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New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation (NEO) is the first step in welcoming new hires to CMA. Its main objective is to familiarize new employees with the University, its organizational structure, its policies and procedures, and to enable them to get a better understanding of their benefits and the various benefits options available to eligible new employees. In addition, the orientation provides detailed information about the programs available through the Department of Human Resources, Health and Safety, and University Events,  The objective of the session is to provide new employees with all the pertinent information they need to begin working at the university.

* Please Note: New Employee Orientation is mandatory for all new employees.  The  following trainings may be required:

  • Safety Training – All employees are required to take on-line safety training.
  • Conflict of Interest/Ethics Training – Individuals who, in the course of their employment, make decisions that could have financial consequences and could result in conflict of interest are required to complete a statement of economic interests and take an on-line ethics training course.  
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention (SHP) Training – Individuals who have supervisory authority and/or serve in a MPP management positions are required to take an on-line SHP training
  • Defensive Driver Training – Employees who drive on behalf of the University in the course of their employment, may be required to take defensive driver training, and authorize the University to obtain their DMV driving records.
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)- Employees with access to student data in course of their employment shall receive training regarding adherence to federal legislation governing the confidentiality of student records.
  • Background Check/ Fingerprinting - Employees whose positions are considered “sensitive” such as those working with minor children, handling cash or financial resources, holding master keys, and those with access to personally identifiable information etc. may be subject to fingerprinting.