Spotlight Sessions

Staff Council Spotlight on Budget ReSTART

On March 30, Hari Sastry, senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer, gave a presentation and answered questions on Budget ReSTART. More than 200 people attended. Read more about the Staff Council presentation, and other relevant information on the new budget model.


Walk to Work

Thank you to, Paul A. Supowitz, Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the Chancellor, Lina Dostilio,Vice chancellor of engagement and community affairs, and James Gallaher Vice Chancellor Human Resources, presented a Walk to Work Housing program on May 10, 2022. Recorded Presentation can be viewed here.

 Staff Council Spotlight: Compensation Modernization

Presented by James Gallaher, Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Shahfar Shaari, Director of Organizational Transformation, Pitt IT; Interium Director,Human Capital Management Application, Pitt IT

The University’s existing Compensation Modernization project within the Office of Human Resources’ Shaping the Workplace Initiative includes aligning positions and mapping career pathways for staff members within the University’s infrastructure. The project will provide an expanded, robust job-based structure for greater role clarity and consistency throughout the University. A job catalog, including standard job descriptions and job families, will be built to compare jobs to market, assess for internal equity, and provide resources to recruit top talent. This presentation will provide a brief overview of work accomplished, work in progress, and a timeline of implementation.

SESSION ONE: June 30, 2022 @1:00  Register for Session 1 HERE

SESSION TWO- July 27, 2022 @ 3:00- (Same as Session 1) Register for Session 2 HERE

Upcoming Spotlight

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 12-1p

The University of Pittsburgh’s first Climate Action Plan sets a roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2037. Learn more about how staff can help Pitt combat climate change on- and off-campus, while supporting global efforts to ease the pressures of climate change on the world's most vulnerable populations. Recent and upcoming campus sustainability achievements and opportunities will also be covered!