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

6 Techniques to Enhance Employee Performance Evaluation

Employers must regularly evaluate employee performance to ensure all team members are helping the company. The weakest link can bring down productivity and morale. Setting work-at-home policies help unify a remote team. It’s important to have a plan to boost employee performance to avoid employee burnout and declining profits. Annual Employee Performance Evaluation It’s common […]

Sep 21, 2022

How to Treat Your Employees for a Better People Experience: An HR’s Guide

A business can win the hearts of loyal customers more easily if it demonstrates a sense of people’s experience. The more a company emphasizes the importance of people in its mission, the better reputation it builds with customers. Here’s a look at key aspects your HR department should know about employee treatment. Explanation of People’s […]

Sep 14, 2022

More Companies to Use DE&I as Executive Compensation Metric

The concept of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is seeping into the fabric of the modern business. This set of objectives is a key to defining organizations as socially responsible. Here’s how DE&I as executive compensation is revolutionizing corporate culture. DE&I Compared with ESG DE&I incentive programs are built on the long-term pay incentive model […]

Aug 17, 2022

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