DU systems used in routine departmental operations
System for faculty annual reviews (self and others). This is primarily used for faculty annual reviews.
System for travel reservations and reimbursements and purchases of laboratory supplies. The Department Chair is responsible for reviewing and approving expenditures on University and grant accounts. This can be accessed via Pioneer Web through the Employee Tab.
System for new course proposals, existing course management, Bulletin updates. Course proposals and Bulletin editing can be delegated to other people, but the Chair is responsible for approval and forwarding to the Dean’s office.
System for hiring staff and faculty. Much of the work in this system can be delegated to staff, but the Chair needs to understand the system
System for hourly employees – timecard approval. Staff enter their hours via a card swipe system or online. The Chair is responsible for approval of timecards for people who report to them including office staff. Timecards for student employees can be delegated to office staff. Faculty and graduate teaching assistant payroll is handled through a different (paper) system that may be moving online.
Pioneer @ Work
Performance management system for staff reviews. Much of the work in this system can be delegated to staff, but the Chair needs to understand the system.
System for graduate applications. In some Departments work with Slate is done by a graduate admissions coordinator. This can be accessed via Pioneer Web under the Faculty tab.