Home – Spring 2020

Human Resources has developed a professional development program for administrators to enhance their leadership, operational and professional knowledge. Coordinated by Sarah Bakke from the Office of Human Resources, Vassar College – (845) 437-5821.

Spring Series

Space is limited. All sessions are open to Administrators.
RSVP required.

Workday for Supervisors

January 27
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by January 22
Open to Administrators

Presenter:
Kimberly Collier
Vassar College Director of Business Applications – Computing and Information Services

Procrastination – What Is It and Tips to Help

February 4
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by January 28
Limited to 25 participants.
Open to Administrators and Staff

Presenter:
Karen Getter
Academic and Learning Resources Specialist

Retirement Plan and Retirement Planning

February 25
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by February 18
Open to Administrators and Staff
Limited to 40 participants.

Presenters:
Leslie Power and Doug Eaton
Manager of Benefits Programs

Retirement Plan and Retirement Planning

February 26
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by February 18
Open to Administrators and Staff
Limited to 40 participants.

Presenters:
Leslie Power and Doug Eaton
Manager of Benefits Programs

How to become aware and address my unconscious biases at Vassar?

March 3
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by February 25
Open to Administrators

Presenter:
Joe Steele, MBA
Consultant with Visions, Inc.

Conflict in the Workplace

March 26
10:00am–12:00pm

This session has been canceled.

Presenter:
Ruth Spencer
Vassar College Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Workplace Happiness: What science says about building personal strengths and well-being at work

April 8
2:00pm – 4:00pm

This session has been canceled.

Presenter:
Michele Tugade
Vassar College Professor of Psychological Science

How to Manage Up and How to Manage Down When You Are in the Middle [CANCELED]

April 20
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
Open to Administrators
Limited to 40 participants.

Presenter:
Dionne Jackson
Founder at Steep Trajectory, LLC

Who Needs What: Win-Win, Meeting the Needs of Supervisors and Supervisees [CANCELED]

April 20
1:30pm – 3:30pm

College Center MPR
Open to Administrators

Presenter:
Dionne Jackson
Founder at Steep Trajectory, LLC

Time Management [CANCELED]

May 7
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
Open to Administrators and Staff

Presenter:
Nancy Sherlong
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