Resources for Supervisors

Supervisor Toolkit

The Supervisor Toolkit provides supervisors with information and resources for employee welfare, hiring, orientation, training, development, leave, performance, and position management, rewards and recognition, policies and procedures, and separating from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Employee Welfare

Resources for supervisors related to employee welfare, including environmental health and safety, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), reasonable accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and additional employee support and education programs.

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Hiring Process Resources

Resources for supervisors related to hiring and orientation, benefits, bargaining units and personnel plans, payroll, search process for unclassified employees, student employees, timekeeping, travel reimbursement, and use of volunteers.

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Leave Management

Resources for supervisors related to leave management, including Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), leave of absence, requesting leave, return to work and worker's compensation, and election, voting, and political activities.

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Performance Management

Resources for supervisors related to performance management, including how to do performance evaluations, position descriptions, rewards and recognition, and training and development.

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Supervisor Policies and Procedures

Resources for supervisors related to supervisor policies and procedures, including the employee code of conduct, board policies, and Minnesota State University, Mankato policies.

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Position Management

Resources for supervisors related to position management, including department/staff on-campus information changes, position descriptions for classified and unclassified staff members, reclassifications, and salary range assignment.

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Rewards and Recognition

Resources for supervisors related to employee rewards and recognition, including guidelines and helpful hints, the Maverick Pride Award, and Established Awards.

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Training and Development

Resources for supervisors related to training and development, including general local and state resources, leadership opportunities, the professional development website, and instructions for searching and registering for training via ELM.

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Separating from the University

Resources for supervisors related to separating from the University, including general departing procedures, exit interview checklist, and resignations and terminations.

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Faculty Workload Management

The Faculty Assignment Management Automation (FAMA) project was implemented to greatly improve the speed, efficiency, and accuracy with which faculty are paid for the work they do.

Faculty Workload Management