Training and Development for Managers

To assist you with your supervising responsibilities, please explore these resources for managers:

Onboarding New EmployeesReview USF's new-hire resources and policies to help facilitate a seamless transition for new employees.
EPAF Administrator InformationLearn more about Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF), an online form in Banner that allows for paperless processing of job actions for employees. Includes announcements, training sessions, timesheet organization (P-Org) numbers, and guides/cheat sheets.
myLearningExplore how to access USF's learning management system that facilitates all HR required training and professional development opportunities.
Professional Development ResourcesRead about the Effective Manager Certification Program, Project Management Specialization, and other professional development resources for managers.
Performance AppraisalsRead more about the University's annual employee performance appraisals and download the appropriate forms and guidelines.
Anti-Harassment TrainingEnsure that your employees complete their Anti-Harassment training upon hiring and every two years thereafter.
Title IX TrainingEnsure that your employees complete their Title IX training upon hiring and annually thereafter.
Service and Merit AwardsRecognize your employees and colleagues for at the annual ceremony each May.
ITS Quick GuideLearn what training is required for your employees to gain access to Concur (expenses, travel, invoice processing, purchases cards), Canvas, Banner,
PeopleAdminLearn how hiring managers get access to HR's online system for posting vacant jobs/positions and tracking applications.

HR Professional and Organization Development

HR Professional and Organization Development provides an array of learning opportunities for faculty and staff, including workshops, seminars, and online programs. 

Our Team

Michele Centrella, Assistant Director, Professional and Organization Development & Compensation

Vacant, Professional Development Manager

Diane Nelson, Director of Employment, Employee Relations, Compensation and Professional Development

To help us serve you better, we encourage you to contact us with any ideas or suggestions you may have on professional development topics for workshops/events. Please don’t hesitate to email or call (415) 422-2833.

Our Mission and Work

Our mission is to provide smart solutions to everyday work issue. To help accomplish this we offer critical information, support, resources and training to help departments build infrastructure, and capacity. The learning experiences we provide help to:

  • Promote professional and personal growth
  • Support relationship building and collaboration
  • Help maintain a culture of exemplary service
  • Fashion a workplace that is safe, equitable, and knowledgeable
  • Compliment the USF mission, vision, and values
  • In our research, we sometimes come across useful tools for supervisors and managers. Customized workshops may also be requested to meet the specific needs of a department. Please contact Michele Centrella at (415) 422-2833 for your special requests.

    Professional Development

    In-house and online learning opportunities provide faculty and staff with helpful tools and training for job success. Visit myLearning to register for available workshops. Also, PDF iconLeadership Development Opportunities are available internally, externally, and online.  

    Collaboration with University Ministry

    Each semester, Professional Development collaborates with University Ministry to offer a book discussion series to help faculty and staff expand their spiritual practices and/or their understanding of the Jesuit Mission. University Ministry also offers numerous opportunities for faculty and staff members' spiritual development. For a current listing of their programs, please visit University Ministry's Faculty and Staff Programs web page.

    Organization Development

     We also offer a variety of organizational development consultative services to the University community to help your team move from reactive to proactive mode, including:

  • Needs assessments
  • Planning/setting priorities and goals to ensure results
  • Strategic developing work plans to ensure employee contributions to results
  • Process/workflow mapping
  • Change management
  • Team facilitations and building team resilience
  • Support to new supervisors/managers
  • Customized workshops
  • If your team or department could benefit from these services, please contact Michele Centrella at (415) 422-2833.