Human Resources
Human Resources Policies
Accepting Gifts from Vendors / Suppliers
Appearance Policy (Dress Code)
Assignment of Duty / Scheduling
Attendance / Tardiness
Behavior / Conduct
Bulletin Boards
Cell Phone Policy
Cell Phone Use While Driving Policy
Classification of Employees
Compensatory Time
Confidential Information
Discipline Prodecure (Progressive)
Equal Employment Opportunity
Leave of Absence
Bereavement Leave
Educational Leave
Family and Medical Leave
Jury Duty Leave
Military Leave
Special and Partial Leaves
Benefits (While on Leave)
New Hire Orientation
Observed Holidays and Holiday Pay
Overtime Pay
Performance Appraisals
Personal Use of University Resources
Personnel Records
Problem Solving / Appeal Process
Recruitment / Hiring
Sexual Harassment
Smoke Free
Termination of Employment
University Closings (Compensation)
Wage and Salary
Workers' Compensation Information
Wellness Initiative
Benefits / Human Resources / Payroll Forms

For More Information, Contact:

Human Resources
Revere Center 204
Moon Campus
412-397-6270 phone
412-397-2555 fax

New Hire Orientation

1.0 Policy
1.1 It is the policy of Robert Morris University to require all newly hired employees to have an orientation within the first three days of employment.

2.0 Scope
2.1 This policy applies to full-time and regular part-time employees.

3.0 Procedure
3.1 Employees are informed of the orientation by the Human Resources Department.

3.1.1 Each orientee is given an Administrative Policy and Human Resources manual.

3.1.2 A Human Resources Orientation Checklist is to be completed and placed in the employee's personnel file.

3.2 Employees who have begun working prior to the orientation date are to be released from duties within the department on the orientation date.

3.2.1 Department managers will be notified of the date of the orientation by the Human Resources Department.

3.2.2 Employees are to be paid for the time spent at the orientation.

3.3 The orientation conducted by the Human Resources Department is to include, but is not limited to the following topics:
  • University organization and provide organization chart
  • Campus layout and map
  • Confirmation of salary/hourly rate
  • Exempt/non-exempt status and compensation practices
  • Fringe benefit program
  • Medical/dental
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible benefits program
  • Tuition scholarship program
  • Travel insurance
  • All other applicable benefits and issues
  • Administrative and Human Resources Policies including, but not limited to:
    • Problem solving process
    • Job promotion/transfer procedure
    • Sexual harassment policy
    • Smoking policy
    • Drug and alcohol free workplace
    • Pay day
    • Campus security program and crime statistics
    • Parking program
    • Safety orientation/hepatitis B vaccination program (for applicable job classifications)
    • Employment forms

3.4 Department managers are to conduct their department specific orientation.

3.4.1 A Department Checklist is to be completed and placed in the employee's personnel file. The Human Resources Department will provide the department manager with a checklist for each new employee.

Effective: 02/01/2000