Induction is an important process by which new employees of Trinity are received and welcomed into the University. It is a formal process for introducing the employee to his/her work location and colleagues, as well as providing him/her with a clear understanding of the job, role and responsibilities and the mission and vision of the University as a whole.
All employees new to Trinity should go through the induction process and there is a useful Induction Information for New Staff pack (see link below). Ideally, induction should commence on the new employee’s first day or as soon as practicable thereafter.
The Manager/Head of Area is responsible for ensuring all aspects of the Induction process are completed in a timely manner and a Guide for Managers and an Induction Checklist are provided below to assist in this.
Where an employee has transferred from one department to another within the University, the Manager/Head of Area should hold an induction meeting and cover the topics which are relevant to the employee in his/her new role (e.g. hours of work, structure of department, duties of the role, etc.).
In addition to local induction, Staff Induction Days provide new staff with an introduction to the University’s history, structure, strategic intent as well as its services and supports for staff. Induction days are a valuable opportunity to meet other staff new to Trinity as well as senior University personnel.
The Induction day includes lunch in the East Dining Hall and a highlight is the tour of the University Campus by one of our expert guides.
Eligible new staff receive an invitation to attend by email after they take up appointment.
Further details are available from Ext 2580.