Human Resources

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The EMPOWER Human Resources module makes it easy to administer and manage key faculty and staff data for your institution.  The module is paired with the Higher Education Payroll module and is designed to help manage:

  • Complex workload calculations (teaching, office hours, committee assignments, etc.)
  • Academic credentials and history
  • Authorization to teach defined classes at defined levels
  • Department members and multi-department assignments
  • Open and filled positions
  • Personal information
    • Demographic data
    • Dependents
    • Tax status
    • Benefits
    • Deductions
    • Pay grades, ranges and steps
    • Salary history

The Human Resources module utilizes the single relational database structure of EMPOWER to maintain data integrity and synchronize all information needed by related departments.

Key Features

Human Resources Department can manage:

  • Faculty teaching qualifications and rank
  • Teaching history
  • Committee assignments
  • Aggregate work load (office hours, teaching, committee assignments, etc.)
  • Department affiliations
  • Organizational structure
  • Open and filled positions
  • Office assignments and hours

Integration with the Records module provides:

  • Grade analysis and reporting
  • Daily teaching schedule
  • Team teaching assignments
  • Advising load