Manager's Toolkit

The Manager's Toolkit is designed to help you manage your team more easily by consolidating much of the Human Resources information, guidelines, and forms you need in one place.

Employee Development

PeopleAdmin - Powerpoint
PeopleAdmin - Tutorial (Short Version)
PeopleAdmin - Tutorial (Extended Version)
PeopleAdmin - Student Posting Tutorial

To access the PeopleAdmin site, log onto  The username and password is your NKU username and password.

A brief description of each functional area within Human Resources is provided below along with a sample of relevant topics associated with each area.

Functional Area

Brief Description of Primary Functions

Examples of Responsibilities

Customer Service

Organizes Human Resources department activities and customer service initiatives to ensure inquiries from employees, departments, and external parties are handled appropriately

·    Initial HR Inquiries

·    HR Office Reception

·    Coordination of HR Meeting Rooms

·    Assistance with New Hire Packet


Facilitates hiring and recruiting processes for staff and faculty employees


·    Current Job Postings

·    Temporary Staffing

·    Vacancy Management

·    Hiring New Employees

·    New Hire Paperwork

Employee Records Management & Operations

Maintains and updates staff and faculty employment records in SAP related to hiring, status/salary changes, leaves of absence, and separations/retirements to ensure proper employment/payment status and to satisfy compliance reporting requirements

·    Personnel Action Requests (PARs)

·    Workers’ Compensation and OSHA

·    Labor Distribution Issue Research

·    Tuition Waiver Application Process

Compensation and Classification

Administers compensation and classification processes, such as position classification and salary analysis


·    Job Analysis Questionnaires (JAQs)

·    Staff Position Classification

·    Staff Pay Grades

Employee Benefits

Directs all activities related to staff and faculty employee benefits, including health/life insurance, benefits orientation, and leaves of absence

·    Health Care Coverage

·    Insurance Plans

·    Retirement

Payroll and Taxes

Manages payroll processing, time administration, and tax deductions for staff, faculty, and student employees

·    Payroll Calendar

·    Absence Reporting


Employee Relations

Guides employees, supervisors, and departments in establishing and maintaining positive employment relationships that adhere to NKU’s policies, as well as conducts exit interviews

·    NKU Policies

·   Corrective Action

·    ADA Accommodations

·   Employee Exit Interviews


Employee Development

Offers guidance regarding performance evaluations as well as targeted team building and training programs upon department request

·    Staff Performance Evaluations

·    Team Building

·    Training Programs

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