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Faculty Career and Advancement

Training

Department Chairs and Directors

A series of workshops is held each year to help new department chairs and school directors to understand their jobs. The workshop covers general leadership issues along with specific Washington State University policies. The workshops are mandatory for new chairs and directors.  They are also open experienced chairs who need help on a particular issue and to other faculty members who may be interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in the future.  The current list of workshop topics is given below.

  • University Overview, Faculty Recruitment, Mentoring and Retention
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Faculty Performance Reviews
  • Dealing with Faculty Personnel Issues
  • Dealing with Staff Personnel Issues
  • Dealing with Student Issues
  • Understanding Diversity, Ethics and Workplace Harassment
  • Working with the Regional Campuses
  • University Budgets – Management and Process

Making the Leap to Professor

Tuesday, March 1, 2016  |  9:00-10:30 a.m.

Lighty 405 and AMS Videoconferencing

Enroll: http://hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_PD_706

Tenure and Promotion Workshop

Tuesday, April 5, 2016  |  1:30-3:00 p.m.

Lighty 405 and AMS Videoconferencing

Enroll: http://hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_PD_385