Project State: 
Project Manager: 
Heather Riney
Office of Human Resources
Monday, January 14, 2019

Benny Hire is a project within the Office of Human Resources and IT which will streamline hourly undergraduate student and graduate assistant hiring processes.  

Key Components of Benny Hire:

  • Banner, Nolif and PeopleAdmin integration
  • New hire process tracking and dashboards
  • User-friendly request form built with business logic for the hiring supervisor or designee
  • Routing for budget verification, as needed
  • Upload of applicant information from recruitment system (for hourly undergraduate student appointments only)
  • Eligibility verification and workflows
  • Distribution of CHC/MVHC email and/or forms using DocuSign
  • Creation of offer letter and work assignment forms tha can be routed and signed via DocuSign (for graduate assistant appointments only)
  • Facilitation and distribution of hiring paperwork using DocuSign
  • Phased growth and approach starting with graduate assistant, hourly undergraduate and graduate assistant change process 
Status Summary: 

The Benny Hire project team completed beta testing session #2 and #3 in January.  We are currently conducting in-classroom user training and will be holding an open forum/training for hiring supervisors/designees February 13th 9:30-11 in Kidder 202.  This session will have a WebEx and be recorded for future viewing.  Benny Hire for GAs will go live February 28th.   

Recently Completed: 
  • Fixes, testing finalizing interface design:  throughout the month 
  • Beta testing session #2 and #3:  1/15/2019 and 1/31/2019 respectively
  • Work groups to finalize DocuSign packets and routing of documents to users and into Nolij
  • First week of user based, in-classroom training



What's Next: 
  • Complete development, fixes of user interface and testing of integrations and API:  ongoing
  • Refine routing of including workflow, emails, and DocuSign 
  • User role training sessions:  Week of February 11th, including an open forum focused on hiring supervisor/designee request form (WebEx available and recorded)
  • Communication to user groups and campus by Steering Committee-February
  • Go-live February 28th for Benny Hire-GAs