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WELCOME to UFV

July 23, 2013 July 15, 2013

Welcome to the University of the Fraser Valley. We believe UFV is a good place to work, and for our Welcome to the University of the Fraser Valley. Whether you have just started with us or have been here students, an exceptional place to study. As a workplace, UFV has a long tradition of valuing cordial, for a short while, we believe UFV is a good place to work, and for our students, an exceptional place to open relationships, and an equally long standing reputation as a friendly place to work. We look study. Asto a workplace, UFV has a long of valuing cordial, open another relationships, and an member equally of forward getting to know you, and tradition to supporting you in becoming enthusiastic long standing as a working friendly place to work. We look forward getting to we know you, and UFV’s vibrantreputation learning and community. To help us get totoknow you, request yourto supporting you in becoming another enthusiastic member of UFV’s vibrant learning and working attendance at two events. community. To help us get to know you, we request your attendance at two events. Our New Faculty Orientation (August 20) is your opportunity to explore your workplace and the Come summer fun at our Employee Welcome (^Back) BBQ (August 21) to celebrate theisstart career join andthe professional development options and opportunities available. Breakfast and lunch of the new academic year. Beginning over 30 years ago, this “family picnic” remains one of our most provided. Please RSVP to Ashley Nickel in Human Resources at (604) 504-7441 extension 4429. If popular on theplease campus greenAshley (under tents if the occasionally does not cooperate). you are events, unable held to attend, contact and we willweather work with your dean or director to ensure Enjoy good (complimentary) food, music, company and…prizes! Bring partner/ everyone your orientation is completed. Also, if you haven’t already done so,your please take afamily; moment to review is to this casualResources” event. The barbeque willHR be website held on the Abbotsford (King Road) Campus thewelcome online “Orientation area of the (ufv.ca/hr). beginning at 12 noon. After Orientation, come join the summer fun at our Employee Welcome (^Back) BBQ (August 21) to celebrate start of the new(October academic4)year. Beginning overto30explore years your ago, workplace this “family picnic” Our New the Staff Orientation is your opportunity and the remains one of our mostand popular events,development held on the campus (under tentsavailable. if the weather does benefits, career professional options green and opportunities Pleaseoccasionally RSVP to not cooperate). Enjoy good (complimentary) food, music, company and…prizes! Bring your partner/ Ashley Nickel in Human Resources at 604-504-7441 extension 4429. If you are unable to attend, family;contact everyone is welcome to this event. The be held the Abbotsford (King please Ashley and we will workcasual with your dean or barbeque director towill ensure youron orientation is Road) Campus beginning at 12:00 noon. completed. Also, if you haven’t already done so, please take a moment to review the online “Orientation Resources” area of the HR website (ufv.ca/hr). Further details about both events are enclosed. If you have any questions or need information, please don’t hesitate contact Human ResourcesIf office at (604) 854-4554. I lookinformation, forward to please meeting you Further details to about boththe events are enclosed. you have any questions or need in August, and until then wish you a wonderful summer. don’t hesitate to contact the Human Resources office at 604-854-4554. I look forward to seeing you in August, and until then wish you a wonderful summer. Sincerely, Sincerely,

Diane Griffiths, Diane Griffiths, Associate Vice Resources Associate VicePresident, President,Human Human Resources

Enclosures: Agenda – New Faculty Orientation; Invitation – New Faculty Orientation; Invitation – Employee Welcome (Back!) BBQ


YOUR INVITATION TO UFV’s EMPLOYEE

WELCOME (

back!) BBQ

For faculty, staff, and their families.

August 21, 2013, 12:00 noon Abbotsford (King Road) campus on the campus green Come kick-off the new academic year with an afternoon of food, fun and fellow colleagues. Bus services will be provided for Chilliwack-based employees to/from the Abbotsford campus. Call Nancy Scarrow (local 4065) to reserve your spot.

We hope to see you there. — The Human Resources team

Free food, giveaways, music, and fun!


WELCOME to UFV

You are invited to... New Staff Orientation Oct 4th from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Building A, Room 225 (Boardroom) Abbotsford Campus, 33844 King Road

Please RSVP by Fri, Sept 13, 2013 to Ashley Nickel in HR. ashley.nickel@ufv.ca 604-504-7441 local 4429


WELCOME to UFV

AGENDA: NEW STAFF ORIENTATION FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013 BUILDING “A”, ROOM 225 (BOARDROOM) ABBOTSFORD (KING ROAD) CAMPUS

2:30 PM

REGISTRATION, WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

2:35 ABOUT UFV Learn about the University, its history, traditions and values, vision, mission and strategic directions, and its governance, people and portfolios. OUR WORKPLACE Learn about our workplace culture and climate of diversity, inclusion, safety and wellness as well as the UFV news and event information, resources and services for you. 3:15 BENEFITS & COMPENSATION Explore our total compensation of health, wellness, career & professional development, benefits and other incentives and opportunities that may be available to you. 3:30 CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Learn about your career progression path including probation, evaluation and opportunities for growth and learning along the way. 4:20 DISMISS


UFV New Staff Orientation and BBQ