SPEC Kit 323: Socializing New Hires · 111
University of South Carolina
New Employee Orientation Checklist
S ____ If Millennium client access is required consult with ILS System Administrator regarding logons.
S ____ Inform Director of Administrative Services to have a mentor assigned if new hire is in a tenure-‐track
S ____ Consider sending announcement to LINKS with a little more description of the position( if appropriate),
previous work experience, and educational background.
S ____ Inform department members when new employee is expected to relocate and begin work.
S ____ Prepare work space
___ Clean office space and stock with any essential office supplies
___ Make a copy of the most recent library roster
___ Make arrangements the first week for breaks and lunch.
Assemble written materials to give to the new employee (or if on Libraries webpages or intranet
communicate where materials can be found)
__ organizational history
__ mission statement
__ vision statement
__ organizational charts
__ employee handbook
__ Faculty Manual (university)
__ Annual reports
__ operations manual
__ maps (library locations, campus)
__ library publications
__ telephone and email directory
__ list / directory of key people
__ pay schedule (also covered by LHR)
__ job description
__ training program schedule
S ____ Make arrangements for some breaks and lunches the first week
S ____ Consider assigning a buddy
S ____ When you get new employee’s UserID, you will need to get the Libraries Computing Services to set up a
profile on the computer she/he will be using.