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Frequently Asked Questions related to COVID-19

CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy October 2021

04/07/2020  Faculty COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Protocol for access to Campus and Campus services during Fall 2020

Faculty Leave Options and Information

Faculty Evaluations, Probationary Plans, and Extension of Probationary 

Summer 2020 Training

 Quick Access to other COVID-19 Campus information:

What's New in 2020-2021

Second Year for Chair School

Third Year for Lecturer Appreciation - went virtual during 2021

Faculty Affairs Adds to Virtual Support for Faculty and Staff

  • Each day will have 1 to 1 1/2 hours Click here for times each day.  
  • Times for each day are posted on our Google Calendar - Here
  • Created a YouTube Channel for training videos.

Interfolio Implementation for All Reviews

  • All RTP reviews 
  • Sabbatical and DIP applications 
  • Lecturer Range Elevation and 3-year reviews
  • Emeritus Recommendations
  • Training for committee review levels both on the process and on Interfolio.
  • Added training videos on Faculty Affairs YouTube channel

Temporary Faculty Appointments all Online

  • Using Order of Assignment Spreadsheet using and sharing with Departments in Box and Docusign
  • New Payroll Intake and Onboarding process
    • More frequent email communication with new temporary faculty, including 1st paycheck information and how to get "paper check" mailed.
  • Created Nomination Form for appointing new temporary faculty via DocuSign.
  • Setup onboarding steps for new faculty and ASE's to initiate connection and provide information.
  • Began the training and planning for integration of Tracker I-9 and Accurate Background with the new on-boarding process

Recruiting System moves to the 21st Century

  • We are using a new recruiting system that improves the overall experience
  • Candidates will find it much easier to use and navigate
  • Committees can communicate and evaluate directly in the system
  • Documents can be shared for easier approval processes
  • Using Box to open job requests for departments for all temporary academic employments (Lecturers, Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants)
  • Individualized new application process for the Learning Center in CHRS Recruiting (PageUp)
  • Individualized TA Reference Form for the English Department in CHRS Recruiting (PageUp)

Campus-wide improvements

  • Requested and supported adding MyCalPERs and Cal Employee Connect links from the Fresno State Portal.  This will make it easier for faculty to access both payroll information and benefits information.
  • Academic Affairs Only:  Established a Google Form for the Payroll Certification to communicate, review, and resolve payroll issues timely and efficiently.  
  • Faculty Only:  Established a Google sheet with Cashiers to eliminate the requirement for a piece of paper to purchase a parking pass.
  • Leadership role on the System-Wide Accessibility for PageUp committee.
  • Created a shared file with Cashiers for authorizing parking permits.  We plan on continuing this real-time approval once we repopulate the campus.
  • Processed over 2500 Docusign forms in a 12 month period (June 2020 - May 2021)

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