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January 13, 2014

Monday, January 13, 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

  • The staff from Natural Sciences and Mathematics moved into the LAS-SSC on December 16th.  Training started immediately and will continue through February.  Meetings between SSC staff, department chairs, and department staff started.
  • Several process meetings were held with staff in IPSR and LSI to prepare for the February 3rd transition date for the Biobehavioral and Social Research SSC (BSR-SSC).  A draft communication plan was developed.   The unit/center assignments for the BSR-SSC grant specialists were made.
  • The director position for the Biomedical Research SSC was posted.
  • The Design Review Committee met to review the implementation progress of the project.
  • The SSC continues to utilize BudCast reports in their monthly meetings with chairs/directors.  In addition, the SSC continues to work with the Budget Office to make improvements to the reports based on feedback from chairs/directors and PIs.


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