CPAC Newsletter

November 2019

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Holiday Project Basket Raffle

Thank you for participating in our Holiday Basket Raffle. The lucky winners are Ricardo Maduro and Misty Barret. Donna Boston is the winner for the Regional Basket.
2020 SATTS Summer Conference. Mark your calendar! May 19, 2020. We are working hard on another exciting conference for you to enjoy.

2019-2020 CPAC Members

Laura Desmond, (Chair)
Global Initiatives 9-3949

Gail King (Vice-Chair)
Political Science 9-0902

Emma Lester (Secretary)
Information Technology Services 9-5350

Cherly Birkenhauer
Teacher Education 9-3602

Fabienne Bohon
Goggin Ice Center 9-9800

Amy Corrington
Microbiology 9-5422

Emily Dreisbach
Farmer School of Business 0-1712

Jennifer Hicks
Miami Middletown Library 7-3221

Richard Kiefer
Office of the Registrar 9-2691

Penny Mannix
Chemistry & Biochemistry 9-0469

Alicia Miller
Center for Teaching Excellence 9-9263

Melissa Allen (Ex-Officio)
Campus Services 9-0398

Lauren Franklin (Ex-Officio)
Human Resources 9-9551

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Job Enrichment Program

The Miami University Job Enrichment Program (JEP) provides resources for professional learning to help the University develop and retain valuable Classified Staff members as well as maximize job performance and individual satisfaction. Staff are encouraged to develop their knowledge in ways that are meaningful and satisfying while fulfilling the mission and needs of the University.

Successful completion of Job Enrichment learning opportunities may result in a Job Enrichment Bonus, a Premium Pay Increase, or an Advanced Component Bonus.

Key benefits of the program include:

  • Recognizes and rewards growth in job knowledge and expertise
  • Fosters continued quality service to the University community by providing learning opportunities for highly motivated staff
  • Offers a variety of learning opportunities including in-person workshops, e-learning and self-study courses 
  • Encourages collaboration between staff members and supervisors to plan and manage professional learning and job growth

Job Enrichment Award Chart

  • Bonus 1: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 2: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 3: 50 points, $550 premium pay increase: $.55 per hour
  • Bonus 4: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 5: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 6: 50 points, $550 premium pay increase: $.65 per hour ($1.20 per hour total premium pay)
  • Bonus 7: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 8: 50 points, $550
  • Bonus 9: 50 points, $550 premium pay increase $.80 per hour ($2.00 per hour total premium pay)
  • Advanced Component Bonus 1, 2, ect.: 50 points, $550

CPAC Sponsorship Program

Miami Holiday Project

Brightening the Holidays for Local Children in Foster Care


By Dec. 4

You can sponsor a child for just $100.


By Dec. 4

Donate gifts or hold a fundraising activity with your group, club, office, department of division.


On Dec. 7

Shoppers are needed at 6:00 am at Hamilton West Meijer


Dec. 9-12

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wrap children's gifts at Phillips Hall, Racquetball Courts


Miami Holiday Project Donation Drive

The annual Holiday Project is spearheaded by Miami's Classified Personnel Advisory Committee and the Unclassified Personnel Advisory Committee. It accepts donations for children who are under court supervision, many due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.

Money raised goes toward toys, clothes and other needed items that volunteers purchase according to the children's wish lists.

Meijer will host our shopping day on December 7th at 6am, and during Finals week, December 9-12, we will sort and wrap up the gifts for delivery to the Butler County and Preble County agencies. We will need 100 shoppers and 70 wrappers!

Please sign up to hold your own fundraiser's, bring in the donations and we will sort it all November 27 at noon in 218 Phillips Hall.

Send your donations to: 

"Miami Holiday Project"
106 Phillips Hall
420 South Oak Street
Oxford, OH 45056

Contact Anita Sackenheim, Project Chair or call 513-529-2700 for more information. 

Holiday Schedule

Winter Break - Tuesday, 12/24/2019 (University closed; not a paid holiday*)
Winter Break - Wednesday, 12/25/2019 Christmas Day
Winter Break - Thursday, 12/26/2019 (observance of President's Day)
Winter Break - Friday, 12/27/2019 (observance of Veteran's day)
Winter Break - Monday. 12/30/2019 (University closed; not a paid holiday*)
Winter Break - Tuesday, 12/31/2019 (University closed; not a paid holiday*)
Winter Break - Wednesday, 01/01/2020 New Year's Day