Staff Heads Up

Harvard e-News: August Issue is Now Available

August 23, 2022
The August issue of the Harvard e-News is now available. Some of the articles contain details about how Harvard administrative systems and processes are changing in response to COVID-19 and the current work environment. As this is an evolving situation, please refer to the departmental websites listed in the articles for the latest updates.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Due to SPA on September 6

August 23, 2022
Proposals for the next call for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly Individual Fellowships) under Horizon Europe, are due to sponsor on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11 AM. Please note, this means that the proposals are due to SPA for internal review on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 AM.

For detailed information,
refer to OSP's Blog post. For specific information about the call, ... Read more about Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Due to SPA on September 6

PI Dashboard Annual Fiscal Year & Balance Forward Schedule FY22-23

July 11, 2022
The HUIT PI Dashboard team is finalizing preparations for the annual fiscal year/balance forward rollover process (ie. rolling over the balances for non-sponsored accounts to the new fiscal year). This year, the rollover is scheduled for Monday evening, August 8, 2022.
You may run FY22 year-end versions of the Non Sponsored account reports in the PI Dashboard between the first business day after the third closing (expected to be Monday, July 20) and before 5 pm on the day of the production fiscal year cutover (expected to be Monday, August 8... Read more about PI Dashboard Annual Fiscal Year & Balance Forward Schedule FY22-23

Harvard Chan School Leadership Announcement

July 6, 2022
The Dean's Office is pleased to announce that Kate Calvin has accepted the position of Executive Dean for Administration at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; her first day will be July 11. Kate will oversee the Offices of Financial Services, Operations, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Sponsored Programs Administration.

Annual ecrt Outage & Appointment Changes

June 21, 2022

Annual ecrt Outage will take place from Thursday, June 30th at 4:00pm until Thursday, July 21st at 10:00am. This includes the annual load of certifier file on July 1, 2022. Please enter appointment changes by July 1.

If you have any questions, please contact Judy Lo, Associate Director of Cost Analysis and Compliance.

Post-Award Metrics (PAM) Meetings

June 21, 2022

SPA, OSP, and department staff meet quarterly to discuss the medium-to-high risk items on the Post-Award Metrics, a customized report ran monthly to quantify and provide visibility into potential financial risks for the School. In hopes of creating greater consistency with the PAM meetings and SPA highlights, we are sharing the schedule for FY23 Q1 and Q2.

Prior to the meetings, SPA highlights the items that will be discussed during the meetings. We request that you update the department comments for the highlighted items, which will assist your ADF during the PAM meetings....

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