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October 14, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Implementation team has begun initial discovery conversations with project team.
    • Kenexa is establishing tentative project timeline.
    • Met with CLAS reps to provide updates on project and information about system enhancements.
  • Issues – None at this time.
  • Activities Planned
    • Provide updates to stakeholder groups.
    • Coordinate on-site design meetings with Kenexa.

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

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Held final town hall meetings. Final attendance at 12 town halls and various meetings was 859.
    • Disseminated lists of final job title determinations to about 80 unit leaders.
    • Updated website with town hall materials and salary guidelines and communicated those to campus.
    • HR agreed with approximately 80% of the assignments, requesting changes to only 20% of the job titles. After reviewing the additional position information provided by units, HR made approximately 73% of the unit requested changes to job titles. Overall HR only varied from departmental requests for about 5% of the final job title assignments.
    • Finalized details for CBIZ engagement for subsequent study phase.
    • Discussed use of FLSA computer exemption with CBIZ.
    • Notified campus of employee notice distribution timeline.
  • Issues – Need to make determination regarding bonus amount for those USS eligible to receive a bonus after November 10th.
  • Activities Planned
    • Incorporate feedback from unit leaders prior to disseminating employee notices.
    • Disseminate employee notices.
    • Resolve any remaining job title differences as appropriate.
    • Begin planning for subsequent phases.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities & Accomplishments – Project on hold with Classification/Market Study.
  • Issues – Ability to activate project based on current work demands.
    • Activities Planned – Still on hold.


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