New hires, moves, and changes — Fall 2021

Welcome to the following employees who have joined UFV or taken on a new role over the past three months August 2021 Skye Fairbairn — Building Maintenance Worker Tawney Gorrie — Department Assistant, Continuing Education Karen Hadden — Assistant, Admissions; moved from Senior Assistant, Admissions Michelle Principe — Supervisor, Accounts Payable Shalina Mudaliar — Officer, … Read more

Share UFV career opportunities on your social media

As a UFV employee, if you have a social media account on LinkedIn, Twitter, and/or Facebook, please consider sharing posted UFV career opportunities to your network of colleagues, clients, customers, and friends to help spread the word. We want to drive applicants to by spreading the word and filling vacancies with great new hires! … Read more

Opportunity to serve on Dean Selection Advisory Committees

UFV Provost and VP Academic James Mandigo and UFV Human Resources are seeking Expressions of Interest from internal members of the UFV community to serve on Selection Advisory Committees (SACs) for two Deans who will commence five-year terms starting January 1, 2022: – Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies – Dean, (new) Faculty of Education, Community, and Human … Read more

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