Employee Announcements

Posted: 7/31/15 3:30 PM

Ryan's Pub will be closed Aug.3-14 for cleaning, maintenance and repair in preparation for the Fall Semester.   Ryan’s will reopen for business starting on Monday, August 17, and resume normal Fall Semester operations on the following Monday, August 25.

Posted: 7/31/15 11:12 AM

Job search committees aiming to ease wrinkles in talent recruitment and selection have 24/7 access to SilkRoad software and process details. SilkRoad (formerly OpenHire) is Xavier’s online applicant tracking system.

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) endeavors to offer “smooth-as-silk” user experiences that support the University goal of attracting a talented and diverse workforce. To this end, OHR has revised instruction manuals and extended SilkRoad training session opportunities in response to campus requests.

Take a moment now to bookmark the SilkRoad  web page where up-to-date modules detailing requisitions, offer approvals and resume review are available. Next, reserve your place at an upcoming training. Weekly sessions are available through the end of 2015.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/hr/OpenHire.cfm

Posted: 7/31/15 10:41 AM

The annual Tech Boot Camp for faculty has been expanded this year to include topics related to pedagogy, graphic design, the library and accessibility. Technology sessions focus on classroom tech in Alter Hall, advanced features in Canvas and emerging technologies. Boot Camp will be held Thursday, August 20th from 1:00-4:00 on the third floor of Alter Hall. See the complete schedule for session times and descriptions. 

Posted: 7/31/15 10:29 AM

In today’s economy, innovation is as essential as it is difficult!

Mastering design thinking requires practice. And regardless of role or level in an organization, one’s journey should start with Design Thinker, an expert-guided innovation simulation that reveals the fundamentals of IDEO’s approach. Based on ExperiencePoint’s awardwinning platform, Design Thinker builds innovation confidence and competence.

Facilitated by the CFI Team and Tom Merrill from the School of Arts & Innovation. If you attended training last year, this is a new exciting tool to put in your belt. If you have never attended, come join us and start your innovation belt!

For more information: http://designthinkinginternalaugust2015.eventbrite.com

For more information: http://designthinkinginternalaugust2015.eventbrite.com

Posted: 7/31/15 8:33 AM

Mikayla Waggoner, Xavier University student, passed away July 26, 2015.  She will be remembered during a visitation on Sunday, August 2 from 2 - 5 pm at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN.  A memorial service will follow the visitation at 5 pm.



Posted: 7/31/15 8:00 AM

Come relax and brown-bag with the Sustainability Team for this Open Forum. Ask the questions you have been wondering about - to the Sustainability Office and Friends - as we review projects underway.

Kennedy Aud. CLC 412 -  Friday, July 31: Energy & Carbon Profile –  Energy Detectives +Awareness Campaign, Alter User's Guide, Carbon Profile and Review of Future Energy Opportunities.

And- We have cupcakes!

Posted: 7/31/15 7:48 AM

On August 11 and 12, delegates from seven Jesuit universities of the Midwest Province and Canada, including Xavier, will be on campus attending the Women’s Ignatian Leadership Salon. In addition to advancing leadership capacities, the Salon will include a keynote address on ‘Spiritual Leadership’ by Board chair, Barbara Howard ’76.

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