Human Resources

University of Mississippi

Training & Development

The Training and Development area’s primary goal is to offer the University of Mississippi’s staff and faculty an opportunity for continual growth. Our seminars cover an array of topics to improve your professional skills and personal development.

LEAD: Lead Yourself

Lead Yourself is a one-day program designed to increase self-management skills useful in enhancing work performance.  This program is available and highly recommended for all employees who are not in a supervisory role.

Topics may include: Time & Energy Management, Your Role in Staff Performance Appraisals (It’s a Partnership), Dealing with Difficult People, Accountability, Code of Ethics and Conduct, Effective Communications, Managing Your Boss, and Motivation.

Upcoming LEAD: Lead Yourself Workshops

Wednesday, April 11, 2018- Insight Park 1st Floor Seminar Room (East)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018- Insight Park 1st Floor Seminar Room (East)

Register through MyOleMiss or below.

LEAD: Lead Your Team

Lead Your Team is a three-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and effectively. This is a core course and employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities are expected to attend the program. 

Topics may include:  From Worker to Manager, JAQ Overview, Best Practices for Searches, Behavioral Based Interviewing, Orienting Your New Employee, The ABCs of FLSA & Timekeeping, How to Influence, Dealing with Difficult People, Workplace Conflict, Progressive Discipline, Code of Ethics and Conduct, Effective Feedback & Performance Partnerships, Coaching Up and Down the Generations, FMLA and Donated Leave, and Reality Based Leadership.

These topics enrich positive supervisor practices and behaviors; communications, value, leadership and interdependence.

Upcoming LEAD: Lead Your Team Workshops

Wednesdays, June 13, 20, & 27, 2018 – Insight Park 1st Floor Seminar Room (East)

Wednesdays, October 10, 17 & 24, 2018 – Insight Park 1st Floor Seminar Room (East)

Register through MyOleMiss or below.

LEAD (formerly SOAR)

November 8th & 9th, 2018. More details coming soon. Invited leaders will receive a formal invitation through email.

 

Managers, directors of all levels, chairs, deans, and senior level officials should attend. This program is for all leaders, not just newly hired leaders.

 

Upcoming Sessions

DateCourseRegistration
08/17 Search Committee Series: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates. These workshops will be presented through a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement and Human Resources.
2:00 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATRINA M CALDWELL
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09/07 Search Committee Series: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates. These workshops will be presented through a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement and Human Resources.
1:00 - 3:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATRINA M CALDWELL
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09/10 Search Committee Series: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates. These workshops will be presented through a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement and Human Resources.
9:00 - 11:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATRINA M CALDWELL
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09/19 LEAD: Lead Responsibly: The review of financial and administrative topics will empower leaders (department directors/chairs or signature authorities) to make accurate judgements and decisions, manage resources effectively, and act with professional integrity. Lunch provided.
8:00 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
09/21 Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
10:30 - 12:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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09/21 Search Committee Series: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates. These workshops will be presented through a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement and Human Resources.
2:00 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATRINA M CALDWELL
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09/28 Search Committee Series: Hiring Practices & Behavioral Based Interviewing: Review of Behavioral Based Interviewing and best practices for hiring.
10:30 - 12:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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10/04 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 3:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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10/10 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Fall Session - October 10, 17, & 24, 2018): Lead Your Team is a three day program designed to develop the skills necessary to supervise professionally and effectively. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities.
8:30 - 3:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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11/14 E-Form 18 Training for Student Hourly Assignments: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 18, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 18 for student hourly assignments; including new assignments, changes to an assignment, and ending an assignment.
8:30 - 8:50, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), REGINA B JOHNSON
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11/14 E-Form 1 Training - E-Form 1 Used for New Hires & E-Form 3 Used for Changes: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 1 and Form 3, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 1 for new hires and a Form 3 for change in title/classification, change to a previous Form 11 or Form 40, change in cost distribution, for overtime purposes, or separation of employment. (Refer to the training "E-Form Training for Leave of Absence" for instructions on Leave of Absence.)
9:00 - 10:20, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), REGINA B JOHNSON
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11/14 E-Form 7 Training for Student Stipends: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 7, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 7 for student student stipends; including new assignments, calculating monthly stipends, and instructions on how to make changes to a Form 7 using a Form 3.
10:30 - 11:20, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), REGINA B JOHNSON
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11/14 E-Form 11 Training for Academic Research Outside the Nine Month Academic Year: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 11, important considerations, and reminders. Instructions will be provided on how to process a Form 11 to request payment for academic research performed outside the nine month academic year.
11:30 - 12:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHY H PARKER
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11/14 E-Form 3 Training for Leave of Absence: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 3 to document a leave of absence, important considerations, and reminders.
1:00 - 1:45, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), PAMELA KAY JOHNSON
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11/14 E-Form 40 Training to Request Additional Pay: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 40, important considerations, and reminders. Instructions will be provided on how to process a Form 40 to request additional pay.
2:00 - 2:45, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), JUDY HOPPER
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11/14 E-Form 13 Payment for Services as Contractor: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 13, important considerations and reminders. Instructions on how to process a Form 13 for payment for services as a contractor will be provided.
3:00 - 3:45, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), RACHEL R BOST
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11/14 E-Form 22 Training to Request a Budget Revisions: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 22, important considerations and reminders. Instructions on how to process a Form 22 to request a budget revision will be provided.
4:00 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), WILLIAM M COOK
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Contact Crys Wiley via phone (662-915-5431) or email (crys@olemiss.edu) for assistance