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January 13, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Human Resources Unit:  create strategic role and redesign organizational chart

  • This project is complete.

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • This project is complete.

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

  • This project is complete.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities & Accomplishments:
    • By January 7, 2016, 846 of 984 Administration and Finance (A&F) employees had completed their self-evaluations.
    • Hands-on training for performance evaluations began in the Fall; a total of 28 sessions were attended by 184 A&F employees.
    • As of January 7, 2016, 49 annual evaluations have been completed for 2015 by A&F supervisors; 64 probationary evaluations were completed in the system.
    • In December, 2015, 9800 employee photos were loaded into the Talent Development employee profile from the KU Card system. Only 211 employees “opted out” for the generic Jayhawk icon, rather than their photo.
  • Issues: None at this time.
  • Activities Planned:
    • The Academic sector and those remaining units outside A&F reporting to the Provost will be integrated into the PMS in 2016 as Phase II of the project.  Phase II involves 138 units and 1337 supervisors/employees.
    • Training for goal setting for Phase II participants will occur between January 1, 2016 and March 30, 2016. As of January 7, 2016, 30 training sessions had been scheduled; 68 employees have attended sessions.
    • Nine additional hands-on training sessions for A&F employees to conduct evaluations are scheduled between January 8th and March 1st, 2016.

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