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Orientation and Training

When you first hire a student, please take some time to help your student get acquainted with your particular office and the policies of West Texas A&M University.

OVERVIEW OF DEPARTMENT

  • Mission of Department
  • Organizational chart and job responsibilities of staff members
  • Other areas with which the office interacts
  • Procedure manual

PHYSICAL SURROUNDINGS

  • Introduction to co-workers
  • Work area
  • Location of equipment, supplies, restroom, break area, etc
  • Information about nearby departments (to better answer customer's questions)

DAILY JOB EXPECTATIONS

  • Work hours - daily and weekly
  • Recording hours/timesheets - when they are due, where to pick up checks and what hours payroll is open.
  • Dress code
  • Punctuality
  • Behavior/conduct on the job
  • Confidentiality - view a generic Confidentiality agreement

SPECIFICS ABOUT PERFORMING REQUIRED TASKS

  • Operating the phone, taking and forwarding messages
  • Operating other office equipment: computer system, copier, fax, register, etc.

FEEDBACK/EVALUATIONS/COMPENSATION

The above suggested orientation checklist can provide a base for your training. A department specific training checklist may also provide useful suggestions to training your new student workers.

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