May 3-4 The National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning (NCDRL) is one of the university's most comprehensive conferences that focuses on issues of diversity, cultural inclusion and acceptance. We host this conference to strengthen and make new strides toward the goal of meaningful change. The conference offers a multi-leveled examination of "diversity" as a concept and its implementation within institutions of higher education, the corporate world, the religious community, the larger community, including public service. More .
Facilities Operations and Development, Environmental Health and Safety - Environmental Safety Officer
My main objective and concern are the safety and well-being of the Ohio State community, with duties that include indoor air quality, ergonomics assessments, potable water sampling, mechanical shop inspection, fume hood certification on regional campus, safety training, and the PERRP (OSHA) 300 logs covering employee accident investigations. I rotate with the staff on emergency response throughout the year, am on the OSHA Safety Day committee, and am trained in asbestos sampling. It makes my day when I can help someone.
Facilities Operations and Development’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) team established their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) committee to help create a more diverse workforce that is reflective of the Buckeye community they support.
This fall, members from the EHS DEI committee met with students from the Metro Early College Middle and High School to discuss career pathways in science. The EHS team highlighted the importance of the health and safety field and the benefits of creating a positive safety culture in working and learning environments at Ohio State. Members were...
Because of the overwhelming interest and support of the Wonder Woman Wednesday series, the Leadership Center has decided to carry this momentum forward through Coffee and Conversation. Check their calendar of events for various programs of interest, including communication and conflict management, strengths-based training, leadership development, team building and development, coaching, and more.
Jun 16-19 Juneteenth, a holiday first commemorated in Texas, marks the date in 1865 when slaves were read federal orders freeing them under the terms of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. Several events have been scheduled to mark the event. More .
May 19 - Noon - Webinar Salary negotiation is an expected step in the interview process, but most women say they've never done it. Open to members of the Association of Staff and Faculty Women. Register for the webinar.
Facilities Operations and Development, Medical Center District - Sr. Business Operations Analyst
I joined The Ohio State University in 1999 and am responsible for cultivating a culture of learning and continuous improvement in Facilities Operations and Development, Operations group, by overseeing department learning and development activities and leading process improvement initiatives. Supplementing my bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and in Human Resources from Franklin University is a master’s degree in Business Administration. The A&P Diversity Council allows me to advocate for an inclusive environment where employees feel valued, are safe, and are welcome to be their authentic selves while...
Facilities Operations and Development, Medical Center District - Facilities Maintenance Technician Sr.
Since starting at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2009 as an entry level maintenance technician, I’ve worked at the university hospital campus, Cramblett Hall, Dodd Hall, and currently at The James. In April 2014, I was selected to be the first maintenance technician in the new James tower, 6 months in advance of building completion, to build relationships and gain insight about the building components. While at Ohio State, I’ve been involved with Quality Improvement initiatives with the Lean Six Sigma program and...