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January 27, 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Continued design and integration discussions with vendor. Obtained administrative support to pay for additional integration field to facilitate earlier access to campus services upon hire.
    • Reviewed features of onboarding system with vendor to determine viability of its purchase. Made decision to and obtained administrative support for purchase of onboarding system.
    • Discussed training plans for recruitment system and obtained administrative permission for funding.
  • Issues – Integration for “friend” process to facilitate early access to services will likely not be available for April go-live but be developed later.
  • Activities Planned
    • Continue design discussions and develop testing and training plans.

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

  • Activities and Accomplishments
    • Finished meetings with deans and VPs to discuss Phase II process.
    • Received JAQ responses from CBIZ and incorporated changes.
    • Finished HR review of preliminary job “slotting” and distributed to campus managers for review.
    • Notified staff of their preliminary inclusion in Phase II and invited them to town hall meetings.
    • Updated website with Phase II job title and town hall information.
  • Issues – Develop approach for replacement of compensation analyst.
  • Activities Planned
    • Take into consideration recommended job title changes from campus managers.
    • Conduct town hall meetings.
    • Begin HR review of CBIZ FLSA designations for jobs.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities and Accomplishments
    • Identified leadership group to discuss with Provost Office.
  • Issues - Staff resources needed to begin implementation of Talent Development systems.
  • Activities Planned
    • Obtain approval for leadership group; invite them, and begin planning process.

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