About Us

Founded in 1996, McKnight Associates, Inc. is a consulting firm of professionals with senior level human resources experience in higher education. Our team specializes in hands-on human resources consulting for colleges, universities, medical centers and organizations of all sizes.
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JOB CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION

We view pay systems as part of an employee relation strategy adding value to organizational excellence. One that links individual and team rewards to improved performance. We encourage employee involvement and collaboration in our projects to ensure smooth transitions from traditional to new pay approaches.

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FLSA DETERMINATION TOOL "eFLSA"

As a means of addressing this complexity with a low cost, high quality solution, McKnight developed an electronic FLSA audit or eFLSA Patterned directly from the U.S. Department of Labor's FLSA Exemption Standards.

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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT APPRAISAL FORM "ePAF"

Performance Management is a cycle of events flowing from Organizational Goals and based on Communicated Competences and Behaviors. Our Performance Management Program links pay for performance for faculty and non-faculty employees.

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FACULTY & STAFF BENEFITS SURVEY "eBenefits"

The eBenefits Survey further allows institutional decision makers to shape or tailor benefits for different groups, and to make policy decisions and budgetary decisions that are backed by hard data.

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CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY

McKnight Associates, Inc. and Baird Consulting provide a survey measurement services offered to colleges, universities, and academic medical centers.

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HR ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN

McKnight offers services that include exploration of the human resources goals of an institution and the development of new strategies with campus leadership.

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Our Clients

International Clients

United Arab Emirates University
Dubai School of Government
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
Lebanese American University
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

Recent News

7 Useful Guides for an Effective Hiring Process

Hiring the right talent for your business is crucial to its long-term success. The key is to hire skilled and knowledgeable people who want to work for your company. Here are seven important steps for the selection process when filling open job positions. 1. Make job applications easily available Before you allow job candidates to […]

Nov 09, 2022

Why U.S. Workers Are Getting Pay Hikes Next Year

U.S. companies are expected to increase staff salaries in 2023 amid various unfavorable economic conditions, according to the July Salary Budget Planning Report by WTW. They’re budgeting for this under the pressure of low labor supply and the pay expectations of employees coping with a higher cost of living. Between April and May earlier this […]

Oct 19, 2022

Urban Consumer Price Index From July Unchanged, BLS Report

After increasing by 1.3% in June, the urban Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained unchanged in July on seasonal adjustment, according to a press release by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). An indicator of spending patterns for city consumers and workers, the all-item index soared 8.5% over the last 12 months before seasonal adjustment. […]

Oct 12, 2022

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