Roles and Responsibilities
Accountabilities in the orientation and induction process are as follows.
1. University staff at the faculty, department and division level
2. Supervisors at the particular workplace level
3. Administrative support staff at the workplace level
4. The new staff member
Heads of Department/Schools
Provide information about the faculty, department or division; its mission, role, structure, policies and procedures.
Human Resources Division
Provide induction folders (sent out with letter of offer) and the Welcome to Monash University-wide Orientation Workshops for all staff.
Centre for Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT)
Provide information about teaching quality, plans, policy and governance, support and much more for academic staff - see website - Education at Monash.
Provides an overview of research activity and regularly provide research orientations - see the website - Research at Monash.
Is accountable for the induction of new staff members in the workplace;
- planning the induction program
- organising on-the-job learning
- working with administrative staff to co-ordinate orientation and induction activities
- introducing new staff members to colleagues and senior management
- defining role and responsibilities
- managing the probation process where applicable
- assisting the staff member in the development of their performance plan
Administrative staff in the workplace
- Work with supervisor on administrative support for the new staff member's orientation and induction
- Assist with pre-employment and general administrative support, particularly with day one itinerary.
New staff member
- Actively participates in all stages of the induction process.
- Provides supervisor with feedback about their experience of the orientation and induction process and professional development needs.