Supervisor Training@Iowa

Supervisor Training@Iowa aims to establish a comprehensive approach to supervisory development at the University of Iowa. Phase one focuses on:
  • Training staff and faculty in supervisory roles to develop common knowledge, strengthen supervisory skills, and promote consistent, equitable employment practices.
  • Train all administrative supervisors at the University of Iowa by December 2020.

Focusing on Fundamentals

Supervisors will choose from online or in-person training. As an alternative, they can apply previously completed UI training or demonstrate their knowledge on assessments developed by College of Education faculty.

 Curricula for the new training will be developed during fall 2019 with emphasis on:

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Creating an equitable and inclusive team culture

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Engaging employees to maximize performance

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Enhancing performance coaching, management, and documentation

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Ensuring consistent hiring, onboarding, compensation practices

Planning for Future Needs

Once training for all current/new supervisors is complete, the project may expand to:

  • Phase 2: Leadership competency development and implementation, ongoing training for new supervisors
  • Phase 3: Curriculum enhancements, additional leadership development, expansion to other supervisory groups
Contact Information

Organizational Effectiveness

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States