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

How Colleges Can Maintain the Well-Being of Faculty During the Pandemic

Since COVID- 19, we’ve been finding new ways to get our work done while keeping safety in mind. The same is true for educational institutions around the globe. Colleges have quickly adapted to online teaching methods, so the students do not fall behind on their education. However, it might not be as easy for the […]

Jun 04, 2020

Staff Workforce Standards in Higher Education

Colleges everywhere are faced with the challenges of declining enrollment while continuing to effectively provide services. Non-instructional staff is an integral part of their mission and it is important to ensure that the composition of the staff workforce will continue to support the success of the college. Benchmark comparisons with other institutions can help with […]

Jun 02, 2020

How COVID- 19 is Affecting Colleges and Universities

COVID- 19 has become a global pandemic, so people are practicing some preventive measures to protect themselves from contracting the disease. One of the important preventative measures is social distancing, where people have to stay away from each other and not come into proximity. Coronavirus Impact on Colleges and Universities Colleges and universities are opting […]

May 28, 2020

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