CPAC Newsletter

2021-2022 CPAC Members

Cheryl Birkenhauer (Chair)
Teacher Education & Kinesiology

Angela Coffey (Vice Chair)
Enrollment Management & Student Success

Thyra Sens (Secretary)
Marcum Conference Center and Inn

Candace Taylor (Event Planner)
College of Engineering & Computing

Andrew Bechtol
Building and Grounds

Dana Miller Carlsen
Hamilton Campus/Regional Libraries

Crissy Edwards
Advancement Services

Jennifer Fox
Emerging Technology in Business + Design

Jennifer Hicks
Middletown Campus/Regional Libraries

Alicia Miller
Center of Teaching Excellence

Juanita Schrodt
German, Russian, Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures

April Turner
Food Service

Lauran Franklin (Ex Officio)
Human Resources

Gail King (Ex Officio)
Political Science

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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