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

Presenter:
Leslie Power
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

Presenter:
Leslie Power
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 24
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by March 17
Open to  Administrators with Supervisory Responsibilities

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

What Does Happiness Mean

April 8
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Ordan Conference Room (formerly known as President’s Conference Room)
RSVP by April 1
Open to Administrators and Staff

Presenter:
Michele Tugade
Vassar College Professor of Psychological Science

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

April 20
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by April 13
Open to Administrators

Presenter:
Dionne Jackson
Founder at Steep Trajectory, LLC

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

April 20
1:30pm – 3:30pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by April 13
Open to Administrators

Presenter:
Dionne Jackson
Founder at Steep Trajectory, LLC

Time Management

May 7
10:00am–12:00pm

College Center MPR
RSVP by April 30
Open to Administrators and Staff

Presenter:
Nancy Sherlong
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