Supervisor's Responsibilities

supervisorIt is important to develop good communication with the new employee from the start. Distinct, well-defined expectations will reduce potential misunderstandings that may occur later. The more an employee knows about where he/she works, the more comfortable he/she will feel in his/her new position.

Suggested topics to cover during orientation

  • New employee checklist
  • History, mission, and goals of the department/institution;
  • Position description and responsibilities;
  • Expectations of the supervisor;
  • Career development;
  • University Safety checklist;
  • Responsible computing policies; and
  • Benefits and other personnel policies.

Visit the tools & resources page for links to these and additional resources available on campus to help you develop a comprehensive orientation process for your new employees.