September 2019 HR Announcements
NAU Human Resources would like to draw your attention to some important new announcements.
Supervisors, department liaisons, and co-workers are encouraged to print and post important announcement updates in units where NAU employees may not use their email accounts or work on computers on a regular basis.
Final 2018-2019 Performance Appraisals Due September 30
The 2018-2019 performance appraisal cycle ended on June 30 for classified staff, service professional, and post-doctoral scholars. All completed appraisals are due to Human Resources by Monday, September 30, 2019.
Supervisor Training: Writing and Delivering the Performance Appraisal (HR302) is being held on September 12. Visit Register for Training to sign up.
List of staff due an appraisal: Visit the Performance Appraisal Tracking Tool for more detailed instructions on accessing reports and understanding the data. You can also go directly to the information:
- Supervisors can view a list of the employees that report to them and see who is still due an appraisal. Go to LOUIE / Manager Self Service / Performance Management / Performance Appraisal Reports / Performance Appraisal Status Report.
- Employees can see the status or due date of their own appraisal. Go to LOUIE / Self Service / Employee Performance Appraisal.
For any performance appraisal questions, please email HR Performance Appraisals.
Learning and Development Opportunities
There is a full slate of new employee development opportunities available this Fall, including some of the more popular sessions from our 2019 Employee Development Day. To check these out, please click here and then on the “Learning and Development Class Descriptions” link from the L&D page.
To better accommodate Faculty schedules, we’ve arranged for several afternoon sessions. As always, please register for desired classes in Louie.
We’re also happy to report that many recent classes have filled up, prompting wait lists. In light of this positive trend, we’re scheduling larger rooms and expanding class capacity. To help us accommodate employees on wait lists, please be sure to send cancellation requests to NAUHRTraining@nau.edu for any classes you’re not able to attend. Thanks everyone, and Happy Learning.
New Financial Education Series
|Join NAU and Fidelity for the following financial educational web workshops, where you’ll learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence. You do not need a Fidelity account to attend.|
Learn the Basics of When and How to Claim Social Security
September 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM MTN
If Social Security is expected to be your primary source of income in retirement, learn when and how to claim your benefit.
Turn Your Savings into Retirement Income
September 30, 2019 at 12:00 PM MTN
If you’re planning to retire within the next few years:
Learn the benefits of a retirement income plan, factors to consider when transitioning your savings into income, and ways to develop a retirement plan for your goals and lifestyle.
Prepare for the Reality of Health Care in Retirement
October 7, 2019 at 12:00 PM MTN
If you want a better understanding of health care in retirement:
Learn about the costs of health care in retirement and how you can prepare for them.
Can’t make it to an event?
Visit Fidelity’s Event Registration System to learn about and register for other workshops.
Thinking of Retiring?
If you are planning on retiring in the next 12 months you are encouraged to attend a Retiring from NAU (HR233) workshop presented by our retirement advisors. These monthly sessions cover the steps employees need to take in order to retire from NAU. We will review the benefits available to NAU employee at retirement and the enrollment forms that need to be completed.
The workshops will be held in the Centennial Building Conference Room on the following dates:
Wednesday, September 18 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. HR Centennial Meeting Room 120
Thursday, October 24 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. HR Centennial Meeting Room 120
Wednesday, November 13 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. HR Centennial Meeting Room 120
Wednesday, December 18 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. HR Centennial Meeting Room 120
Most workshops will be limited to 10 participants so that we can answer all your questions about retiring from NAU.
Log in to LOUIE
Choose “Self Service”
Choose “Learning and Development”
Choose “Request Training Enrollment” to search for trainings and sign up for specific sessions.
Once you’ve enrolled in a course session, you will receive a confirmation e-mail letting you know that you are either enrolled or on the wait list. An email reminder will be sent to you a couple days before the session.