Once the contract is entered into PeopleSoft by the Departmental HR Administrator the electronic approval process called workflow, begins.
There are three steps in the approval process:
All steps in the approval process must be complete prior to Payroll cut-off dates in order for the employee to be paid.
Contracts may be approved while on Queen’s campus or off campus on a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Remote Desk Top connection. Information on how to remotely access PeopleSoft.
Department Heads, PIs and designates receive one email listing all contracts pending approval entered into PeopleSoft within the previous 24 hours.
Principal Investigators may delegate the approval of contracts in PeopleSoft by completing FIN-FRM-008 Account Signing Authority.Department Headsmay delegate the approval of Research Contracts in PeopleSoft by emailing requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. When submitting your request, please include the following: