UC Blue Ash College New Employee Guide and Resources

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Dean Robin Lightner

Dean Robin Lightner

Welcome to UC Blue Ash College!

We're excited that you've decide to join our campus, where you'll have the benefits of being part of a large, R1 university, as well as the collegiality and teamwork of a smaller institution. Our college is a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work. We serve students with a wide range of academic abilities, and we’re proud that through our rigorous classes and support services, they perform very well academically when they transition uptown. We have world-class professional development opportunities available at the college and at the university. Your colleagues are committed to top-notch teaching and service to students. It’s great to be part of a team that is entirely focused on student success.

There’s plenty to learn about our great college and the university, so this site has been designed to help you navigate this new world. Be certain to view the sections personalized for faculty, staff and student workers. Please use these resources to help become acquainted with our college and to ensure your onboarding process as an employee is a smooth one.

We’re glad you’re here, and I wish you all the best for a successful career at UC Blue Ash College!

Dean Robin Lightner

About Our Team

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Our Faculty come from all over the world to make the Cincinnati area and the Blue Ash community their home. We have put together this web page and these links to offer you some insights into our college and our community. As new members of our UCBA family, please let us know if there is any other way we can assist you as you get acclimated to your new “home”. We WELCOME you to the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College.

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Our Staff are VIP’s, Vitally Important Personnel, in the day to day operations of UC Blue Ash College as well as in the fulfillment of our long term goals. This page and the links you will find here are designed to aid you in the transition to your new working environment – not only on our campus but also in our community. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact any one of our team members for assistance.

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Student Workers

There are many routes to academic and career success, and everyone’s choice will be a little different. There’s no question, however, that work experience while in school can accelerate your progress. UC Blue Ash College is excited to have you join our team.


New Employee Start Guide

Are you new to UC Blue Ash? Did you just take a position or just start? Check out this new employee guide that walks you through what you need to do in your first month of employment. View New Employee Guide


Contact Information

Amy Owens Smith
Human Resources Manager and
Equal Opportunity Coordinator
Muntz Hall • Room 140
Phone: (513) 745-5615
Email: smith9a5@ucmail.uc.edu