2009-10 SELT Events

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Basics for Supervisors

Facilitators:

  • Barb Fahnhorst, Director of Student Employment
  • Angie Mareck, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Location & Time:

  • Thursday, October 8th from 8:15-9:15 a.m. in Quad 264, SJU

Description of Course

The Basics for CSB/SJU Supervisors session is designed to give participants an overview of the basics of supervising at CSB/SJU.  Through an interactive discussion, participants will gain a better understanding of student employment expectations for students and supervisors and the student employment timeline.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Conflict Management

Facilitators:

  • John Adix, Psy.D.

Location & Time:

  • Wednesday, September 16th from 6:20-7:20 p.m. in Quad 349, SJU
  • Thursday, September 24th from 4:35-5:35 p.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB
  • Tuesday, February 9th from 6:05-7:05 p.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB

Description of Course

This course will use discussion and role play to learn about:

  1. Acceptance of conflict as a natural and pervasive element in all relationships.
  2. Awareness of different forms of conflict.
  3. Managing conflict from a leadership position­.
  4. Managing conflict in personal life.

Required for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Creating Successful Relationships with Your Peers 

Facilitators:

  • Kelly Crue, Director of Residential Life

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, September 22nd from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB
  • Tuesday, October 20th from 4:35-5:35 p.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB

Description of Course:

Interpersonal communication is often one of the most challenging aspects of any job or workplace. To communicate successfully we need to find a balanced approach to dealing with difficult people or conversations.  Most of us have heard about “I” statements and we know about passive, aggressive, and assertive communication—therefore, let’s move from those topics to the fascinating world of workplace personalities.  Do you understand the people you work with?  In this one hour course, participants will learn about workplace personalities and tips on how to effectively communicate with different workplace personalities.

Required for Student Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP); Optional for Supervisors

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Effective Feedback Without Fear

Facilitators:

  • Maribeth Overland, Director of Student Activities

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, October 20th from 8:15-9:15 a.m. in Gorecki 120B, CSB

Description of Course

Why is it when you're trying to help by providing feedback, the only  message heard is negative...and then the anxiety begins.  Come and learn how to provide effective feedback without fear.  Hopefully both you and those on your team will find the positives in feedback.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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It Is Hard To Get There If You Don't Know Where You Are Going

Facilitators:

  • John Doman

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, September 15th from 6:05-7:05 p.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB

Description of Course

This course will help you develop your unique life plan.  Where do you want to be in one, five and ten years, and what do you need to do to accomplish those goals?  Discussion will center around sharing those plans and goals with others.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Leadership Challenge 

Facilitators:

  • Maribeth Overland, Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development 

Location & Time:

  • Monday, September 14th from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in Quad 349, SJU
  • Monday, October 12th from 6:20-7:20 p.m. in Quad 349, SJU

Description of Course

Challenge your potential to become an authentic leader with the "Five Principles of Exemplary Leadership" by Kouzes and Posner and the supporting Benedictine Values.  These principles and values will provide you with a framework in which to ground the process toward developing a personal leadership model.

Required for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Let's Talk About It

Facilitators:

  • Barb Fahnhorst, Director of Student Employment
  • Angie Mareck, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, September 15th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Alumni Lounge, SJU
  • Tuesday, October 13th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Gorecki 204, CSB
  • Tuesday, November 17th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Aluni Lounge, SJU
  • Tuesday, Decembe 15th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Gorecki 204, CSB
  • Tuesday, January 19th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Alumni Lounge, SJU
  • Tuesday, February 16th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Gorecki 204, CSB
  • Tuesday, March 16th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Alumni Lounge, SJU
  • Tuesday, April 20th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Gorecki 204, CSB
  • Tuesday, February 16th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Murray 004, CSB

Description of Course

Bring lunch and come talk about supervising students at CSB/SJU.  This series of discussions will be an opportunity for attendees to share ideas and ask questions about supervising student employees.  Each session will have a different focus; examples include hiring, orientation, and boundaries.

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Responsibilities and Expectations for Student Employees

Facilitators:

  • Richard Crawford, Facilities Operations Manager - Fine Arts Programming
  • Krista Senden,  Assistant Director - International Student Program

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, September 29th from 8:15-9:15 a.m. in Gorecki 120, CSB

Description of Course

The session will include small group breakout and large group dialogue discussing areas of workload, challenges versus busy work, professional expectations, responsibilities and work ethic.

Required for Supervisor Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP); Optional for Students

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Supervising a Diverse Workspace 

Facilitators:

  • Kate Graham, Chemistry Professor
  • Theresa Anderson, Academic Advisor 

Location & Time:

  • Tuesday, December 1st from 8:15-9:30 a.m. in Gorecki 204B, CSB 

Description of Course

Background on the increasing presence of intercultural students on the CSB/SJU campus will be presented.   A discussion about the goals and approaches to retaining these students on campus will include small group discussions.  Finally, the group will develop a list of skills required to supervise a diverse workspace.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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The Art of Understanding Yourself and Others from Various Cultures

Facilitators:

  • BernaDette Wilson, Director of Intercultural Center
  • Alex Schleper, Director of International Student Program

Location and Time:

  • Wednesday, February 24th from 8:15-9:30 a.m. in Alumni Lounge, Quad, SJU

Description of Course

Presenters will share information about how to effectively communicate with and supervise international and intercultural students on campus. Participants will engage in small and large group exercises and discussions.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Getting the Job You Want - Selling Your Transitional Skills

Facilitators:

  • John Doman

Location and Time:

  • Wednesday, February 24th from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in TRC Boardroom, Main, CSB

Description of Course

Identify transitional skills and their importance.  Practice using them in an interview situation.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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Professionalism in the Workplace

Facilitators:

  • Randee McCabe

Location and Time:

  • Thursday, February 18th from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in Sexton 200, SJU

Description of Course

Would you like to know more about the following: how to exhibit professionalism as a student employee, how to clarify expectations, and how to ensure that you are getting all you can from your student employment experience? Remember that the student employment experience is an integral part of your education.  Come to this enlightening program and learn some of the etiquette needed for a successful employment experience at CSB/SJU and beyond.  Please be prepared to share in discussion to ensure that you walk away with tools you can use.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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What Employers Want

Facilitators:

  • John Clarkson, Associate Director of Career Services
  • Heidi Harlander, Director of Career Services

Location and Time:

  • Monday, March 15th from 4:50-6:15 p.m. in Quad 361, SJU

Description of Course

Employers expect students to come into internships and their first full-time position out of college with a high level of skills. Employers expect students to acquire, practice and reflect on these skills throughout college including through their student employment positions. This session will introduce the top skills and qualities employers expect, discuss practicing and improving them within student jobs, and articulating them to future employers.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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What Employers Want From Our Students

Facilitators:

  • John Clarkson, Associate Director of Career Services
  • Heidi Harlander, Director of Career Services

Location and Time:

  • Wednesday, March 10th from 8:15-9:30 a.m. in Sexton 200, SJU

Description of Course

This session will introduce the top skills and qualities employers expect from their employees, and how supervisors can facilitate the development of these skills and qualities in their student employees.  Supervisors are key in helping students acquire, practice and reflect on the skills they need for their internship or first full-time position out of college.

Optional for Emerald Leadership Certificate (ILCP)

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