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

Average US Pay Increase Projected to Hit 4.6% in 2023

The average US pay increase is expected to hit 4.6% in 2023, according to a recent survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This increase is slightly higher than the 3.2% that was projected in 2019. It is expected to be a result of the current low inflation rate, as well as the tight labor […]

Jan 18, 2023

Why You Must Have a Modern Employee Directory?

In today’s globalized, hyper-connected workforce, trust and transparency are crucial.  A modern employee directory is a perfect tool to facilitate these aspects. Read on to learn more about the modern employee directory and its benefits in the workplace. A Modern Employee Directory Connects All Your Employees A modern employee directory is a powerful tool for […]

Jan 11, 2023

Tips to Create a Proactive Performance Management Plan

Difficulties with employees, absenteeism, poor quality work and other performance issues are bad for organizational success. It’s important to have a proactive strategy to manage these problems long before they occur and force you to terminate the culpable employee. For most successful organizations, a holistic performance management plan is the right approach. Keep reading for […]

Dec 14, 2022

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