Part-Time AAUP/Faculty New Hires

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  1. Employment documents -- Required for electronic accesses. When you return your signed contract to your Dean’s Office, be prepared to fill out forms required for employment.  Westminster new hires may do this at Academic Coordinator's office on the first floor of Williamson Hall. The forms include the I-9, the W-4 , and the Employee Data Sheet. The I-9 requires that certain documentation be shown and must be filed in person; please check the form via the link for details.  You may also file the employment forms in the Human Resources Office, Moore Library room 108 on the ground level.

  2. Orientation -- Orientation for faculty is held in late August, and covers teaching-related topics, fire safety, payroll procedures, credit unions, and security. Contact the Teaching and Learning Center, [email protected] or call x5333, for more information.

  3. Electronic access -- E-mail accounts, Canvas accounts and other electronic tools are managed through a centralized authentication system called RIDER KEY.  You will be registered in the RIDER KEY system within two days after employment. E-mail accounts are set up automatically;  you can retrieve your account-name from the online directory.  Canvas accounts are set up automatically following the establishment of an RIDER KEY account. For help with electronic access call x3000 (609-219-3000).

  4. ID card -- Access to staff parking, to library services, and to some buildings is available only with the official University ID-card, which is issued by the Office of Residence Life in room 137 of the Bart Luedeke Center, or in the Dean of Students Office at Westminster. It's a photo ID and you must appear in person. The ID card can be issued as soon as the RIDER KEY account is established.

  5. Early Access for Teaching Adjuncts --  To enable you to access the Canvas system for course development and management, you can attain access to RIDER KEY as soon as the Human Resources Office has all completed documents. including your signed contract and your completed employment documents (I-9, W-4, and data sheet, see #1, above).  Please allow two working days for account setup.  If you are a new adjunct teacher, you must also have completed an online application for the job.

  6. Campus phone system -- Please consult with your hiring department about phone and voice-mail access. For on-campus help with phone problems call x3000 (609-219-3000).

  7. Campus directory access -- The most up-to-date directory information is online.