Program for the 2021 PDI

Rooms

Monday, January 11th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Mindset for Supervisors (one of the four Foundation Courses for the Supervisor Development Program)
Presenters:
Michele Newhard
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Monday, January 11th 2021
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
Full Day
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/6399684416
Description:
In this class, you will develop an understanding of who you are as a supervisor by exploring the strengths you bring to the role. In addition, you will build your knowledge of team dynamics, looking at how the team functions and how to enhance performance. Finally, you will explore how your team contributes to this mission of the institution. NOTE: Mindset for Supervisors is the recommended first training for the Supervisor Development Program (SDP) University Requirement Program and SDP Certification Program. Class length online: Two 2.5 hour sessions for 5 hours total (9:00 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 3:30 pm). Must attend both sessions for SDP credit. Pre-work required; please see pre-class email for more information.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current supervisors

1:00 PM

Session Title:
ELEVATE Student Supervision: Hiring Basics - Recruitment, Job Descriptions, and Interviewing with Student Employees
Presenters:
Sam Boren,Karri White
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Monday, January 11th 2021
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
90 minutes
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/93648605771?pwd=SldBVlk2YTdjWlZYUGQrRDMyZWFFQT09
Description:
Interested in hiring student employee(s)? Are you curious about the next steps? Join us to learn some tips and techniques on recruiting students, writing job descriptions, and the interview process that will help you find the best applicant(s) for your role(s). This is the one of four workshops that cover the student employee hiring basics, as part of the four core courses in the ELEVATE: Student Supervision Focus Certificate
Goals and Target Audience:
• Participants will be able to identify at least three different advertising avenues to post open student positions to attract a more diverse and robust applicant pool. • Participants will be able to construct a job description that promotes equal opportunities for employment to all students. • Participants will be able to develop a system to assess and interview candidates that accounts for unconscious bias and works to minimize coded language. Audience: FT/PT staff and faculty who hire student staff members, HR Liaisons

Tuesday, January 12th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
ELEVATE Student Supervision: Hiring Basics - Onboarding and Retention with Student Employees
Presenters:
Dr. Erin Patchett
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2021
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
90 minutes
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/94146010321?pwd=cHA2ejNmaVlodkl3c09MT3kvb1ZMUT09
Description:
Onboarding new employees is a multifaceted process. Onboarding is not only a time to train someone on the day-to-day of their role but is also an opportunity to share the values and culture of your organization with new staff. Tangible takeaways from this session include understanding the importance of onboarding, involving multiple team members in the onboarding experience, and creating a structured onboarding process. This is one of four workshops that cover the student employee hiring basics, as part of the four core courses in the ELEVATE: Student Supervision Focus Certificate.
Goals and Target Audience:
After participating in the Elevate Hiring Basics Onboarding Session, participants will be able to i.Summarize at least 2 reasons why onboarding is a valuable aspect of the employee cycle ii.Identify 3 new practices you can incorporate into your onboarding process for new student employees Audience: FT/PT staff and faculty who hire student staff members, HR Liaisons
Session Title:
Inclusive Excellence Part I: Diversity and Inclusion at CSU (this is one of the four Foundation courses for the Supervisor Development Program)
Presenters:
Lance Wright
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2021
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/6399684416
Description:
Supervisors play a key role in creating an inclusive work environment. This training provides an understanding of diversity and inclusion at Colorado State. As supervisors, we set the tone and culture of our office. Because of this we have the opportunity to create inclusive environments for all employees to succeed, regardless of background.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current Supervisors

1:00 PM

Session Title:
ELEVATE Student Supervision: Hiring Basics - Navigating Tough Conversations and Off-Boarding with Student Employees
Presenters:
Allison Penfield
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2021
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
90 minutes
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/98740921307?pwd=dTZET3c5WVh2VEVHclZWTE1PdjdQZz09
Description:
Students, like us, have busy and rich lives outside their place of employment. How can you, as an employer, respond to your students when outside factors start to impact their work? How do you off-board a student when their term of employment comes to an end, either because of graduation or other reasons for leaving? This session will walk you through some strategies and tactics to put in your toolbox for those tough conversations as well as provide insight on creating a comprehensive off-boarding process for your employees. Come ready to share your thoughts in this interactive session! This is one of four workshops that cover the student employee hiring basics, as part of the four core courses in the ELEVATE: Student Supervision Focus Certificate
Goals and Target Audience:
1. Supervisors of student staff who participate in this webinar will be able to implement two different models of feedback as demonstrated by practice in a small group setting during the course and in their own feedback sessions with student staff. 2. Supervisors of student staff who participate in this webinar will be able to reflect on the anticipated demands within their department each semester and create a feedback cycle for their student employees that incorporates observations and check-ins at an interval that is appropriate for their department. 3. Supervisors of student staff who participate in this webinar will be able to recall at least three aspects of a comprehensive off-boarding plan as demonstrated by the creation of their own plan that incorporates said aspects. Audience: FT/PT staff and faculty who hire student staff members, HR Liaisons

Wednesday, January 13th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Addressing Employee Performance Issues In A Supportive Way
Presenters:
Jan Pierce/ComPsych,Janet
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2021
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4577081501163854603
Description:
When addressing employee performance issues, it can be hard to show that you care about and support your employees, while still being clear about problems and expectations. This session will offer tools for having supportive conversations in these challenging situations.
Goals and Target Audience:
Supervisors Provide tools for supervisors to give helpful and feedback and boundaries while remaining empathetic
Session Title:
Rules of the Road (This is one of the four Foundation courses for the Supervisor Development Program)
Presenters:
Mark Flynn
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2021
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
Full Day
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/6399684416
Description:
Highlights aspects of the CSU employee/employer relationship including equal opportunity employment laws, reasonable accommodations, leave management, confidentiality guidelines, and employee rights and protections. Class length online: Two 2.5 hour sessions for 5 hours total (9:00 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 3:30 pm). Must attend both sessions for SDP credit.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current Supervisors

10:00 AM

Session Title:
ELEVATE Student Supervision: Student Core Growth - What Students have and how they can develop
Presenters:
Emily Ambrose,Greg Head
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2021
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
2 hours
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/93822450340?pwd=UVdzMWwzY1RkTElwcHhnVWVTbnE4Zz09
Description:
Student Supervisors have the large task of helping develop student staff while also making sure the work is completed. Using CSU’s core competencies, supervisors will learn how to both recruit individuals with certain skill sets as well as understanding a theoretical framework for assisting their student staff to grow. The core competencies used by a large variety of employers will be shared, as well as techniques to encourage student’s development in these areas. This is one of the four core courses in the ELEVATE: Student Supervision Focus Certificate.
Goals and Target Audience:
FT/PT staff and faculty who hire student staff members, HR Liaisons, GA's/TA's