Organizational Effectiveness

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

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

Welcome to the UI Supervisors’ Toolbox, a resource designed to complement the Supervisor Training@Iowa initiative. 

Throughout these pages, you’ll find information and links that support topics covered in Supervisor Training@Iowa modules—use them to refresh your knowledge, find specific info on policies and processes, or delve deeper into supervisor training topics. This toolbox will develop over time, so check back periodically for new material.

Note that the Supervisors’ Toolbox is not a substitute for the online or in-person training required of UI supervisors starting in 2020. Find more information about training requirements on the main Supervisor Training@Iowa site.

Use the Supervisors' Toolbox to learn more about:

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Foundational Knowledge, Policies, and Resources

Attracting, welcoming, and ensuring fair treatment of employees from all backgrounds and communities 

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Building Culture

Building investment in work and encouraging ongoing UI employment

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Managing Performance

Setting goals, supporting development, and addressing challenges

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Building Teams

Workforce planning, posting positions, conducting searches, and making hires

Each of these sections includes a brief guide to people and offices available to help supervisors, info and resources for different needs, and links to relevant policies.

Want to learn more about supervision and leadership?

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Learn more about leadership development programs and services.


Leadership Programs

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Learn more about For Fee Workshops offered by Learning and Development.


For Fee Workshops


Learn more about training series offered across campus.


Training Series