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January 12, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

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

  • Activity Assessments were administered for the schools of Business, Journalism, Social Welfare, and Pharmacy, as well as the Achievement & Assessment Institute.
  • The Summer Salary Working Group met to finalize requirements for the summer pay collection process.
  • The Campus Administration & Operations SSC (CAO-SSC) implementation team met with the Libraries to conduct a process review.  Support for the Libraries will be provided by the CAO-SSC starting 2/16/15.
  • The following name changes were made to account for the new SSC model:
    • Liberal Arts & Sciences SSC is now College & Professional Schools SSC (CPS-SSC)
    • Biomedical Research SSC is now Pharmacy & Biomedical Research SSC (PBR-SSC)
    • Biobehavioral & Social Research SSC is now Education, Social, & Biobehavioral SSC (ESB-SSC)
    • Campus Administration & Operations SSC (CAO-SSC) will retain its name.
    • The SSC that will support the School of Engineering, the engineering related research centers, the Biodiversity Institute, and the two surveys has not yet been named.

The updated timeline as a result of the new SSC model is available here: http://ssc.ku.edu/ku-model-timeline



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Changing for Excellence was the featured cover story in the January, 2015 edition of Business Officer, the official magazine of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). You can read the full story online.

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