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December 16, 2015

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Human Resources Unit:  create strategic role and redesign organizational chart

  • This project is complete.

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Although this project is complete, we are embarking on the implementation of an automated onboarding process using the IBM 2XO product. The project will provide efficiencies for new hires, the staff of the Shared Service Centers and Human Resources who assist in onboarding. Use of paper processes will be reduced. Our target implementation is July, 2016, though we have to establish a project plan with the vendor. We will provide updates on the project as it progresses since it relates to improvements in the hiring process.
  • Job Descriptions:  standardize descriptions and create KUL/KUEC salary bands
  • This project is complete.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities & Accomplishments:
  • At the end of November, 803 position descriptions of recently filled positions were made available to campus managers and employees via the Talent Development system.
  • Reminders were distributed to employees in Phase I of the Performance Management system implementation to complete self-evaluations. At the end of November, 215 employees had completed self-evaluations, and 773 had yet to complete self-evaluations.
  • Issues: None at this time.
  • Activities Planned:
  • Photos from the KU Card system will be loaded into the Employee Profile in the Talent Development on December 17th. Employees will be notified prior to the load.
  • Further reminders will be distributed to employees and supervisors in Phase I of the Performance Management system implementation to complete self-evaluations.
  • Notices will be sent to supervisors in Phase I of the Performance Management system implementation to begin completion of annual staff evaluations for 2015 which are due March 1, 2016.
  • Invitations to training for goal setting during January and February will be distributed to department heads in Phase II of the Performance Management system implementation. 


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