Communication efforts were expanded and included a CMS presentation
to the ASI Board and the release of the “Early Edition”
Update Newsletter that was developed to inform the campus about
the latest and soon-to-be released CMS functionality. The first
issue of Early Edition was released in November (Leave Accounting
and Positive Pay), the second issue in December (Part-Time Faculty)
and the third issue in January (Student Worker).
Reporting Committee was established. The objective of this committee
is to evaluate how CSUF will handle batch job setup/submission,
output generation, report distribution, report archiving and research/data
mining against reports in the CMS environment.
Forms Committee was established. The committee is responsible
for developing a set of requirements for forms software and to
evaluate the existing software used on campus as well as other
software options based on the determined requirements.
are in-process for CMS Document/Trainer, CMS Communication Specialist,
CMS Programmer/Analyst, CMS Administrative Assistant and CMS Project
On December 1st, all employees were able to view their leave balances
through CMS LAPP (Leave Accounting and Positive Pay). Employees
access LAPP using Employee Self Service pages. Timekeepers and
managers now have access to reports in addition to an attendance
roster that provides usage, history, and balances for their employees.
All is available through the university’s portal
December 19th, Part-Time Faculty functionality was released to
the campus. This functionality allows Colleges/Departments to
appoint, reappoint or make changes to existing appointments for
all Part-Time Lecturers, Teaching Associates, and Graduate Assistants.
Once the appointment is approved a contract for the appointment
can be e-mailed automatically to the Part-Time Faculty member,
Teaching Associate or Graduate Assistant.
January 16th, additional distributed functionality was released
to the campus. Additional departments are being trained on and
are obtaining access to CWID Search, Department Roster and Queries.
January 17th, Student Worker functionality was released to the
campus. This functionality allows departments to appoint and reappoint,
enter data changes (position change, pay rate change and termination),
and enter time worked (and print CD048s) for student assistants,
bridge and work study students and instructional student assistants
directly into CMS.
for CMS HR courses is now online. Users are able to register for
CMS training using an online registration system through the campus
portal. This registration system allows the user to choose class
dates and times that are convenient for their schedule.
recruitments were conducted for Finance Business Analysts: Allyson
Bates (Lead), Shelly Montoya (Accounts Payable) and Joan Horn
(Procurement). The recruitment for the Budget/GL Business Analyst
and various backfill positions are still in process.
to implement CMS FIS Project during June 2007 was made by Finance
Management Team and CMS Steering Committee in November.
CSU CMS Executive Committee approved the July 2007 timeline 8.9
Finance implementation. Amir Dabirian and Chris Manriquez presented
the new timeline and 8.9 version proposal to the CSU CMS Executive
Committee on January 9th in San Jose.
Cedar/Crestone (CMS Readiness Assessment partner) determined that
CSUF met all the "Minimum" and 'Ideal" criteria
in all ten of the readiness categories. Readiness Assessment interviews
were conducted during the weeks of January 9th and 16th with various
groups and individuals including:
Student Administration Management Team
Student Administration Module Leads
and Admissions & Records
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the CMS SA implementation partner
was released on February 10th to various CSU MEA contractors.
CMS SA team is an official tenant of University Plaza. Estimate
is for utilization of space to begin in March 2006. Surplus furniture
received from the Chancellor’s Office.
are in-process for Student Administration staffing and backfill.