March 18, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 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

  • Support for the Libraries transitioned to the Campus Administration & Operations SSC on February 16th.
  • Initial leadership team meetings were held with the five professional schools that will be supported by the College & Professional Schools SSC (CPS-SSC).  Process reviews were also completed.
  • The renovation of Strong 342 was completed to make room for the additional staff joining the CPS-SSC on April 13th.
  • Renovation of the south 3rd floor of Carruth-O’Leary started.  This space will house the Education, Social, & Biobehavioral SSC.
  • myCommunity was selected as the platform for the Summer Pay Collection (SPC) System.  A development site/proof-of-concept was configured and several presentations were made to the Campus Financial Officers and Budgeteers.

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