Background Checks – Executive Committee Craig Carnaroli Executive Vice President Andrew Binns Provost’s Office Lori Doyle Communications Jack Heuer Human Resources Greg Rost President’s Office Maureen Rush Public Safety Wendy White General Counsel
Background Checks – Working Group Suzanne Bellan Penn Professional Staff Assembly Pierce Buller Office of General Counsel Pat Burns Arts and Sciences Susan Curran Provost Office/HR Michael Morrin Public Safety Sharon Jacobs HR/Compensation Donna Showell HR/Recruitment Lauren Steinfeld Audit and Compliance Gary Truhlar, Chair Human Resources
Background Checks – Current Status
Background checks on ORG opt in/out basis New staff hires only Checks performed on ~70% of new hires Current staff are grandfathered Criminal background, credit check, driving history Convictions only Performed by a division of ADP Findings reviewed by HR, OGC, Audit/Compliance Costs ($100) charged back to department
Background Checks – January 2008 Background checks performed University wide Based on job related criteria New staff hires only Current staff are grandfathered Criminal background, credit check, driving history, education, reference checks Performed by HireRight Convictions only Explicit employment criteria Costs centrally funded
Background Check Criteria
Handle credit cards (customer cards or Penn cards)
Purchase supplies or material?
Financial control/access to budgets, salaries, sensitive data?