UMKC Supervisory Development Series

The start of a new year can be a great time to invest in your own professional development! The UMKC Supervisory Development Series will begin with Supervisory Foundations on February 6, 2020. All spring dates are Thursday in the afternoon at the Administrative Center. This certificate program includes 10 in person courses and 8 online myLearn topics. Program facilitators use a UMKC prospective to guide you through a wide range of supervisory-related topics. This is a great opportunity to build up your supervisor’s toolkit and network with other supervisors.

Instructor Led Course Schedule at a Glance (All sessions are at the Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street)

Enrollment is through myLearn at UMKC Supervisory Development Series.

Courses do not need to be completed in the order listed above. If you have started the program, your progress is on your Learning Transcript page in myLearn.

Contact Susi Mickey at mickeysu@umkc.edu if you have questions or need assistance with enrollment. There are additional resources on the UMKC Human Resources site at Supervisor Resources and the Talk It Up! page.

Lifewise EAP Webinar: Enhancing Your Personal Safety

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On January 22, 2020 the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Enhancing Your Personal Safety

Description: Being aware of personal safety is an important part of our survival. Our personal safety can be threatened in various ways, such as physically or financially. This training will present the four pillars of personal safety: awareness, knowledge, intuition/instincts, and strategy.

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 12pm and 3pm on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.

USERNAME: UMKC

PASSWORD: EAP

Once you login please click on Webcasts, please select the webinar listed under the 2019 schedule.

Lifewise EAP Webinar: Navigating Change Personally & Professionally

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On December 18, 2019, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Navigating Change Personally & Professionally

Description: Many adults struggle with the reality of change inside and outside of work. Examine your responses to change and improve the ways you navigate uncertainty.

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 11AM and 2PM on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.

USERNAME: UMKC

PASSWORD: EAP

Once you login please click on Webcasts, please select the webinar listed under the 2019 schedule.

Search Committee Training Dates for Spring 2020

Search committees play an integral role in the recruitment and retention of many faculty and staff positions. The positive outcomes of a successful search committee include the potential to increase diversity within our faculty and staff and ensure that we welcome the best and brightest to our university community.

Search Committee Training is required every 18 months for all individuals (including external committee members) who serve on a search at UMKC.

Search Committee Training is two hours and includes the following modules:

Module One: Hiring for Inclusivity

Module Two: Search Committee Essentials

Dean/Chair Training is also available upon request for your search committees.

We offer this course on the regular training schedule about once per month. This schedule is subject to change, based on enrollment.

We will also work with your committee to arrange training to fit your specific recruiting timeframe. For additional dates, please allow as much time as possible to arrange a date for your team.

 

Date Location Time
January 15 Administrative Center Brookside Room 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
February 11 Administrative Center Gillham Park Room 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
March 13 Administrative Center Brookside Room 2:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
April 9 Administrative Center Brookside Room 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
May 4 Administrative Center Brookside Room 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Visit the Human Resources – Search Committees page for a list of resources explaining the search committee process, equitable recruitment and hiring practices, interviewing tips, evaluation forms, and other frequently asked questions.

Enroll through myLearn in Search Committee training.

For more information, email Christi Roeder in the Office of Affirmative Action or call 816-235-1323.