Project State: 
Project Manager: 
Heather Riney
Office of Human Resources
Monday, December 10, 2018

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 the ECS mini sprint successfully.  We started the communication plan with presentations throughout the month of November with university leadership, human resource leadership and the business center finance managers.  Additionally, we have our first of two beta test group sessions in December and have been working on DocuSign integration and finishing the final user interfaces.  We are on target for our February go-live.

Recently Completed: 
  • Fixes, revisions and additional interface development:  throughout the month 
  • Completion and success of ECS mini sprint for APIs and integration:  11/16/2018
  • End-to-end UAT session:  11/27/2018
  • Vice Provost  Presentation of the GA Solution:  12/5/2018



What's Next: 
  • ECS Mini Sprint  for APIs and integration:  projected to be complete 11/16/2018
  • Complete development and fixes of user interface:  before beta testing
  • Continue to work through DocuSign integration and envelopes:  throughout out the month of December and January
  • Beta Testing Session:  December 20th and January 15th
  • User role communication and training sessions:  January