HR Series: Managing Flexible Work Arrangements

(90 minutes) Colorado and Maryland offer a wide variety of activities to enjoy outside of work, and the central sponsored projects offices at the University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado State University, and University of Maryland Baltimore are committed to supporting our staff’s work-life balance.  Flexible work arrangements – part-time schedules, telecommuting both part and full-time, and flex time – have become a normal part of our staff’s schedule. This session will explore the benefits of flexible work arrangements:  what works well, challenges, and things to consider as a manager when implementing and managing flexible work arrangements. 

Time will be provided for discussion and questions. 

Ashley Stahle, Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs, Director of Post-Award, Colorado State University
Alexa Van Dalsem, Senior Manager - Proposal Development, University of Colorado – Boulder
Dennis Paffrath, Associate Vice President, Research, University of Maryland - Baltimore

Level: Overview

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Member Price: $105.00
Non-Member Price: $125.00

This webinar is part of NCURA’s four-part HR Series.  Already purchased one or more of these webinars, and want to complete your bundle? Please reach out to to receive your bundle discount.

  • Participants will learn how to encourage sponsored projects offices to consider alternative work arrangements, if they don’t already.
  • Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of these work arrangements, like how they can be a no-cost perk (if we can’t increase salary, we can have excellent work-life balance).
  • Participants will be provided with examples of successful alternative work arrangements, including part-time employees in proposal work.
  • Participants will be given tips for how to make these arrangements successful.

Ashley Stahle

Interim Director & Associate Director, Sponsored Programs

Colorado State University

Alexa Van Dalsem

Assistant Director, Office of Contracts and Grants

University of Colorado - Boulder

Dennis J. Paffrath

Associate Vice President of Research Administration

University of Maryland - Baltimore

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