What's Happening in HR
Human Capital Services
As we continue to advance our vision and goals for K-State 2025, strategic and transformative leadership is necessary. Effective July 1, 2014, the Office of Human Capital Services consolidated and integrated the human resource functions and services offered in the Office of Academic Personnel, Office of Institutional Equity and Division of Human Resources. The elevated level of service that results will take the development of our faculty and staff — K-State's greatest resource — to new heights.
HCS is Working on a Compensation Philosophy
Electronic W-2’s Now Available
Don’t forget to check your 2015 paycheck for Health Insurance Changes
The first paycheck for 2015 has been posted and was paid on January 2, 2015. Please view your self-service paycheck in HRIS and verify your open enrollment elections. The January 2, 2015 check will have deductions for health insurance and flexible spending. It will also indicate the plan and provider for health insurance. The January 16, 2015 check will have the deduction and deposit for the HSA or HRA (employer only). Should you find a discrepancy from your October enrollment, please email your enrollment confirmation statement to RJ Steelsmith, firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a summary of the discrepancy. This information then may need to be forwarded on to the State of Kansas to correct any errors.
Employees may notice changes reflected on their pay check dated January 2, 2015. Please see "Why is my pay check different in 2015?" for an overview of the changes effective in 2015.
Deferred Compensation (457) Plan Changes
All K-State employees are eligible to enroll in the deferred compensation (457) plan offered by KPERS. Deferred compensation is a supplemental retirement savings option that allows employees to set aside pre-tax money to an annual contribution limit established by the IRS. Employees do not need to be benefit eligible to participate in this employee plan. Please note, this plan is solely funded by the employee, the University does not make contributions to this plan.
Starting in January 2015, Great-West Financial began providing plan administration, record keeping, education and communication for the KPERS 457 Retirement Plan. Great West Financial replaced ING/Voya at the end of the year, December 31, 2014.