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June 3, 2014

Important Reminder for Employees with a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

If you are enrolled in a FSA (medical or dependent care) for the July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 plan year, you must spend all of the money you have set aside by June 30, 2014 or lose it.

Reimbursement requests may be made through September 30, 2014*; however, the expenditure must have occurred during the 2013-2014 plan year.

If you have any questions, please contact Denise Schuh at 540-857-7962 or dschuh@virginiwestern.edu.

*US Postal post-marked no later than September 30, 2014.  Faxes no later than 5 p.m. on September 30, 2014.

June 2, 2014

Welcome New Hires

Please take a minute to stop by and say hello to the following new faces at Virginia Western!

  • Chantal Furr began on 05/21/2014 as a part-time Arboretum Horticulturalist for the School of BTT.
  • Jason Moore began on 05/23/2014 as a part-time Systems Support Technician for IET.
  • Frank Leftwich began on 05/25/2014 as a Law Enforcement Officer for the Campus Police Department.
  • Shana Roche began on 05/25/2014 as an Admin and Office Specialist for the School of BTT.

Welcome to Virginia Western!!

VWCC Employment Opportunity

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following position:

  • Practical Nursing Instructor (LPN Program)
    • Deadline to Apply:  06/20/2014 by 5pm (EST)

For more details about our application process and/or to complete the online application, please visit our website:  www.virginiawestern.edu/hr and select "CAREER OPENINGS".  Feel free to contact HR, 857.7282, with any questions.

May 20, 2014

Welcome New Hires!

Please take a minute to stop by and say hello to the following new faces at Virginia Western!

  • William "Bryan" Reedy began on 05/19/2014 as a Systems Administrator and Engineer for IET.

Congratulations to the following employees who have moved from part-time to full-time positions!

  • Phyllis Smith began a full-time position on 05/10/2014 as an Admin and Office Specialist for Workforce at Greenfield.

 

Welcome to Virginia Western!

 

May 19, 2014

Open Enrollment Ending Soon!

Open Enrollment ends at 5 p.m. on May 23, 2014:

  • If you are happy with your health care elections and plan provider you do not need to do anything during open enrollment. If you would like to make a change in providers, or the optional buy-ups, you must make this change during open enrollment.
  • If you want to add or remove eligible family members, you must take action during open enrollment.
  • You may also waive health care coverage during open enrollment.
  • If you have a medical or dependent care flexible spending account and want to continue (or initially participate) in the next plan year, you must re-enroll and/or enroll during open enrollment.

Changes or enrollments you make to your plan during open enrollment will take effect July 1, 2014.

There will be an employee meeting to discuss open enrollment and changes to the plans, which are minimal this plan year. The meeting will be held in the Human Resources Training Room located in Fishburn Hall:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10:00 a.m.

If you have any questions or need an enrollment form, please contact Denise Schuh at 857-7962 or dschuh@virginiawestern.edu.  Employees may also use EmployeeDirect to make their election changes at http://edirect.virginia.gov.

COVA Care Plan Members: 

NEW plan ID cards will be mailed to your home address.  The new cards will not be valid until July 1, 2014.  Be sure on July 1, 2014 to destroy your old plan id card!!

VWCC Employment Opportunity

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following position:

    • Vice President of Workforce Development Services
      • Deadline:  06/13/2014 by 5pm (EST)

For more details about our application process and/or to complete the online application, please visit our website:  www.virginiawestern.edu/hr and select "CAREER OPENINGS".  Feel free to contact HR, 857.7282, with any questions.

May 14, 2014

Updating Personal Information in PeopleSoft HRMS

All Full-Time {Staff & Faculty} and Part-Time {student, non-student, FWS, adjunct} employees:

Did you know you can maintain your personal information (address, phone numbers, emergency contacts, etc.) in PeopleSoft?

Generic navigation steps are as follows:  Login to PeopleSoft > Self-Service > Personal Information > Personal Information Summary

Visit this link on VWConnect and then select the appropriate "HRMS Checklist" based on your primary employment status (full-time or part-time) to view specific steps for updating your personal information.

Please take a few moments and follow the checklist to ensure your personal information is accurately reflected in PeopleSoft.

Please contact Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edu) if you have any questions, problems, or need to update data in PeopleSoft that you do not have access to.

Thank you!

May 12, 2014

Open Enrollment Ends May 23rd!

Open Enrollment began May 1, 2014 and ends at 5 p.m. on May 23, 2014:

  • If you are happy with your health care elections and plan provider you do not need to do anything during open enrollment. If you would like to make a change in providers, or the optional buy-ups, you must make this change during open enrollment.
  • If you want to add or remove eligible family members, you must take action during open enrollment.
  • You may also waive health care coverage during open enrollment.
  • If you have a medical or dependent care flexible spending account and want to continue (or initially participate) in the next plan year, you must re-enroll and/or enroll during open enrollment.

Changes or enrollments you make to your plan during open enrollment will take effect July 1, 2014.

There will be two employee meetings to discuss open enrollment and changes to the plans, which are minimal this plan year. Both employee meetings will be held in the Human Resources Training Room:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

1:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10:00 a.m.

If you have any questions or need an enrollment form, please contact Denise Schuh at 857-7962 or dschuh@virginiawestern.edu.  Employees may also use EmployeeDirect to make their election changes at http://edirect.virginia.gov.

COVA Care Plan Members: 

NEW plan ID cards will be mailed to your home address.  The new cards will not be valid until July 1, 2014.  Be sure on July 1, 2014 to destroy your old plan id card!!

May 2, 2014

2014 Health Care and Flexible Spending Account(s) Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment began May 1, 2014 and ends at 5 p.m. on May 23, 2014:

  • If you are happy with your health care elections and plan provider you do not need to do anything during open enrollment. If you would like to make a change in providers, or the optional buy-ups, you must make this change during open enrollment.
  • If you want to add or remove eligible family members, you must take action during open enrollment.
  • You may also waive health care coverage during open enrollment.
  • If you have a medical or dependent care flexible spending account and want to continue (or initially participate) in the next plan year, you must re-enroll and/or enroll during open enrollment.

Changes or enrollments you make to your plan during open enrollment will take effect July 1, 2014.

There will be two employee meetings to discuss open enrollment and changes to the plans, which are minimal this plan year. Both employee meetings will be held in the Human Resources Training Room:

 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

1:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10:00 a.m.

 

If you have any questions or need an enrollment form, please contact Denise Schuh at 857-7962 or dschuh@virginiawestern.edu.  Employees may also use EmployeeDirect to make their election changes at http://edirect.virginia.gov.

 

May 1, 2014

Welcome New Hires

Please take a minute to stop by and say hello to the following new faces at Virginia Western!

  • Linda Hurt began on 04/16/2014 as a part-time Administrative and Office Specialist for the School of STEM.
  • Brian Salzbach began on 04/25/2014 as Academic Systems Support Analyst for IET.

Welcome to Virginia Western!