The following is a list of upcoming workshops/classes put on through Staff Personnel
Services to assist and inform employees in a variety of areas.
Thursday, April 7, 9-11 a.m.
Demystifying the Classification Process Facilitated by Ben Boish/Robyn
Ames, classification managers from Staff Personnel Services, this workshop is
designed to prepare staff going through cycle-review or for others who are interested
in the classification and reclassification process. This two-hour workshop will
go over the basics of classification, including the objectives of position classification,
an explanation of the different types of classification reviews, tips for preparing
for classification reviews, the reclassification and classification appeal process,
and instructions for preparing position descriptions prior to a classification
Friday, April 8, noon-1 p.m.
Advanced Healthcare Directive This workshop is sponsored by Talbert
Medical Group and in it you will learn how to initiate and complete the
Advanced Healthcare Directive. You have the right to direct your healthcare
and select a person to carry out your wishes.
Friday, April 8, 9-10 a.m.
First Friday for Managers and Supervisors Facilitated by Tom Angell,
director of Staff Personnel Services, and Leslie Nix-Baker, director of Employee
Relations. All managers and supervisors are encouraged to attend this monthly
informative meeting. Held on the first Friday of every month, it is a great
time to meet other managers, ask questions and stay updated on what's going
on around the university. Each month a different management topic is addressed.
No need to register online. This workshop is located in the Library East, Room
Thursday, April 14, 9-10:30 a.m.
Understanding the Leave Process Facilitated by Staff Personnel Services,
this session will clarify the leave process and the different types of leave.
You will learn more about the following leaves:
- Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave
- Sick Leave
- Catastrophic Leave
- Funeral Leave
- Military Leave
- Industrial Disability Leave (IDL)
- Non-Industrial Disability Leave (NDI)
- Leaves of absence without pay
- Family Care and Medical Leave
Tuesday, April 19, 9-10:30 a.m.
Position Description Workshop This practical workshop is designed
to assist staff members in writing a position description. It will be presented
by Staff Personnel Services. Located in Staff Personnel Services' Conference
Room, Brotman Hall 327. Topics covered during this workshop are:
- Why we need position descriptions
- Who prepares and approves position descriptions
- When are they prepared
- What format is used
- Factors to consider
- How to structure duty statements
- Steps in writing position descriptions
Friday, April 22, 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.
Building Performance Partnerships: A Fresh Look at Improving Performance
Through Evaluation Sponsored by the Office of System-wide Professional
Development, Chancellor's Office, this workshop is designed to assist the
manager or supervisor develop true partnerships with employees. You will
walk away with the tools to use your employees' past performance to fine
tune performance standards and set new goals for the next performance cycle.
There is a fee and you may register
Wednesday, April 27, 10-11:30 a.m.
Purchasing Workshop This workshop includes instruction on initiating
requisitions, placing and receiving orders, invoice payments, PeopleSoft
purchasing, CSU system-wide contract, and other purchasing options.
Friday, May 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
How to Prepare for Performance Appraisals This workshop with
Pat Lynch will help you to prepare for the performance appraisal process.
Employees will learn how to best present themselves and how to document
their performance over the appraisal period.
You may register online for the workshops/classes that require registration, or
for more information, contact Berta Hanson at 562/985-8798.