Human Resources

Human Resources

Linden Hall
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
Phone / 856.256.4134
Fax / 856.256.4714
Email /

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

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Organizational Development and Training

Training at the University is facilitated by the training department within Human Resources. We are responsible for providing a wide variety of learning solutions for individuals, teams, and leaders across the University community, in a variety of accessible formats. 

We also facilitate New Employee Orientation for new University employees. For more information or to register for courses, please contact Melanie Cloyd at cloyd@rowan.edu or Allie O'Neill at oneillal@rowan.edu
Professional Development Workshops - Attached is the Spring 2015 schedule. To enroll in any of these workshops, please email the instructor.
Spring 2015 Training Calendar
New Employee Orientation

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Manager’s Guide to Supervising Employees
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Workshops:

Change Management
This workshop is designed to develop employees' understanding of change management.  It seeks to help employees not only to realize a positive result through an organizational change but also to enable them to offer constructive ideas and suggestions that can contribute to improving the change itself.

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Customer Service
This program will focus on service expectations of our clients and how employees can meet and exceed those expectations. By incorporating Rowan's mission and values participants learn how to anticipate their customers' needs and build customer service processes that save the university time and money.

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Customized Training
We can customize any of our offerings to suit the needs of your department or group. We'll complete a needs assessment and then work with you to develop a customized training program for your department. Please let us know if you're interested in a training that you don't see in our catalog. Please contact Melanie Cloyd at x4291 or cloyd@rowan.edu for more information on customized trainings.

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The Human Resource Development Institute (HRDI) provides its customers with quality, cost effective, individual and organizational development services that satisfy customers' business goals. HRDI offers services for enhancing and increasing knowledge, skills and abilities through competency based services.

HRDI offers training classes created and taught by some of the best instructors in the region. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has certified HRDI as an authorized provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Only organizations that meet IACET's rigorous curriculum review requirements are approved for this designation.

HRDI offers a wide variety of training and development classes for State, county, and municipal employees; for support staff through to executive leaders.
https://treasuryapps.state.nj.us/HRDI/

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Strategies for Managing Communication & Conflict
This workshop discusses the Tomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) to identify personal conflict styles and review how this conflict style influences conflict resolution. This workshop also includes a review of the impact of unresolved conflict in the workplace and strategies supervisors and employees can use to intervene with employee conflict.

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Motivating and Engaging Employees (for supervisors)
Do you need to increase productivity in your department?  Are you having a hard time motivating your employees?  In this workshop you will learn to do the following :

  • Ask effective questions and listen actively to improve understanding
  • Implement management strategies to promote employee engagement and retention
  • Determine the appropriate leadership style to motivate employees and teams, and more

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PAR Training
Effectively managing the performance of employees is one of the most important responsibilities supervisors have at Rowan. Plan to attend one of our Performance Management / PAR Training workshops that discuss effective performance management as well as the State PAR Form. This training reviews how to complete the PAR form, conduct meetings about the PAR, and get your employees involved in the performance discussion.

Workshops are held each Fall and Spring.
For more information on PAR forms, go to http://www.rowan.edu/hr/par/index.html

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Professionalism Training
This course allows employees to take a deeper look at the actions, behaviors, and traits that define a true professional. Learn to assess your current level of professionalism and identify steps that can be taken to build skills in your areas for improvement. This class covers the topics of importance, perception, characteristics, judgement, and self-evaluation of professionalism.

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Supervisor Training
This workshop focuses on the "need-to-knows" of being a supervisor at any level. The training reviews how to set supervisor expectations in the areas of communication, time and attendance policies, performance reviews, and other issues that are involved in the supervision of classified employees. Overviews of staffing, on-boarding, and disciplinary guidelines are also shared, along with the tools and resources that are available to supervisors at Rowan. Additionally, the workshop focuses on strategies to encourage cooperation and ways to engage and motivate employees.

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Scholarship Lunch and Learn
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to learn more about the Tuition Scholarship benefit offered to Rowan employees for their dependents. This informal session will cover an overview of the program and requirements and discuss how to apply. Q&A will follow the presentation.

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