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February 10, 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014

KU Shared Service Center – Build the Foundation:   evaluate job functions, redesign business processes, and create training materials

  • This project is complete

KU Regional Shared Service Center Implementationto streamline job functions and improve business processes

  • Staff in the Liberal Arts and Sciences SSC that support the Natural Sciences & Mathematics are still going through training.
  • The Biobehavioral & Social Research SSC went live on February 3rd.  The SSC staff are:
    • Kevin Teel, Grant Specialist
    • Betty Guder, Grant Specialist
    • Deb McAferty, Grant Specialist
    • Deb Limones, Grant Specialist
    • Josh Myers, Grant Specialist
    • Debbie Kramer, HR Coordinator
    • Samantha Peterson, Accountant
  • The search committee scheduled interviews for the director of the Biomedical Research SSC.
  • Pat Kuester, director of the Campus Administration & Operations SSC (CAO-SSC) continued to meet with VPs and directors that will receive services from this SSC.
  • The implementation team for the Campus Administration & Operations SSC started the Activity Assessment with staff in the relevant departments.

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