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Civil Service Policies and Rules

Increase understanding of Civil Service policies and rules affecting hiring, attendance, use of vacation, sick, and personal leaves, approved and unapproved absences and discipline policies, etc. on campus.

Advance registration is required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

Civil Service Employee Performance Management

Provides a framework for effective performance management of Civil Service staff including linking the employee’s work with the department’s goals and objectives, coaching for results, positive recognition, evaluation, and discipline. This session includes a Performance Partnership Program refresher.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

Civil Service Selection, Hiring, and Promotion

Supervisors will learn how to effectively utilize University employment systems to select and hire staff in the Civil Service employment category. An overview of the job classification systems and salary considerations will be offered. The session will also address the process for internally promoting and reclassifying individuals.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

Contemporary Issues in the Workplace

Participants will be acquainted with a range of issues affecting supervisors and managers nationwide and at the University of Illinois.  Topics include employee generational differences and the supervisor’s role in creating a healthy workplace.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

Recognizing the Troubled Employee

Oftentimes employees—including student employees—have personal concerns, which may affect the workplace.  This may be revealed by declining work performance, absenteeism, mistakes or poor judgment, changes in their appearance, a high accident rate, or inappropriate behavior.  Led by the Faculty Staff Assistance Program, Counseling Center, and Staff Human Resources, this session assists participants in identifying a troubled employee, documenting job performance, and referring the employee to the appropriate resource.  Specific concerns affecting employment and referrals for student workers will also be covered.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

The Faculty/Staff Assistance Program and Campus Human Resource offices are presenting a joint training about substance abuse in the workplace.  The training will educate supervisors on how to address an impaired employee and the impact they have in the workplace.  Campus policies and procedures presented by Human Resources and how to consult with the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program are included in the training.  The training is for Deans, Directors, Department Heads, administrators, managers, supervisors and foremen.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

The Performance Partnership Program (PPP) Supervisor Training

PPP is a comprehensive performance management system that provides a process for resolving employee performance, attendance and conduct problems by focusing on adult-to-adult relationships between supervisors and employees. The PPP governs performance management for the majority of Civil Service employees on the Urbana campus.

Advance registration required at http://trainingcenter.illinois.edu/hrseries

 

Training Available Upon Request

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The Art of Writing Job Descriptions

You are a new supervisor and need to write a job description for a staff member, but you don't know where to start or you need a refresher course because you haven't written one in a long time.  This training session is designed to give you specific procedures, policies, and formatting instructions established by the State Universities Civil Service System to assist you in creating a tailored job description for your staff member.

This session is typically presented back-to-back with To Audit or Not to Audit.

If you are interested in this training session, please e-mail Cassandra Nicholson or Charlotte Westle or call (217) 333-2136.

To Audit or Not to Audit

The question, “To Audit or Not to Audit?” is pondered by many supervisors and employees on our campus daily.  Let us help you make that decision.  We will discuss essential information needed, by you, to make the appropriate call.  We will look at the policies and rules regulating the Civil Service Classification System and the Reclassification Process.  We will walk through a case example to help you better understand the process and acquaint you with helpful resources.

This session is typically presented back-to-back with The Art of Writing Job Descriptions.

If you are interested in this training session, please e-mail Cassandra Nicholson or Charlotte Westle or call (217) 333-2136.