New Faculty – Departmental Orientation with Raiderlink Overview - Fall 2023

chaired by Sung-Won Lee (Texas Tech Univ.)
Thursday, 21 September 2023 from to (America/Chicago)
at SC 103
We, PHAS office, are excited about Fall 2023 semester and want to ensure we introduce our new faculty members to some of the tools available online to assist them with their employment, instruction, budgets, purchasing, travel, etc. as they begin their employment with Texas Tech Department of Physics and Astronomy! We know this semester will bring some unique challenges and wanted to help however they can as they are new to the campus.
Go to day
  • Thursday, 21 September 2023
    • 13:00 - 13:05 Welcoming statement and introduction of staff 5'
      Speaker: Sung-Won Lee (Texas Tech Univ.)
      Material: document pdf file} more information link}
    • 13:05 - 13:15 [Part.1] Joyce Norton – Unit Coordinator 10'
      - Employee tab (Leave reports, parking, direct deposit, tax forms)
      - Epaf documents
      - Address their roles as faculty advisor (as it relates to RA ePafs)
      - Key requests (for themselves and their students as appropriate)
      - Procurement reconciliation and Pcard Application process
      Speaker: Ms. Joyce Norton (Physics and Astronomy)
      Material: Slides word file}
    • 13:15 - 13:25 [Part.2] LaHonda Boyce – Business Manager 10'
      - Available Budgets tab (setup, examples)
      - Discuss my role relative to their grants
      - Purchasing process
      - Property Management
      - Building Emergency Management (contact forms)
      - Workorders
      - Travel (application, travel card application and travel links)
      Speaker: Ms. Debra Boyce (Texas Tech University)
      Material: document word file}
    • 13:25 - 13:35 [Part.3] Melanie Ungar – Physics Academic Advisor & Scheduler 10'
      - Address their roles as faculty advisor (as it relates to their RA’s)
      - Registration process information (permits, late adds/drops, etc.)
      - Scheduling information
      Speaker: Dr. Melanie Ungar (Texas Tech University, Physics & Astronomy)
      Material: Slides pdf file}
    • 13:35 - 13:40 [Part.4] Misc. 5'
      - Faculty tab/Dashboard (Grade changes/Incomplete forms, Rosters, etc.)
      - Syllabi information/guidance
      - Service in the Department
      - Questions/Closing statements
      Speaker: Sung-Won Lee (Texas Tech Univ.)
      Material: document link} more information linkdown arrow
    • 13:40 - 13:50 Q&A 10'