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

Salary Ranking of the Largest North Carolina Universities

Learn what instructors are making at NC’s most influential colleges and universities. In the state of North Carolina, instructors working at so-called Triangle universities are some of the highest paid in the state.  The Triangle refers to top colleges within a select region of NC that place a strong emphasis on research excellence.  Curious to […]

Feb 14, 2019

The Minimum Wage in Every American State

Learn what the minimum wage is for every U.S. state. Every state in the U.S. sets their own guidelines in regards to minimum wage.  While you might be familiar with the minimum wage laws in your state, what do workers across the country earn?  Refer to this list to learn what the minimum wage is […]

Feb 07, 2019

How Staff Mentorship Programs Help Employees Succeed on Campus

A closer look at the staff mentoring programs at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Brown University. University of Cincinnati UC’s staff mentoring program, Mentor Me UC, first launched in response to a university climate survey which revealed that underrepresented groups, such as people of color and women, felt that they did not have opportunities […]

Jan 31, 2019

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