Faculty Leadership and Departmental Service

Programming and resources for faculty leaders include these programs:

Additional workshops include those listed below: 


 Faculty Search Committee Trainings (FSCT)

*Registration for Fall 2020 Sessions will be open on August 1st, 2020.
REGISTER VIA PEP 

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via Zoom webinars

desktop    Fall, September-October 2020 Sessions
    Faculty Search Committee Training via Zoom Webinars

Facilitator: Mary Carney 

This workshop is geared to those who are chairing or serving on a faculty search committee this year. Attendees will learn about best practices and policies that align with UGA's mission in recruitment. Implicit bias and standardized faculty search procedures comprise part of the program, as well as resources and strategies for attracting highly-qualified candidates to enrich our diverse and inclusive work environment. Faculty and staff who are involved in faculty search processes are welcome to attend. 

Faculty Series, Faculty Search Committee Training
This workshop is geared to those who are chairing or serving on a faculty search committee this year. Staff who support search committee work are also welcome.
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location pin September 11, Friday, 2020, 11:30 – 1:30 pm
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Connecting in the Time of Corona: Techniques to Listen and be Heard

*Registration for Fall 2020 is to be determined.
REGISTER VIA PEP: Professional Education Portal

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    Connecting in the Time of Corona: Techniques to Listen and be Heard

Facilitators:
Wendi Jenkins, USG Leadership and Institutional Development Manager
Mary Carney, UGA Director of Programming in Faculty Affairs

Faculty provide leadership in formal and informal roles, and new demands are being made on their communication skills. Join us for this interactive webinar to boost leadership communication skills, both remote and face-to-face. The session will address employing active listening skills for reciprocal communication, establishing clear work parameters, and creating a work space to serve well in an online environment. 


Previous Years' Agendas

Within the scope of leadership, mentoring, and performance evaluations, two major workshops are offered on mentoring faculty and staff--registration required via the Professional Education Portal (PEP).

*Please see the schedules from previous years:

The Faculty Performance Evaluations and Mentoring Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist those who supervise and mentor faculty. It will be interactive and include discussions about structuring effective faculty evaluations, developing performance criteria, and fostering faculty success all year. You may choose from the two sessions offered this year.
2020

Date

Time

Location

January 10, 2020

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

 Training & Development, Room L

2019

Date

Time

Location

 December 10, 2019

 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Georgia Center, Room T/U


Taking Mentoring to the Next Level Workshop
This workshop is designed for administrators and faculty who wish to develop their skills in helping others find their own solutions and in creating positive working relationships. This informal and experiential session will provide an introduction to positive relationships, and an opportunity to practice these new skills with peers. It  was offered twice this semester.
2020

Date

Time

Location

 Wednesday,
 March 4, 2020

 2:00-4:00 p.m. 

Training & Development, Room C
Facilitator: Mary Carney

 Monday,
 February 3, 2020

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Training & Development, Room L. 
Facilitator: Susanna Calvert 


Positive Leadership in Higher Education 
This session will draw on the theories of positive psychology to offer strategies to build stronger leadership skills. Participants will learn about two core coaching techniques, active listening and powerful questions, that are instrumental in leading high-achieving faculty.
2020

Date

Time

Location

dnesday,
 April 15, 2020 Postponed until spring 2021

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Training & Development, Room C
Facilitator: Mary Carney


In addition, trainings offered as needed to departments, committees, or other groups involved in search processes. Please contact OFA-FLD@uga.edu for further information.