New Hire Checklist


(This list is meant as a guide. Feel free to add your own items as appropriate for your positions)

General Orientation

  • Give tour of facility/work space:
    • Printer
    • Office supplies
    • Staff offices
    • Restroom
    • Kitchen
    • Emergency exits
  • Introduction to department faculty and staff


  • General department policies and procedures
  • Time reporting and communicating absences
  • Dress code
  • Email and internet use
  • Confidentiality and FERPA (if applicable)
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Emergency procedures

Administrative Procedures

  • Telephone etiquette
  • Office supplies
  • Using printer and copy machine
  • Record keeping

Position Information

  • Introduction to team
  • Review job description and expectations
  • Review training plan
  • Review schedule and hours


  • Review usage and expectations for all hardware and software including:
    • Shared computers
    • Email
    • Social media
    • Shared drive
    • Software or online platforms necessary to conduct the job
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