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November 11, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Held 3 day design session with on-site Kenexa consultants.
    • Held meeting for potential users of Kenexa to provide high-level design review. Kenexa was available remotely to answer questions. Attended by about 20 faculty/staff.
    • Finalized HireRight contract issues.
  • Issues – None at this time.
  • Activities Planned
    • Heavily into “heads down” design of system features.

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

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Provided information to campus regarding subsequent Study process, phases, and timelines.
    • Phase I notice letters were sent to 1,444 staff, with a response rate of 1,259 (87%) as of October 23, 2013.
    • As of October 23, 2013, we had 486 responses from 501 university support staff (USS) who had the option to move to unclassified professional staff (UPS) positions. Of the 486, 300 (61.7%) decided to go to UPS, and 180 remained USS (37%).
    • Coordinated system changes and uploads for Budget and HR/Pay systems for Phase I.
    • Notified campus departments of final changes for Phase I.
    • Disseminated JAQ link to staff in subsequent phases. Staff completion deadline is November 8th; supervisory completion deadline is November 15th.
    • Began participant identification and invitation process for Phase II focus groups.
  • Issues – Work volume continues to be significant.
  • Activities Planned
    • Activate Phase II focus groups and begin job title and structure review process.
    • Transmit JAQ files to CBIZ.
    • Meet with deans to review Study process.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities & Accomplishments – Project still on hold with Classification/Market Study.
    • Confirmed that vendor price offer valid through calendar year.
  • Issues – Ability to activate project based on current work demands.
Activities Planned – Still on hold.


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