Thank you to everyone who has completed their position descriptions. As a final reminder, your vetted (supervisor approved) position description must be routed through DocuSign to obtain necessary signatures and uploaded to insideCIRES here. For your reference, full DocuSign instructions are here. Click Choose file, select your DocuSigned pdf and upload. Please reach out to… Read More


February 14, 2022 UPDATE: Please see the newest inclement weather guidance here. Last winter, CU Boulder updated inclement weather guidance for all employees. The full policy can be found here and establishes that weather-related delayed starts and closures impact everyone working that day, whether working remotely or in person. Specifically: Administrative leave is granted to regular employees… Read More


Governor Polis has granted 12 hours of administrative leave to state employees. This additional leave is granted to all CIRES campus and DSRC located employees, but depending on your location, these hours need to be used differently. Please see specifics of how this leave applies, based on your location below. And note: CIRES Administrative Offices (Communications,… Read More


Starting in 2022, CU Boulder HR is offering a new training series aimed at working in a hybrid work environment. This will be especially useful for team leads, supervisors, as well as individual employees. The three offered trainings are at multiple points in early 2022: Leading in a Hybrid Environment Managing Performance in a Hybrid… Read More


Please see this article discussing that the Board of Regents have approved salary increases for eligible employees, in addition to a one-time payment, effective January 1, 2022 and visit the CU Boulder HR FAQ webpage with details related to the compensation increase and one-time payment. A 3% base-building salary increase will apply across the board to all eligible… Read More


On November 3, Waleed Abdalati and Christine Wiedinmyer gave an overview of the Career Track promotion process and changes for the upcoming career track cycle. The session recording can be viewed here. Slide deck from the presentation can be found below.… Read More


Please make note of several important changes in 2021’s Christmas and New Years holidays for the CU Boulder campus. –Friday, Dec. 24: CU Boulder campus OPEN; NOAA offices CLOSED–Monday, December 27: CU Boulder campus CLOSED; NOAA offices OPEN–Tuesday, December 28: CU Boulder campus CLOSED; NOAA offices OPEN–Friday, December 31: CU Boulder campus AND NOAA offices… Read More


Upcoming in Fall 2021, all  Associate Scientists and Research Scientists will be asked to submit a position description for an institute-wide compensation analysis project. Your current position descriptions are available on your CIRES information tab under Documents. There may be multiple positions descriptions in your file, you will need to review these to find the most… Read More


On September 28 and 29, CIRES HR presented two workshops on how to prepare a position description specifically for the CIRES wide compensation analysis project. All Associate Scientists and Research Scientists are being asked to complete an updated position description for this project by November 12. Participation from all research staff will be essential to successful project outcomes. The… Read More