Accurate, up-to-date job descriptions, classifications and position frameworks provide the backbone for a successful talent management strategy. But over time, they become difficult to maintain, especially in the ever-changing world of higher education.
The academic affairs team at the University of Memphis (UofM) recruits faculty most effectively when there’s little to no involvement from their human resources team, so that’s exactly how HR and academic affairs designed the process.
Leaders at Appalachian State University (App State) in Boone, North Carolina, understand the importance of providing a positive experience to new hires, which is why they implemented Onboard — the automated onboarding solution from PeopleAdmin.
When Brian K. Dickens, Ph.D., vice president of human resources, joined Ithaca College in New York, leaders at the institution were in the process of choosing a new talent management solutions provider … and Brian knew exactly who to choose.
When leaders at Tarrant County College (TCC) in Fort Worth, Texas, realized their adjunct faculty members were essentially taking on the role of full-time faculty, they knew they needed to make changes to avoid noncompliance penalties.
As with any journey, it’s often those who travel with the best equipment and most skilled companions who reach their destination successfully. Growing Appalachian State University (App State) — on a recent mission to improve its talent management processes — is no exception.
When Wendy Haynes, manager of compensation and recruitment at Tarleton State University, approached her administrators about upgrading from PeopleAdmin 5.8 to SelectSuite a few years ago — “to take care of the business that we needed to take care of,” she explained — they were hesitant to move forward with the upgrade.
Many colleges and universities are deeply steeped in traditions that guide their missions and plans for the future. And occasionally, technology can complement that history and further advance the educational mission.