Basics for Supervisors

October 16 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in Gorecki 204C, CSB

Number of Attendees:  19

Presenters: 

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

Event Summary:

The basic role of supervisors was presented in many different formats:

  • Angie shared her story of success as a student employee and as a staff member.  She talked about the role that her supervisor played in helping her in her professional development and the development of transferable life skills.
  • Through the use of scenarios, participants followed the process of hiring, interviewing, orientation/training and evaluation.   
    • Job Descriptions
    • Posting a job opening
    • Interview procedures (and legalities)
    • Hiring procedures
    • Orientation and Training
    • Clear and concise job expectations 
    • Evaluating Performance – daily and annually
    • Recognition of excellent performance
  • Participants were divided into three small groups and were assigned a hiring organization: Target, CSB/SJU Student Employment, and Government of Alaska.
  • Participants then discussed each of these scenarios in their small groups and then shared their responses with the entire group.