Session 4
SESSION 1
4/15/2019
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
SESSION 2
4/15/2019
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 3
4/15/2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
4/16/2019
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
SESSION 5
4/16/2019
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 6
4/16/2019
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

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Description:Pay equity is in the headlines and causing concern for many employers, including those in higher ed. Are you at risk because of the way you determine starting pay at your institution? Would you like to have a consistent methodology for setting starting pay at your institution that recognizes prior experience of employees and ensures pay equity? The compensation team at Austin Community College will share how they use a salary placement matrix to achieve pay equity and articulate the reason for differences in pay among their employees.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:701 Clallum
FRAMEWORK:Core Competencies
TRACK:Compensation; Talent Management
Description:Increase your knowledge on digital transformation in HR, and learn how to prepare the workplace and better engage with Generations X, Y and Z. This session will provide ideas for applying technology to HR in its digital transformation journey. The audience will gain knowledge of artificial intelligence, self-services, chatbot, machine learning, IoT and DevOp. Learn best practices and explore new technology that will improve overall HR operations in a new era.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:703 Hoko
FRAMEWORK:Building Organizational Talent
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development; HR Metrics
Description:Examine the benefits and opportunities to use strategic partnerships to develop cutting edge practices that support student success while building collaborative relationships with faculty and leaders throughout the college. Consider the benefits of human resources being a regular member of the leadership team of student services and learning – involved in strategic planning and budget discussions! Through a workshop model, we will share our journey and spend time collaborating with each other to brainstorm, problem solve, and create actions to implement key strategic partnerships on your campus.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:705 Palouse
FRAMEWORK:Institutional Leadership
TRACK:HR Strategy
Description:When you work in HR, you witness the human condition in action every day. So it’s no surprise that a variety of conflicts land on your doorstep — from petty to the most profound. This session offers a roadmap for productive conflict intervention through development and use of mediation skills. These are skills you can hone for use in and out of the office, and for which you can train your supervisors.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:702 Clearwater
FRAMEWORK:Building Self and Others
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:It’s important to revisit tax withholding after major changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Come learn how employees can determine accurate withholding amounts. An IRS representative will be on hand to discuss how to perform a “paycheck checkup” to ensure that the correct amount of federal income tax is being withheld and will also explain how to use the IRS online Withholding Calculator. Other tax reform topics will include an overview of the employer credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave. The IRS will also share emerging employment tax issues and discuss ongoing tax schemes that may be targeting employers.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:706 Pilchuck
FRAMEWORK:Core Competencies
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance, and Public Policy
Description:The landscape of the higher education workforce is in the midst of tremendous change driven by the reduction of baby boomers, dominance of the millennial workforce, continued fast pace of change in technology and more. This session will provide an overview of strategies that many colleges and universities are using to confront the changes impacting their current and future workforce.
DATE:Tuesday, April 16 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
ROOM:707 Snoqualmie
FRAMEWORK:Building Organizational Talent
TRACK:Talent Management