(A) Policy statement
All newly hired regular staff (non-faculty) will be scheduled to attend a mandatory new employee orientation. To the extent possible, new staff must attend orientation the first day of employment or the first available date orientation is scheduled.
Human resources and talent development must approve departmental requests to begin new staff before orientation. Persons are prohibited from beginning work until all steps of the pre-employment process are completed and have been reported by human resources and talent development to the hiring department.
(B) Purpose of policy
The new employee orientation provided by human resources and talent development is designed to welcome new staff and begin the process of assimilating them to the university of Toledo.
(1) General information
Human resources and talent development will present a general orientation that introduces new staff to the mission and vision of the university of Toledo and the university of Toledo medical center and an in-depth discussion of the university of Toledo's core values; provide an overview organizational structure and pertinent general policies and procedures including rule 3364-50-01 of the Administrative Code; and present information regarding employee benefits and provide relevant enrollment documents. Additionally, for health science campus new employees, human resources and talent development will explain fire, disaster codes, incident reporting and general infection control and some relevant safety standards.
Human resources and talent development will contact the (department/employee) to schedule the orientation.
The orientation program may last up to one full day.
New orientations are held bi-weekly.
(2) Department responsibilities
Each department is responsible for providing new staff an orientation specific to the departmental unit. The department orientation focuses on job responsibilities and competencies, department specific safety policies and procedures, and performance expectations.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3364
Rule Amplifies: 3364