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Beginning Saturday, July 1, all current NIU employees will be automatically enrolled in online payroll statements. This change will be effective with the payday that occurs on Friday, July 14. While many employees currently take advantage of this green delivery method, more than 3,000 still receive paper statements. By making this change, the university stands...
The annual Benefit Choice period for FY2018 will conclude on Wednesday, May 31. Employees wishing to make a change to their insurance must process the change on the MyBenefits Marketplace website before midnight on May 31. Employees that participate in the Flexible Spending Account (MCAP and/or DCAP) program must re-enroll every year, and this enrollment will...
The FY2018 Benefit Choice period will extend from Monday, May 1, through to Wednesday, May 31, with benefit elections becoming effective on Saturday, July 1. Human Resource Services will be hosting Benefit Choice informational sessions for employees. These sessions will provide information on the modifications employees can make during the Benefits Choice period, highlight the...
All academic and civil service employees who contribute to the pension system are eligible for NIU Annuitants Association (NIAAA), not just after retirement. NIUAA promotes the interests and the welfare of the members of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS). If you are a current member, your investment in NIUAA and SUAA (the state organization),...
Hiring process goes paperless; training continues The process of searching and applying for jobs at NIU has a new look and the entire hiring process is now online for the following employee classifications: faculty, supportive professional staff, civil service, extra help and post docs. The new system is powered by PeopleAdmin, a leading provider of applicant...
Mark your calendars for the 2017 NIU Campus Health & Wellness Fair, sponsored by the Employee Assistance and Training Program. The fair will be held on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. This year’s theme is “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind and Healthy...
The Human Resource Services (HRS) Employee Assistance Program and Center for Training and Professional Development continues their skills’ training series during March with workshop opportunities for university employees. Identifying some of the emotional factors which employees experience when facing change and ways to process and handle change will be discussed by HRS Employee Assistance Program (EAP)...
On Nov. 22, 2016, Human Resource Services learned that a federal judge in Texas has entered a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes that were to take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The FLSA change was to modify the overtime eligibility requirements by increasing...
Laura L. Alexander
NIU has named Laura L. Alexander as the new senior associate vice president for Human Resources. She will begin April 1. Alexander currently is senior director for Human Resources at the University of Illinois at Springfield, where she has been responsible for the administration and oversight of all HR services since 2013. She also serves as...
Human Resources
Brett Coryell and Murali Krishnamurthi emailed the campus community Monday, Nov. 2, regarding the search for a senior associate vice president for Human Resources. Dear Northern Illinois University Colleagues and Friends, We are pleased to announce that we have launched the search for our Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources. We have engaged Parker Executive...
NIU Career Fairs
A human resources department knows what to look for in an employee. So what better source is there than an HR representative to give tips on preparing for upcoming career fairs or interviews? “It takes time out of your day, but you have to know how to present yourself,” said Karen Baker, associate vice president...
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