As part of ongoing professional development, the Office of Human Resources provides sessions for both supervisors and staff to assist in the effective completion of the Performance Partnership Form and to enhance the Performance Partnership meeting. These sessions are available to each unit and additional open sessions will be scheduled as well. Unit specific sessions will be coordinated by the Senior Human Resource Business Partner and the appropriate senior leader for each school, college and administrative unit. The sessions will be facilitate by Pam Gavenda, Associate Director, Organizational Development and Training.
The Performance Partnership Supervisor Session is designed to provide training to supervisors to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member is productive and effective. The training will review providing accurate and honest feedback, navigating difficult conversations with employees, communicating performance expectations and creating goals with staff that will help advance the initiatives of the University.
The Performance Partnership Staff session is designed to provide assistance to staff participating in the Performance Partnership process. The training will assist staff in effectively assessing their past accomplishments, reviewing opportunities for improvement, establishing SMART goals for the future and discussing future professional development needs.