Workforce Focus Committee

Workforce FocusesPurpose

  • Research and recommend best practice for workforce engagement and satisfaction
  • In conjunction with the Office of Human Resources recommends an Annual Plan for Human Resources inclusive of capacity assessment, succession planning and competency review.
  • Establish workforce behavior standards
  • Review and recommend content and format for annual performance evaluation and workforce competency reviews
  • Establish guidelines and recommend an annual plan for professional development
  • Recommend and provide oversight to the college’s employee recognition programs
  • With the Strategic Planning and Institutional Research & Effectiveness Committee, define the process for individual level strategic involvement and engagement
  • Review information (Voice of the Employee) and recommend strategies to support employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Participate in the review and development of policies and procedures required to support the workforce focus purpose and goals


  • Reviewed Employee Climate Survey results and brought forward recommendations for improvement.
  • Based on feedback, established several health initiatives:  Weight Watchers, healthy food options and work/life balances.
  • Increased professional development opportunities and developed a Professional Development website.
  • Implemented a week long on-boarding process for new hires.
  • Brought forward several ways to value and recognize employees with “thank you luncheons,” performance recognition pay and casual attire/jean day fundraiser.