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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Our Services

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

New Findings on Adjunct Professors

Survey reveals how adjunct professors really operate in higher education. A new survey conducted by the TIAA Institute, reveals how adjunct professors really operate in higher education.  The national survey interviewed more than 500 adjunct faculty members.  The majority of respondents reported that they were over the age of 40.  Additionally, most respondents said that […]

Dec 13, 2018

College Professor Salaries Ranked

Find out how professors in different departments are paid. If you’ve ever thought about working in higher education, then salary is probably one of the things that you’ve been most curious about.  Because professors perform many different duties, from publishing scholarly articles to conducting research to teaching classes, you would expect them to be compensated […]

Dec 06, 2018

University Faculty Positions Now Largely Off the Tenure Track

New analysis shows that about three-quarters of all faculty positions are no longer on track for tenure. According to an analysis conducted by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), around 73% of all faculty positions are no longer on track for tenure.  In its report, the AAUP discusses concerns regarding what the loss of […]

Nov 29, 2018

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