Virtual Hiring Fair – August 12 & 13

Williams College is currently seeking temporary workers to fill a variety of roles on campus for the Fall 2020 semester. Full-time and part-time positions are available. We are committed to fostering a community in which members from all backgrounds can learn, live, and thrive. Our expectation… Continue reading »

Setting Up Your Home Office

Frank Pekarski, Manager of Safety and Environmental Compliance With so many people working from home, the Staff Advisory Council asked us to provide guidance to staff on how best to set up an ergonomic home office.  We talked to Frank Pekarski, Manager of Safety & Environmental Compliance, and he… Continue reading »

Summer Activity Challenge – Begins July 20

Wellness at Williams is kicking off the Summer Activity Challenge for 2020 on July 20th. The ahealthyme Activity Challenge requires participants to log 600 moderate exercise minutes (an average of 150 per week) over the course of 4 weeks to successfully complete this challenge. You will enter in minutes… Continue reading »

Circuitous Career Paths in Education (8/6)

August 6 3-4:30pm Zoom link will be shared with those who register- watch for it on August 6!   Education is the most represented career sector in the Spouse/ Partner community. Individual professional tracks vary widely, however, and the types of involvement in education go far beyond teaching… Continue reading »

Departmental Return to Campus Work Plans

Over the coming weeks, each department will develop a departmental reopening work plan that will include which staff members will return to work on campus and when. Department heads can start working on their work plans with the tools below, we will hold a session next week for… Continue reading »

Staff Accommodation/Exemption Request Process

Staff who can successfully do their work remotely should continue to do so through the end of the calendar year. We recognize this will vary by department and job. Departments heads will need to analyze critical services needs and staffing levels to determine what is appropriate for their… Continue reading »

Travel Guidance During the Pandemic

For the overall health and wellbeing of our entire community, we encourage active dialogue with your manager or supervisor on all personal travel (not related to medical appointments or regular commute to campus) to ensure appropriate regulatory requirements are adhered to and critical work functions are accomplished.  Essential… Continue reading »

July 2020 HR Calendar

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in July 2020: Performance Development for Supervisors  (7/7) Building Strong Teams – an e4health webinar (7/15) Managing Chronic Pain – an e4health webinar (7/22) … Continue reading »