SPEC Kit 323: Socializing New Hires · 115
University of South Carolina
New Employee Orientation Checklist
Define the amount of authority the new employee has during the first three months
E ____ “Tour” the intranet (Supervisor highlights any key documents)
E ____ After new employee receives a CarolinaCard, contact Library Computing Services (Tony Branch) and give
him your UserID and password so new employee can be added to Active Directory. Expect to be in the
system and be able to get a CarolinaCard within the first two weeks.
Contact Library Computing Services (Randy Heard) with the barcode so you can be entered into the back
door database for swiping your card to enter Thomas Cooper Library.
E ____ If you have liaison responsibilities, take your own tour of the department/college.
S ____ or
Once employee has a CarolinaCard explain library services available to the employee for work or
enjoyment (Requesting materials in the catalog, PASCAL Delivers, Interlibrary Loan, Educational Films,
audiobooks, Browsing Collection, Juvenile Collection)
S ____ Ask new employee what questions he/she has about:
__ the libraries
__ the university
__ the department
__ his or her job
E ____ Attend the orientation and tour of libraries and Annex tour organized by the Libraries’ Orientation and
E ____ Faculty positions. The Provost holds an orientation for new faculty in August. Plan on attending at least
some of it. It’s a great way to meet other faculty members from across the university. You should
receive an invitation http://www.sc.edu/cte/newfaculty/
Compiled by Marilee Birchfield for the Orientation and Retirement Team for University Libraries at the
University of South Carolina. December 2010.