Faculty Earning Time

In Workday you will be able to manage your time tracking, benefits, payroll, and performance management.

Time Tracking

Select the employee type and role(s) that best suit you to learn more: 

Faculty Earning Time 

Do I need to log time worked in Workday?
(Exceptions apply for time worked during
Campus Closures and University holidays)
NO
Do I need to request time off in Workday? YES

Faculty "Manager"

Do I need to approve time worked and time off for employees
that report to me? 
YES

Learn more about your responsibility as a “Manager” in Workday.

Faculty Earning Time Working in Applied Research Labs/Electro-Optics Center

Do I need to log all time worked to projects in Workday? YES
Do I need to request time off in Workday? YES

Time Worked

Faculty Earning Time typically will not need to log time worked in Workday, but will need to log time that is worked during Campus Closures and University holidays so that they can earn time off accruals. Faculty Earning Time in the Applied Research Labs/Electro-Optics Center will need to log all time worked to projects. 

Faculty “managers,” which is defined as anyone with a direct report, will be asked to approve time worked for employees who report to them, if applicable. However, they will have the option to delegate this responsibility to a unit-based Timekeeper if they so choose.

Time Off 

Faculty Earning Time will request time off in Workday.

Faculty “managers,” which is defined as anyone with a direct report, will be asked to approve time off requests in Workday for employees who report to them, if applicable. However, they will have the option to delegate this responsibility to a unit-based Timekeeper if they so choose.

Benefits

Eligible Faculty Earning Time will use Workday to elect benefits during open enrollment. You can also update dependents due to life events or change beneficiaries for life insurance directly in the system. When you view your benefits, you’ll be able to see each plan, the plan’s coverage begin date, the deduction begin date, the employee cost, and employer contribution.

Payroll

Anyone who receives a paycheck from the University will be able to view and print pay slips and W-2’s. Workday enables you to manage your payment elections, such as direct deposit accounts. You will be able to elect up to two direct deposit accounts, plus Penn State Federal Credit Union.

Performance Management 

Faculty “managers” of full-time staff will conduct performance management activities such as goal setting, mid-year, and end-of-year performance evaluations. This will begin to take place in Workday during the Fall 2017 semester.