especially encouraged to join.… Read More


Dear Campus Employees, Per guidance from CU Alerts, some threats were made to Denver campuses, though there is no perceived threat to the Boulder campus. Out of an abundance of caution, campus is asking that everyone work remotely this afternoon. We ask that CIRES employees follow this guidance. Thank you, CIRES HR… Read More


As you finish out your ASA process for 2022, please remember that the rating sheet and supervisor’s assessment that is generated at the end of the process needs to be signed by the employee and supervisor (both pages) and routed to HR for uploading to your personnel record. Please see these step-by-step instructions on how… Read More


CIRES Property would like announce the following equipment has become available for use. If you are interested in using this equipment, or if you have any questions, please contact Lin Yang, lin.yang@colorado.edu Item: ANALYZER ELEMENTAL FISONS – Tag 166418 Serial Number: 269737, Date Acquired: 04/01/1994, Location: EKLC W265, Value: $32,607.00 Custodian: Carol Wessman Item: METER PORTABLE… Read More


Please join the entire CIRES community in welcoming our newest members.    Christen Cousins joined the CIRES HR team in June. Christen came to CIRES as a transfer from CU Boulder’s Biochemistry Department. Christen has been working on the CU Boulder campus for 24 years, and will primarily focus on recruiting and onboarding as well… Read More


As you prepare for the upcoming performance evaluation discussions and related ASA supervisor assessments, CIRES HR would like to share tips and related guidance to support this work. This communication provides advice on evaluating performance in the context of the ongoing pandemic and yet another challenging year with the Marshall Fire and other world events.… Read More


Update July 14: impacted employees and supervisors have been consulted. Please stay tuned for further updates on this policy as they are available. The University of Colorado Boulder’s International Student and Scholar Services has informed CIRES HR that any new exchange visitors in J-1 (BridgeUSA) status will be required to work on-site (not remotely) for… Read More


The deadline for the 2021-2022 Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) employee portion is June 30. The ASA is a yearly requirement for all CIRES research faculty and staff hired prior to July 1, 2022. Full details on the ASA process, deadlines and instructions are on the insideCIRES ASA app. If you were unable to attend an ASA overview session, recording and slide… Read More


In light of recent updates coming for the campus telework and remote work paperwork, and the fact that the DSRC is still at high levels of COVID and only essential workers are expected in the building, CIRES is extending the deadline to submit and approve telework agreements and remote work requests until later this summer.… Read More