Human Resources

University of Mississippi

Learning + Development

The Learning 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.

Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field. – Denis Waitel

Making the Commitment

These sessions are provided for your personal and professional development, but keep in mind that when you register you are making a commitment to attend. If you are not sure that you can attend, wait to register until you have checked your calendar for conflicts. Once you have registered, be sure to add the training workshop to your calendar and save the registration confirmation email for easy withdrawal access.

The LEAD Series

Learn more about our LEAD Series that offers courses of interest to individuals, supervisors, and directors. More.

Leadercast

The University of Mississippi is a proud host site of the annual Leadercast conference on leadership. Learn more here.

Upcoming Sessions

DateCourseRegistration
01/21 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Staff: 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. All staff members broadly are invited to participate in this training; supervisors, unit/department managers, and potential search committee chairs are highly encouraged to participate in this training.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
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02/12 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
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02/13 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Faculty: 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. All faculty members, graduate research/teaching assistants, and research associates are invited to participated in this training; potential search committee chairs and academic leadership (deans, assistant deans, department chairs, etc.) are highly encouraged to participate.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
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02/18 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Staff: 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. All staff members broadly are invited to participate in this training; supervisors, unit/department managers, and potential search committee chairs are highly encouraged to participate in this training.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 321, JuWan D Robinson
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03/12 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Staff: 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. All staff members broadly are invited to participate in this training; supervisors, unit/department managers, and potential search committee chairs are highly encouraged to participate in this training.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
03/17 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Faculty: 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. All faculty members, graduate research/teaching assistants, and research associates are invited to participated in this training; potential search committee chairs and academic leadership (deans, assistant deans, department chairs, etc.) are highly encouraged to participate.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 321, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
04/08 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
04/08 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Staff: 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. All staff members broadly are invited to participate in this training; supervisors, unit/department managers, and potential search committee chairs are highly encouraged to participate in this training.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 321, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
04/16 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Faculty: 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. All faculty members, graduate research/teaching assistants, and research associates are invited to participated in this training; potential search committee chairs and academic leadership (deans, assistant deans, department chairs, etc.) are highly encouraged to participate.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
05/18 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Staff: 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. All staff members broadly are invited to participate in this training; supervisors, unit/department managers, and potential search committee chairs are highly encouraged to participate in this training.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
05/20 Diversity and Inclusion Search Committee Training: For Faculty: 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. All faculty members, graduate research/teaching assistants, and research associates are invited to participated in this training; potential search committee chairs and academic leadership (deans, assistant deans, department chairs, etc.) are highly encouraged to participate.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
07/08 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
08/12 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
09/09 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
11/11 '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.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up

Contact Jasmine Ayers via phone (662-915-5431) or email (jayers@olemiss.edu) for assistance.

Programs On Demand

Supervisors, you may request customized training for your team at your office or workplace. The following courses are available now:

  • Cross the Line
  • Winning & Dealing (Dealing with Difficult People)
  • Everest – The Elements of Success (Leadership & Teamwork)
  • Excelling as a First Time Manager
  • FISH (Employee Motivation)
  • Give ‘Em the Pickle (Customer Service)
  • Going the Distance with Professional Communication Skills (Face-to-face, telephone, and email etiquette)
  • It’s Okay To Be The Boss
  • Managing a Student Workforce
  • PeopleAdmin
  • Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
  • Strategies for Change Management
  • The Respect Advantage (Diversity)
  • Time & Energy Management
  • We’re in the Band

If you would like to offer programs to your team, please contact Jasmine Ayers.