Academic On-boarding -in 5 easy steps. February 2014. What is On-boarding?. On-boarding –Frequently asked questions What does on-boarding involve? Is it different to induction? Who is accountable for on-boarding? Is on-boarding different for academic and professional staff ?
“On boarding is the process of performing all of the organizational actions that support new staff transition into their new work environment”.
A Guide for Supervisors: Making a Great First Impression
Staff Intranet/HR/ Managers/Recruitment & Selection/Induction/Guide
To ensure Employees are fully integrated within the University of Melbourne seamlessly and efficiently.
What is different about Academic On-boarding in 2014?
Nothing. All of the content within the Academic on-boarding remains the same, however the tools have been collated in one location to make it easier to navigate on-boarding
What does successful Academic On- boarding look like?
A new employee is able to achieve research and/or teaching outputs at the same significant level they were achieving immediately prior to relocating to the University of Melbourne.
Who is accountable for On-boarding new hires?
The Direct Manager
There are many components to a good on-boarding program. Here are the types of sessions and actions we recommend are included in Academic On-boarding:
A specific On- boarding plan tailored to the needs of the new appointee
Area OH&S walk
Faculty welcome event
* New staff Orientation
Day 1 events
Links to regular key meetings
Meet n Greet
Faculty/Department Induction Activities
to the “Joining Melbourne” web page
Assign a Buddy
Induction Compliance checklist
*New Staff Orientation includes different content than the Academic Orientation. For all employees new to the University of Melbourne and /or Melbourne this 1 day session provides a comprehensive overview. Please review training content for appropriateness for any new appointee before registering .
Step 1: Complete Pre Day 1 Actions -Pre-Day 1 checklist
Step 2: Select and assign a “Buddy”.-Selecting a new hire “Buddy”
Step 3: Successfully execute Day 1 -Day 1 checklist
-Sample Day 1 Agenda
Step 4: Successfully Execute On-boarding plan -Sample On-boarding Plan
-Induction Compliance Checklist
Step 5: Review success of On-boarding with new appointee
-Final On-boarding Review Checklist