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December 9, 2013

Monday, December 9, 2013

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Activities and Accomplishments
    • Work continues on system design activities.
    • Discussions started on integrations and finalizing faculty offer process.
  • Issues – None at this time.
  • Activities Planned – Continue design discussions.

Job Descriptions:  standardize descriptions and create KUL/KUEC salary bands

  • Activities and Accomplishments
    • Finalized Phase I job titles with State of Kansas.
    • Phase I changes loaded in HR/Pay.
    • Held additional focus group meetings for Phase II jobs.
    • Deadline extended for JAQ submission to increase response rate.
    • Requested meetings with deans for Phase II plan discussion.
  • Issues – Lower than desired JAQ submission so extended deadline, shortening implementation timeline.
  • Activities Planned
    • Begin meetings with deans.
    • Continue Phase II focus groups.
    • Transmit JAQ files to CBIZ.
    • Meet with General Counsel’s Office to review FLSA process.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities and Accomplishments – Project still on hold. Did decide to proceed with purchase of software for learning and performance management.
  • Issues – Purchase must be finalized before end of calendar year.
  • Activities Planned – Make purchase arrangements.

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