The Staff Development Committee is responsible for developing and implementing an annual series of programs and activities for exempt and bi-weekly staff in the Division of Student Affairs. These programs and activities are aligned with the Division's strategic priorities, consider the professional development needs of staff, recognize outstanding work in the Division, and build community.
The Staff Development Committee accomplishes its work through two subcommittees:
- The Professional Development Subcommittee plans and implements programs andactivities for bi-weekly and exempt staff that increase professional knowledge, skills and competencies.
- The Staff Engagement Subcommittee is responsible for planning and implementing new staff orientation, the annual awards event, and other
2012-2013 Staff Development Programs
- Staff Development Programs (pdf)
- Incorporating Social Justice In Everything We Do - Rev. Jamie Washington M.Div., Ph.D. (ppt)
- Living with and Adjusting to Change - Dr. Larry Roper (ppt)
- Creating and Sustaining a Healthy Organization - Dr. Larry Roper (ppt)
The Family Recipe Cook Off held May 1st in Seabury Hall featured recipes from the kitchens of Student Affairs staff. Over 25 staff members attended and participated in this event, sampling delicious mouth- watering foods. Special thanks to Sodexo, our partner in Student Affairs, for providing beverages and condiments for this event.
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Family Recipe Winner: Danielle Burke, Residential Services
Recipe Winner- Puffballs- Pot Roast Cheese Crescent Roll
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Family Recipe Winner: Danielle Burke, Residential Services and
Runner up Winner: Lance Watson, Judicial Affairs
Runner Up Recipe- Seafood Gumbo served with white rice
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The wonderful weather brought smiles and warmth to everyone sitting family style
enjoying good food and conversation.
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Family Recipe contestants with Vice President Patricia Telles-Irvin
Left to Right, Amy White(Norris Center), Andres Carrasquillo(Food And Conference Planning), Jenn Dowd(Student Affairs Grad Assistant), Rene Hall (CSI),
Suzie Campbell (Health Services)and Winners -Danielle Burke, Lance Watson
- Identify staff representing every unit within student affairs who are willing to serve on one of the two subcommittees.
- Develop a year-long set of programs and activities for staff at four levels: bi-weekly, new professionals, mid-level professionals, and senior staff. Schedule programs and activities in various campus locations and at multiples times of the day/week.
- Identify one – three learning outcomes for each program/activity.
- Design and implement a comprehensive "on boarding" process for new staff that, in addition to a new staff orientation program, may include additional activities and programs throughout the year that introduce new comers to the Division.
- Plan and implement a number of social events for DOSA staff, including, but not limited to, an end-of-the year celebration for the 2012-2013 academic year, a late summer/early fall event, the December holiday party, and a "new and improved" end-of-the-year awards ceremony.
- Redesign the annual DOSA staff awards selection process.
- Develop an effective marketing strategy to effectively advertise the staff development programs and activities without over whelming staff with emails.
- Develop an assessment process for staff development programs and activities that uses multiple data collection strategies.