HR Applicant Tracking System training sessions

Human Resources has been offering ongoing training sessions to train users on the functions of the new Applicant Tracking System, which has now been LIVE since January 7, 2021. Features of the new system include: Web-based posting requisition form Multi-level, online approvals, and posting tracking Online application interface for job seekers Secure resume viewing dashboard … Read more

Live healthy and enjoy rewards with Manulife Vitality Group Benefits — available now!

Would you like to live a healthier life? Check out Manulife Vitality for Group Benefits Members, an app-based program that helps you know your health, improve your health and enjoy the rewards. Manulife Vitality is now available to all UFV employees with extended health care coverage. The Manulife Vitality app boosts your motivation to make … Read more

Special Leave approved for Covid-19 vaccinations

For employees scheduled to receive their Covid-19 vaccination during the workday, staff and non-teaching faculty can request time off using special leave per Article 25.7 (g) Specialist Medical Appointments. “For an employee’s non-routine, medical, dental and therapeutic appointment with a specialist where these appointments cannot be reasonably be scheduled outside of working hours.” For more … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes: April/May 2021

Welcome to the following new employees: April 2021 Sandrine Trichard — Coordinator, Practicum & Internship Keerthi Jijo — Business Analyst Sundeep Hans — Director, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion May 2021 Amy Tucker — Department Assistant, Faculty of Professional Studies Karli Menagh — Department Assistant, Physics Chad Riggins — Senior Analyst, Technical Systems moved from Senior … Read more

BMO Bank At Work mortgage presentation — April 20 and 22

BMO Bank At Work Mortgage Presentation Please join Kevin Cheung, Manager, Partnerships for BMO Bank at Work Mortgage Presentation He’ll provide a quick overview of the benefit and how you can take advantage of these exciting offers. Tuesday and Thursday April 20 and April 22 1-1:45 pm Microsoft Teams meeting   For more information, … Read more

Resiliency in Response to Abnormal Times workshop — May 11

Build resiliency while experiencing normal reactions during this abnormal time in the midst of COVID-19. Develop an understanding of the impact of current stressors on our well-being, how to recognize the signs of stress, and how to react appropriately. Facilitator: Canadian Mental Health Association of BC Tues, May 11 12-1 pm Online, Zoom For … Read more

Municipal Pension Plan Members (Staff)

Municipal Pension Plan members can now choose to receive digital notifications when your latest pension information is available online — like the Member’s Benefit Statement and Report to Members. Going paper-free is fast, secure and allows you to keep track of all your important pension information in one place. Signing up for paper-free communications is … Read more

Consultation — Posthumous Credential (199) policy

As part of a five-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Posthumous Credential (199) policy. Please submit your comments to by the deadline 4 pm, Fri Apr 9, 2021. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at 04/09/2021

New Hires, Moves and Changes, February 2021

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have secured a new position. Anthony Adefolaju — Administrator I, Database Pamela Webster — Laboratory Technician, Registered Nursing & Dental Assisting Gordon Jang — Analyst I, Systems moved from Educational Technologist Adriana Striker — Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies, Practical Nursing Sarah Wallin … Read more

Robbyn Bennett joins UFV as first Director, Counselling and Wellness

Robbyn Bennett (MA, RCC) has joined UFV in a new position on the Vice President Students team, as the inaugural Director, Counselling and Student Wellness. This position is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction on student wellness programming and services, advancing a vision of holistic student wellness across the institution, which meets the needs … Read more

Tuition Waiver deadline

Permanent employees are reminded to submit Tuition Waiver requests prior to the start of the Winter 2021 semester. Information and the Tuition Waiver Request form can be found on the Human Resources website. Please contact Debbie Dyck at or 604-864-4653 if you have questions. For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at 12/23/2020

UFV Pension Basics — Dec 9

Learn more about your pension. Employees at UFV who are members of the College Pension Plan or the Municipal Pension Plan are invited to this workshop to learn more about their pension. The workshop will provide basic information on both pension plans, plan design, and options at retirement. Facilitator: Debbie Dyck Wed, Dec 9 12-1 … Read more