Staff Resources

Business Continuity Plan

Disaster Recovery Strategies

Condition1-2 Days3-4 Days5-10 Days11+ Days
One. Critical program space and facilities are damaged or not available
  • Have staff work at home or other designated site
  • Re-route/forward phones
  • Contact Postal Services and make appropriate arrangements
  • Use procurement cards as necessary
  • Communicate with all responsible parties to relate alternate site of distribution and collection of all financial documents including payroll
  • Have staff work at home or other designated site
  • Re-route/forward phones
  • Contact Postal Services and make appropriate arrangements
  • Use procurement cards as necessary
  • Communicate with all responsible parties to relate alternate site of distribution and collection of all financial documents including payroll
  • Have staff work at home or other designated site
  • Re-route/forward phones
  • Contact Postal Services and make appropriate arrangements
  • Use procurement cards as necessary
  • Communicate with all responsible parties to relate alternate site of distribution and collection of all financial documents including payroll
  • Have staff work at home or other designated site
  • Re-route/forward phones
  • Contact Postal Services and make appropriate arrangements
  • Use procurement cards as necessary
  • Communicate with all responsible parties to relate alternate site of distribution and collection of all financial documents including payroll
Two. Critical equipment is damaged or unavailable
  • Secure equipments and/or communicate with responsible IT staff in college or central IT
  • Secure equipments and/or communicate with responsible IT staff in college or central IT
  • Secure equipments and/or communicate with responsible IT staff in college or central IT
  • Secure equipments and/or communicate with responsible IT staff in college or central IT
Three. Centrally provided power becomes unavailable
  • Logistical: see Condition # 1 reponses
  • Critical equipment: see Condition # 2 responses
  • Logistical: see Condition # 1 reponses
  • Critical equipment: see Condition # 2 responses
  • Logistical: see Condition # 1 reponses
  • Critical equipment: see Condition # 2 responses
  • Logistical: see Condition # 1 reponses
  • Critical equipment: see Condition # 2 responses
Four. Communications via phone, fax, email and internet becomes unavailable.
  • Use personal cell phones, if available
  • Use alternate fax and computer equipment: UH or external
  • Report to IT; obtain repair timeline and communicate this information to responsible parties in deparrtments
  • If outage is all UH: await word from appropriate administrator and communicate to college and department staff via alternate phone
  • Use personal cell phones, if available
  • Use alternate fax and computer equipment: UH or external
  • Report to IT; obtain repair timeline and communicate this information to responsible parties in deparrtments
  • If outage is all UH: await word from appropriate administrator and communicate to college and department staff via alternate phone
  • Use personal cell phones, if available
  • Use alternate fax and computer equipment: UH or external
  • Report to IT; obtain repair timeline and communicate this information to responsible parties in deparrtments
  • If outage is all UH: await word from appropriate administrator and communicate to college and department staff via alternate phone
  • Use personal cell phones, if available
  • Use alternate fax and computer equipment: UH or external
  • Report to IT; obtain repair timeline and communicate this information to responsible parties in deparrtments
  • If outage is all UH: await word from appropriate administrator and communicate to college and department staff via alternate phone
Five. Central Info Systems are non-funcational. Mission critical data is unavailable
  • Use hard copies of most recent data; e.g. payroll rosters, payment receipts, etc.
  • Use hard copies of most recent data; e.g. payroll rosters, payment receipts, etc.
  • Use hard copies of most recent data; e.g. payroll rosters, payment receipts, etc.
  • Use hard copies of most recent data; e.g. payroll rosters, payment receipts, etc.
Six. Local info systems (LAN or desktops) become non-functional
  • See Condition # 2 responses
  • See Condition # 2 responses
  • See Condition # 2 responses
  • See Condition # 2 responses
Seven. Staff is impacted by disaster and not available to work
  • Have contact information at home and contact staff
  • Using phone tree, identify any available staff
  • Advise Dean and Craig Ness
  • Have contact information at home and contact staff
  • Using phone tree, identify any available staff
  • Advise Dean and Craig Ness
  • Have contact information at home and contact staff
  • Using phone tree, identify any available staff
  • Advise Dean and Craig Ness
  • If short-staffed, hire temporary staff
  • Have contact information at home and contact staff
  • Using phone tree, identify any available staff
  • Advise Dean and Craig Ness
  • If short-staffed, hire temporary staff
Eight. Critical business partners or vendors unable to provide goods or services
  • Absorb delay
  • Absorb delay
  • Identify alternate vendors
  • Identify alternate vendors
Nine. Critical business partners or vendors unable to provide goods or services
  • Absorb delay
  • Absorb delay
  • Identify alternate vendors
  • Identify alternate vendors