∑ Develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) to hire a consultant to assist in developing a total reward system.
∑ Implement a total reward system that is market driven and addresses internal pay equity.
∑ Revise job descriptions to clarify behavior and performance expectations.
∑ Develop career ladders that are tied to job competencies.
∑ Revise performance evaluation process to measure expectations and to assist in career development.
∑ Revise recruitment and selection process to insure fair practice.
∑ Develop and implement grievance process that will include peer review.
∑ Revise and update HR policies and procedures.
∑ Develop and implement employee handbook.
∑ Develop and implement a Comprehensive Training and Staff Development Program.
∑ Develop and implement a standard Code of Conduct.
∑ Develop and implement instant recognition award appreciation program.† (Letís catch people doing something right.)
∑ Division and departmental meetings.
∑ Develop and implement a new employee orientation program:
o What is Rensselaer?
o What benefits does Rensselaer offer you?
o What are Rensselaerís expectations of you?
∑ Newsletter outlining:
o Key initiatives;
o New hires;
o Employee of the month.
∑ Institute-wide Staff Communication Committee.
∑ Continuous education regarding policies and procedures for faculty and staff.