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New Student Employee Orientation Checklist

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New Student Employee Orientation Checklist

 The following checklist can be helpful in orienting new students to a particular department. In some capacities the students meet and serve the Library users, but regardless of the particular job assignment, all student employees represent the Libraries. Supervisors should make every effort to see that all components of the list are covered with the student. When completed, place the form in the departmental student employee file for future reference.

__________Note student's campus & home address, phone numbers.

 __________General expectations of job; work schedules; absences, guidelines for work evaluation and job termination

 __________Explain department function, tour area, purpose of their job

 __________ Introduce to staff in department

 __________ Locate restrooms, first-aid supplies, fire exits & extinguishers, staff lounge, vending machines

 __________ Explain policies & forms for time sheets; deadlines for signing them; pay checks and where to pick them up

 __________ Policies for breaks, eating, dress, etc.

 __________ Proper use of telephone, greetings (if on public desk), etc.

 __________ Job benefits: work references, Library skills

 __________ Individuals to report to, phone numbers to call if sick, absent, etc.

 __________ Training of equipment used in job (if needed)

 __________ Training on job duties

 __________ Reporting emergency situations; Give name & phone number of emergency contact person

 __________ Completion of Library and/or University orientation program


Student Name: _________________ Supervisor:________________



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Last Updated: 1/23/12