The Onboarding Coordinator oversees the entire Onboarding program and is responsible for coordinating the tasks within the process. He/she is the primary contact for the program and accountable for review, enhancement and maintenance. The coordinator also tracks progress of the Onboarding process and ensures each new hire has an opportunity to provide feedback about their Onboarding experience.
The Onboarding Contact is the individual designated by the division to complete assigned tasks. He/She serves as the primary contact, monitors the checklist progress and is accountable for administrative tasks involving the incoming new hire.
The hiring manager/supervisor is the hiring authority that the new hire would report to and support. The hiring manager/supervisor will work closely with the Onboarding coordinator to ensure a successful Onboarding process. He/she should identify how to best engage, manage and motivate he new hire.
A peer support person is a fellow employee (other than the manager/supervisor) who supports a new employee during his/her first months on the job. Their role is to offer advice and guidance regarding the day-to-day aspects of working at UW-Madison. They contribute to the successful Onboarding experience by offering encouragement and assistance as the new employee acclimates to the culture and workplace.
FP&M Human Resources
FP&M Human Resources serves as an initial connection between the hiring manager/supervisor and the new employee. They ensure that proper preparation of paperwork and information is processed prior to the arrival date of the new employee. FP&M Payroll & Benefits staff provides information regarding benefit options, payroll and leave time.