Staff invited to explore specialist jobs at Jan. 8 event

ISD job showcase

Tuesday, Jan. 8
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Memorial Union

Employees interested in learning more about specialist positions in finance and human resources should mark their calendars for a Jan. 8 job showcase. Participants can drop in as their schedules allow during the daylong event, which is another step in a phased approach to improved service delivery (ISD).

Who should attend?

The event is open to all employees, but targeted to staff with responsibilities in human resources, payroll and finance. In campus presentations about the ISD models, administrators emphasized their intent to fill specialist positions with qualified current staff.

Specialists will be part of service teams and report to supervisors with similar knowledge and expertise. Jobs include:

  • Financial services specialist
  • Procurement expenses specialist
  • Grants finance specialist
  • Staff recruiting specialist
  • HR partner
  • HR coordinator

What will employees learn?

Finalized position descriptions will be available by Dec. 21 on WorkCyte's ISD website. Employees exploring the specialist roles are encouraged to attend the showcase to find out more. Top administrators in human resources and finance will be available to provide information and field questions about the specialist positions in their areas.

Organizers are working to finalize the day's activities, which will include information tables and displays. Participants also will learn more about:

  • The employee interest survey and an evaluation matrix -- tools that help match staff with specialist positions
  • Workday functions related to specialist responsibilities
  • Transition impacts
  • Support services

Event details

The Professional and Scientific Council is assisting with the job showcase, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union. Participants must check in with their ISU Card or employee ID number at the registration table outside the Sun Room west entrance. No preregistration is required.

Supervisors are encouraged to accommodate employees who wish to attend. Staff do not have to use vacation or comp time to attend the job showcase. There is no need to bring a resume to the event.

Information and materials from the showcase will be posted online after the event for employees who are unable to attend.