Banner® Human Resources

Banner® Human Resources

Your faculty and staff are the heart of your institution. But recruiting the best talent, engaging them with appropriate rewards, and delivering the services they need to thrive is a complicated job. Banner® Human Resources is a comprehensive human resources, payroll, and position control solution that helps institutions support every aspect of the employee lifecycle.

Manage your institution’s most important asset: your employees

Empower employees

Empower employees

Provide self-service access to employees’ personal profile, career, and team information.

Manage personnel

Manage personnel

Simplify complex position budgeting and employee compensation processes.

Boost efficiency

Boost efficiency

Configure the tools to meet your institution’s specific processing needs.

Strengthen decisions

Strengthen decisions

Manage data more strategically to provide comprehensive insight across departments.

Features

Self-service capabilities and dashboards

Self-service capabilities and dashboards

enable faculty, staff, and administrators to access the information they need, when they need it.

  • Review direct reports’ profile information
  • Assess and approve submitted timesheets, advance leave requests, and electronic Personnel Action Forms for hiring, employee, and job status changes
  • Review and approve compensation and funding adjustments
  • Model salary and budget adjustments
  • Review proposed faculty compensation records
  • Access personal and job-related information
Talent management tools

Talent management tools

help you attract, engage, and retain top talent.

  • Automate job requisitions so you can manage applicants more successfully
  • Create career sites to help you identify the right candidate
  • Foster team collaboration for faster, more accurate candidate review
  • Access to more than 30,000 integrated learning titles to deliver employee training
  • Maintain required training and certification from a single eLearning system
  • Align individual goals with departmental objectives and organizational strategy
  • Manage workforce and employee succession
  • Evaluate staff and faculty performance with a 360-degree view
  • Tailor the system to your institutional business requirements and configure it for best practices
  • Integrate seamlessly with Banner Human Resources 
Position management tool

Position management tool

helps you plan, budget, and track positions and staffing.

  • Budget for and track specific positions
  • View funds that are budgeted, committed, and available for each position
  • Calculate encumbrances based on configurable options including system calculation, annual salary, value input, or hours input
  • Utilize interactive budget development functionality to plan salaries
  • Manage and monitor progression, promotion, workforce, and utilization analysis
Employment administration tool

Employment administration tool

helps you manage employment, compensation, benefits, and leave plans with ease.

  • Communicate, route, review, and approve personnel actions such as hiring, salary increases, employee status changes, and adjustments to labor distributions
  • Calculate appropriate compensation packages for full-time, adjunct, or part-time faculty based on instructional and non-instructional workload
  • Track tenure, reappointment, and sabbatical leaves as well as faculty workload and compensation
  • Manage benefit and leave eligibility as well as the calculation of payroll deductions and paid time off accrual with configurable rules 
Payroll processing tools

Payroll processing tools

empower you to gain complete control over payroll processes, data, and costs.

  • Accommodate your institution’s payroll, personnel, benefits, and budgeting policies and procedures
  • Support and track compensation nuances for faculty, including multiple appointments, varying start and end dates, and 9/12 or 10/12 academic years
  • Use default work schedules for hourly employees to minimize web time entry input
  • Process direct deposits and check-based payrolls
  • Allow employees to update direct deposit allocations with self-service tools
  • Manage federal, state, or provincial wage and tax reports
  • Handle multiple stipends, premium pay, and work shifts, including rates and differentials

How it works

Banner® Human Resources provides you with a rich and flexible toolset that helps you manage your employees more efficiently and effectively. This powerful platform delivers the insight you need to recruit and hire qualified candidates, determine appropriate compensation packages, and deliver better services to every employee. And, it provides self-service access to the data you need to administer and report on payroll, budgeting, grants, and position control.  The result? A more satisfied, high-performing workforce.

Who is using Banner® Human Resources?

Banner® by Ellucian is backed by more than 30 years of evolution in higher education technology and consistently exceeds the changing needs of institutions around the world.

Our first payroll after (Faculty Load and Compensation implementation) had no errors, and we totally freed up time from our HR department, our department administrative supports, and our schools—as well as our payroll department.
Katherine Ulibarri, Vice President, Finance and Operations, Central New Mexico Community College