HR Update; July 1, 2011
In this Edition
- Human Resources Announcement
- Upcoming Supervisory Certificate Courses
- Influencing Without Authority Class is Back by Popular Demand
- Problem Solving and Decision Making Class Offered
- UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
Human Resources Announcement
AVC of Human Resources David Odato is delighted to announce the appointment of Cluster Directors and Specialty Center Directors for the new Academic Personnel and Human Resources integrated service delivery unit. Through a careful selection process involving broad representation from all schools and control points, seven outstanding professionals have been selected to be part of the leadership team.
- Cluster A - Susan Sall, currently Manager, Department of Ophthalmology
Cluster B - Jenny Schreiber, currently Director of HR, Department of Medicine
Cluster C - Jason Stout, currently Manager, FAS HR Service Center
Cluster D - Barbara Harkonen, currently HR Manager, EVCP Center of Excellence
Cluster E - Esther Carter, currently HR Manager, Department of Surgery
Specialty Center Directors:
- Assistant Vice-Provost, Academic Affairs: Cynthia Lynch Leathers
Human Resources Specialty Center Director: Mike Tyburski
Each of these individuals has significant UCSF experience, and all have demonstrated leadership acumen throughout their careers. You may read David’s announcement here.
Upcoming Supervisory Certificate Courses
Upcoming Supervisory Certificate Courses
Anyone interested in learning and practicing the skills required to be an effective supervisor is welcome at one these upcoming classes. These courses will also count as credit for those interested in getting their UCSF Supervisory Certificate.
Setting Performance Expectations:
July 6, 2011
In this course, participants learn how to work individually or collaboratively with staff to identify meaningful performance expectations and to communicate them.
Coaching for Improved Performance:
July 20, 2011
In this course, you will learn to recognize and assess performance issues, and you will practice coaching communication skills to support employee performance improvement and development.
$55.00 per class
Both classes are held in the S1 Regents Room at Laurel Heights
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and type the name of the course in the search box to register.
Influencing Without Authority Class is Back by Popular Demand
-Friday, July 15th, 8am to 12 noon – Laurel Heights Regents Room
Raj Kapur of the Center for Project Management earned rave reviews in May for his inaugural offering of this class. Comments were:
- Excellent class. Teaching by showing.
- Raj was great, very engaging and kept the session interactive.
- Very fluid presentation, thanks!
Effectively exercising influence even when you may not have the formal authority to mandate action is a challenge many face. This course will develop your capability to assess and increase your influential power to accomplish your objectives.
Successful professionals build networks of relationships with stakeholders and influencers; this course introduces the skills necessary to employ these interpersonal and leadership skills putting you in a position to manage the often complex relationship dynamics of the workplace.
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and type “Influencing” in the search box to register.
Problem Solving and Decision Making Class Offered
-Friday, July 15th, 1 to 5 pm – Laurel Heights Regents Room
Why is it that some people find it easy to solve tough problems with simple solutions while others find this feat quite challenging? The power to find creative solutions to problems lies in your ability to fully understand the facts that surround a situation, view the situation from multiple perspectives, and put that information together in ways that work.
This is another outstanding workshop presented by Raj Kapur of The Center for Project Management.
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and type “decision” in the search box to register.
Free UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
Are you ready for retirement? Start to plan now - it’s never too early. Check the Retirement Readiness Workshop Schedules for new listings today!
Did You Know? You may attend a workshop at any UC campus. Just check the schedule for your preferred location and sign up online.
UC Retirement Plan (UCRP): UC’s Defined Benefit Plan
- Schedule “The Features of UCRP” workshop for your department - click here
- Read about The Future of UCRP
The UC Retirement Savings Programs: 403(b), 457(b) & Defined Contribution (DCP Plans)
- Attend a Workshop at a location near you and make your reservation online - click here for the schedule
- Arrange to have these workshops at a meeting in your department – click here
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