114 · Representative Documents: Orientation/Socialization Checklists
University of South Carolina
New Employee Orientation Checklist
Orientation and Retirement Team will try to organize tour of all the campus libraries within the first 3
months. (If position has more immediate or deeper need than a general introduction schedule meetings
S ____ Discuss library organization (including committees and teams), library goals and objectives, library-‐wide
E ____ Individual meetings with unit staff
Make appointments to meet key people (people identified by supervisor).
Training in core job areas
E ____ Have new employee meet with Head, Library Computing Services if necessary regarding ergonomic
computing and remote needs.
S ____ Departmental and Common shared drives
S ____ Review confidentiality, especially for anyone working with patron records but applicable to other situations
S ____ Consider planning a coffeebreak or lunch with the department to celebrate the new member’s arrival
LHR ____ Tuition reimbursement
E ____ Recreational facilities and programs (explores USC website or materials to be created by Orientation and
E ____ Campus events (explores USC website or materials to be created by Orientation and Retirement Team)
E ____ Recreation and wellness (explores USC website or materials to be created by Orientation and Retirement
E ____ With supervisor’s approval, take a campus tour. Tours are available Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and
2 p.m. Reserve a spot http://www.sc.edu/visitorcenter/showSelfServiceWizard.do?admissionStatus=NE
E ____ Want to learn more about the university?
° subscribe to the ANNOUNCE listserv http://www.sc.edu/announce/join.html
° read USC Times backfiles http://www.sc.edu/usctimes/
E ____ Want to learn more about the community?
° Pick up a FreeTimes (available near Thomas Cooper Library exit and area businesses or online
S ____ Ask new employee what questions he/she has about:
__ the libraries
__ the university
__ the department
__ his or her job
S ____ Determine what you expect the new employee to accomplish during the first three months on the job.
Discuss with new employee.