Staff Search Committee Certification
This two-part certification covers best practices and legal aspects of conducting a dynamic search and successfully hiring the best candidate.
Effective July 1, 2015, completion of this certification is required for all staff who will serve on a search committee; either as a Search Committee Chair or a Committee Member. This certification will be valid for four (4) years after the date of certification. After four (4) years, an employee will be required to take the course again to become recertified.
Part 1: Complete "Recruiting and Hiring" Online Course
This online training covers each step of the staff hiring process, provides
direction for effective interviewing, and delivers other resources to support
recruitment and hiring. It consists of a 30 minute audio/PowerPoint presentation
and a brief quiz.
Part 2: Complete "Best Practices of Staff Hiring (Legal Aspects)" Online Course
This online course was designed by staff in the Office of Institutional Equity. It consists of a 35 minute audio/PowerPoint presentation, hiring scenarios you read and respond to, and a brief survey.
Both of these courses are online in Canvas and follow each other in the course flow. You must complete both quizzes, a 4 question quiz after Part 1 and a 7 question quiz after Part 2.
To Register for Staff Search Certification, please complete and submit the following form.
Deans, Chairs and Directors Informational Session
Human Resources, in collaboration with the Office of Administration, Vice President for Research, Financial Services & Operations, and Office of Institutional Equity, have provided two half-day informational sessions for Deans, Chairs and Directors.
Human Resources, in collaboration with the Vice President for Research and Financial Services & Operations, have provided two half-day informational sessions for Department Coordinators, Administrative Aides, and Office Assistants.
Human Resources and the Office of Institutional Equity presented a series of trainings for supervisors. The three-part Supervisor Training Series presented valuable information such as the functions of HR and OIE, day-to-day supervision, and maximizing performance.
Part One: Services and Functions of HR and Institutional Equity
An introductory session to learn about the core service areas and functions provided by Human Resources and the Office of Institutional Equity.
Part Two: Day to Day Supervision
This session will help supervisors understand and prepare for everyday responsibilities and challenges. Topics will range from scheduling to safety and from harassment to professionalism.
Part Three: Maximizing Performance
This session will cover strategies for maximizing employee performance. Topics will include: Departmental Onboarding, Developing Competencies, Employee Coaching, Feedback and Recognition, and Open Communication.