Entering a Criminal Background Check - Position of Trust (including report) in HRS
OverviewPolicy requires that employees in a Position of Trust shall be subject to a criminal background check every four years. This document lists the steps for institutions to use to record all jobs identified as a Position of Trust in Job Data on the UW Custom Tab. It also contains the process to run a query to identify those employees who have been identified in a Position of Trust and when the last background check was done.
- Any update to Position of Trust information, change in Last Date Checked or removal, requires a new row to be added with Action = Data Change; Reason = Position of Trust.
- Upon Transfer or Rehire, the Position of Trust defaults back to 'No' and the Last Date Checked field blanks out, requiring a new row to be added to assign the new job as a Position of Trust.
You may click on the links below to navigate directly to a section:
Instructions for Job Data Entry
- Navigation: Workforce Administration > Job Information > Job Data.
- Enter an Empl ID or Employee Name on the Search page; if necessary, enter the Empl Record.
- Click the Search button.
- Click the plus sign to add a row.
- For the Effective Date, use default of today's date (OR for future hire/transfer/rehire dates, use that date and an appropriately sequenced row).
- Select the Action of Data Change.
- Select Reason of Position of Trust.
- Click the UW Custom tab.
- In the Position of Trust box, Select Yes (drop down).
- Enter the the most recent background check date for the Last Date Checked.
- Click the Save button.
Instructions for Running the Query in HRS
Once employees are identified and entered as holding a Position of Trust, these will need to be tracked as they are subject to a criminal background check every four years.
- HRS Navigation: Reporting Tools > Query > Query Viewer.
- Enter the following in the begins with box: UW_HR_POSITION_OF_TRUST
- Click the Excel link associated with the query.
- Enter a full DeptID or use the '%' wildcard (Example: J% = all of River Falls)
- Enter date for Last Date Checked prior to:
- Example: Enter today's date, return anyone in the specified Dept with a date prior to today
- Example: Enter 11/27/2018, return anyone with a last checked date prior to 11/27/2018
- Click View Results button
- Click the Open button on the pop up to download the file of employees.
- File downloads to Excel for your review.
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