As a manager or supervisor, you have an important role to play in assisting new staff members gain familiarity with their work environment and acquire a sense of belonging which will build their commitment to the University. This page is designed to help you effectively orient and induct new members of staff at Flinders University.
The supervisor reference manual provides a snapshot of the key generic obligations of supervisors and provides:
Supervisors may find the following useful when inducting their new staff:
A checklist to help you to assist your new staff member to set up a safe workstation.
Go through this with your new staff member on their first day. The new staff member and supervisor need to sign the document, and the supervisor must retain the signed checklist in the new staff member's file.
A plan that describes the principles of ‘reasonable adjustment' and ‘reasonable accommodation' to allow, wherever possible, necessary and reasonable adjustments to meet the needs of a person with a disability.
This process will help you identify missing skills, knowledge or abilities needed in your new staff member's role, as well as determine ways to acquire them.
Information and templates for academic and professional staff undertaking performance reviews.
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