College of SEFS Induction
SEFS Local Induction Process and Checklist
The College of Science, Engineering and Food Science recognises the importance of an effective induction for employees into the University. Joining a new organisation can be both interesting and challenging and it can take time to settle in and find your way around. The Head of School/Unit has responsibility for managing and coordinating local induction. Local induction refers to the School and role specific induction process that takes place when an employee joins the University. This process equips the staff member with the necessary information to participate fully in their new role.
The Induction Process is an important way of ensuring that the new staff member and the school/unit derive real benefit from their appointment. The aim is to enable the staff member to perform to their full potential as soon as possible.
A successful programme will involve a team approach and will give the new staff member the opportunity to meet their colleagues and to gain an understanding of the role of every member of the team. To support and guide managers through this process the following checklist is available: