Human Resource Administration

80 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

urihr@ucs.uri.edu – 401.874.2416 - 401.874.5741 (fax)

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Date: April, 1989

EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION

I. APPLICABLE TO:

 New employees.

II. PURPOSE:

To accelerate employee productivity and work performance by providing them with important information concerning State and University policies, procedures, services, and responsibilities.

III. POLICY:

Orientation sessions are conducted monthly for new employees (Faculty orientation is held in August of each year) to acclimate them to working within both the University and the State systems.

IV. PROCEDURE:

The Director of Personnel Services is responsible for notifying new employees of the orientation date.

Administrative Leave is granted to participants attending a session held during their normal working hours.

 Topics include, but are not limited to:

The University’s Organizational Structure and Governance System

State of Rhode Island Merit System Law and Personnel Rules

Board of Governors’ Personnel Rules

The University’s Personnel Services

Policies and Procedures

Compensation and Benefits

Public Safety and Health

Affirmative Action/EEO and Sexual Harassment Training

V. MATERIALS/HANDOUTS

 Employee Orientation Packet.

 

 

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