Faculty Leadership and Departmental Service

Programming and resources to support faculty service and leadership responsibilities:

Additional workshops include those listed below: 

 Faculty Search Committee Trainings (FSCT)


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via Zoom 

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.
location pin September 1, Tuesday, 2020, 2:15 – 4:15 pm 
location pin September 9, Wednesday, 2020, 2:45 – 4:45 pm
location pin September 11, Friday, 2020, 11:30 – 1:30 pm
location pin September 17, Thursday, 2020, 9:00 – 11:00 am
location pin September 22, Tuesday, 2020, 11:30 – 1:30 pm

location pin October 1, Thursday, 2020, 2:15 – 4:15 pm
location pin October 7, Wednesday, 2020, 9:00 – 11:00 am
location pin October 15, Thursday, 2020, 9:00 – 11:00 am

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

REGISTER VIA PEP: Professional Education Portal

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via Zoom webinars

desktop    October 27, 2020, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    Connecting in the Time of Corona: Techniques to Listen and be Heard

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. 

Constructive Conflict Engagement in Higher Education

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via Zoom webinars

desktop    October 8, 2020, 9:00 - 10:30 am

Facilitator: Esther Jordan, Kennesaw State University, Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director for Faculty Support, Center for Exellence in Teaching and Learning 

Do you sometimes experience conflict with others? This webinar will help you apply principles from the literature in organizational psychology and conflict management to make our conflict engagements more constructive. Dr. Esther Jordan, a certified mediator, will facilitate an interactive introduction to some of those principles, an opportunity to apply them to a case, and guided reflection for application in our own contexts.