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Developing Exceptional Supervisors

Lewis & Clark College’s Developing Exceptional Supervisors Series

10 sessions of approximately 1.5 hours each. Cohort of 12-18 managers
Date/Location Session Topic Descripition Facilitator Length (hours)
Pre-Work Review resources and materials on HR’s website including Supervisor Resources and Student Employment
Session 1 - Oct 16 York 116 (Grad Campus) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Intro to supervision at L&C Intro to schedule for cohort, HR resources & systems HR 1
Work on own Review hiring process, materials and systems on HR’s Supervisor Resource page, including Workday Recruiting and PDQ form
Session 2 - Oct 22nd Albany 220 (CAS Campus) 10:00 am - 11:30 a.m. Pre-Hire Workshop Best practices for hiring managers, including determining the need for a position, PDQ creation, how pay is determined, the recruiting process, and how to expand outreach to increase diversity in the candidate pool HR 1.5
Work on own Review New Employee Onboarding materials on HR’s Supervisor Resource page and Required Training under New Employees
Session 3 - Nov 13 L1 Classroom 6 (LAW Campus) 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Onboarding Best practices for integrating new employees into your department HR 1.5
  Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment, and Title IX Policies Reporting obligations, investigation process overview HR
Work on own Review BOLI Technical Assistance page (to be sent via email) including breaks, overtime, and other applicable information. Review Teamster and LCCSSA contracts (specific articles to be provided)
Session 4 - Dec 11 York 116 (Grad Campus) 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Payroll regulations & responsibilities Payroll for different types of positions, breaks and final pay laws; overtime, schedules, breaks, pay differentials HR/Payroll 1.5
  Intro to Teamster & LCCSSA Contracts Overtime rules, work schedules, classification changes, discipline process, and role of Union stewards. HR
Work on own Review Leave of Absence processes on HR’s Supervisor Resources page and applicable forms for Accommodations, Leave of Absence and On the Job Injury on HR’s Forms page
Session 5 - January 14 Albany 220 (CAS Campus) 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Leave Laws Basics of Leave Laws including responsibility of managers, protected leave process, separation from performance, avoiding retaliation and discrimination HR 1.5
Work on own TBD
Session 6 - Feb  TBD Employee Motivation and Coaching Discussion of types and drivers of motivation, coaching for maximum performance and engagement HR 1.5
Work on own TBD
Session 7 - Mar  TBD Perfomance Management Setting expectations, coaching, observation/documentation, providing feedback, formal discipline HR 1.5
Work on own Review evaluation forms and instructions on HR’s Supervisor Resource page
Session 8 - Apr 15 Albany 220 (CAS Campus) 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Performance Evaluations L&C requirements and best practices for evaluations HR 1.5
Session 9 - May be completed at any time during the year. Offered Monthly - TBD Unconscious Bias Workshop In-depth discussion of unconscious and implicit bias. Raise personal awareness of biases through activities and offer solutions to work to address bias. Discussion of how biases come up in the hiring process as well as elsewhere in the workplace. ODI/HR 1.5
Work on own Review all notes/slides from each session for series wrap-up
Session 10 - May TBD Wrap up - Certificate Additional resources for professional development, bringing all skills together to manage employees, final questions and feedback. Certificate award for completion of series HR 1

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    Associate Vice President of Human ResourcesHeyke Kirkendall-Baker

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