May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 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

  • Roles and Responsibilities meetings were held with several of the professional schools moving in the College & Professional Schools SSC (CPS-SSC).
  • Support for the Schools of Architecture, Design, and Urban Planning; Business; Journalism and Mass Communications; Law; and Music transitioned to the CPS-SSC on April 13th.
  • The Process Review was held with staff from the School of Education and an additional leadership meeting was conducted.
  • The Summer Pay Collection (SPC) System went live and several hundred rows of summer related funding were keyed into the system.
  • The quarterly coordination meeting was held with Procurement Services and the Comptroller’s Office.  Several working groups were created to improve communication, university contracts, and overall procurement processes.
  • Jessica Johnson, formerly an HR Coordinator in the CPS-SSC, was hired as an HR Manager in the CPS-SSC.  Lori Gutsch, formerly an Accountant in the CPS-SSC, was hired as a Finance Manager in the Campus Administration & Operations SSC (CAO-SSC).

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