Policy on New Employee Orientation

Policy Number: 414

Human Resources

The permanent link for this policy is: https://policies.northeastern.edu/policy414/

I. Purpose and Scope

 

New Employee Orientation provides an introduction to Northeastern University – our mission, governance, and goals. The program also outlines expectations relating to business conduct and policy, and other policies, introduces the benefits offerings and identifies resources available to assist new employees in their on-boarding at the university.

II. Definitions

 

For purposes of this policy,

A new employee is any benefits eligible employee whether faculty or staff hired, re-hired, or transferring to a benefits-eligible position.

The hiring manager is the manager who interviewed and selected the new employee and who will be the direct supervisor. 

III. Policy

 

All new employees are required to attend New Employee Orientation.

The hiring manager is responsible for making certain that the new employee attends new employee orientation.

IV. Additional Information

 

The schedule for New Employee Orientation is published on the Human Resources Management (HRM) website.

The Office of the Provost conducts orientation for new faculty who are hired at the start of the academic year.

If a new employee misses new employee orientation, the hiring manager is responsible for re-scheduling the new employee for the next new employee orientation.

    V. Contact Information

     

    HRM Customer Service Center: 250 Columbus Place; 617-373-2230; HRMinfo@neu.edu

    Responsible Office/Department(s)

    Human Resources

    Related Policies

    N/A

    Related Procedures

    N/A

    Supersedes

    New Employee Orientation Process

    Keywords

    New Employee Orientation; New Hire Orientation; Orientation

    Version History

    Last Revision Date: N/A

    Issued: April 2, 2014