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Additional Options for Paid Leave During COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources In March, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law and provides additional options for paid leave in response to COVID-19 through Thursday, December 31, 2020. The FFCRA makes available Emergency Paid Sick Leave  (EPSL), which provides up to two weeks […]

Part-time Faculty 2020-2021 Pay Raise

Monday, July 20, 2020 A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Thank you. In the midst of this global pandemic, you have remained steadfast in your commitment to our students’ learning and success and invested in your own professional development in the scholarship of teaching and learning – with a specific […]

New Talent Sharing Program Matches Employees with...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020  Valencia College has a new Talent Sharing program to help connect employees who have availability and capacity with teams and departments who have the need for additional support. The temporary sharing program, which follows our Temporary Duty Policy (6Hx28:3A-07), is open to all full-time employees, some part-time employees, and, in some limited situations, work-study students. Assignments will […]

It’s Almost Time! Pay Raises Are Coming!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 A pay raise is coming! In June, Valencia College’s District Board of Trustees approved a pay raise for our employees. Thank you to our senior team and the District Board of Trustees for prioritizing pay increases for FY 2020-2021. The pay raise, effective Sunday, August 9, 2020, is as follows: A 2.5% wage increase to […]

New Contract Process Now in Place for Executive and...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 A Message from Mariann Swenson, Director, Employee Records and Services There is a new contract process in place this year for executive, administrative and faculty positions (annually appointed, tenure track or temporary). Instead of receiving a paper contract in the mail that would need to be signed and returned to ODHR, we […]

Save the Dates for 2021 Benefits Open Enrollment

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 A Message from Tom Keller, Director of Total Rewards Valencia College’s open enrollment for 2021 benefits is just around the corner — Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 30, 2020. This is full-time employees’ once-a-year opportunity to enroll, opt-out or make changes to your health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts […]

Sick Leave Pool Enrollment Is Here

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 You may be healthy now, but an accident or illness could change all that. Even if you have a reasonable amount of sick leave, you may not have enough accrued to cover a long hospital stay or recovery time. That’s why Valencia has created a Sick Leave Pool (SLP) as part […]

Maintain Your Campus Address in Atlas

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 A Message from Mariann Swenson, Director, Employee Records Although you may be working from home, it’s very important that you maintain your campus address in Atlas. Our Employee Records team has recently discovered that some employees have revised their campus address to their home address. Although we encourage you to update […]

FRS Workshops Offer Tips for Retirement, Investment and...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 When it comes to retirement or smart planning for your taxes, Valencia College can help you prepare. The Florida Retirement System (FRS) will hold the following online workshops: Using the FRS to Plan for Retirement Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Investment Planning Date: Wednesday, July 8, […]

Continuing the Conversation on Race: Join Valencia’s...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards Over the past few weeks, hundreds of employees have engaged in a heartfelt, spirited email discussion on racial inequality in the United States. To continue those discussions, as well as provide support for employees who may be experiencing overwhelming feelings of grief, anxiety or anger, here are […]