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Supervising Students on the Job

Course Code:  WTD005

Course Name:  Supervising Students on the Job

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  1.5 Hours

Audience:  Supervisors

Session Description:  Student employees provide a significant portion of the workforce that supports and maintains this campus community. To work effectively with this important group, a supervisor should be aware of students' work limitations, key university and federal policies, and helpful leadership techniques. Even experienced supervisors of regular staff will benefit from the ideas offered in this program.

The content of this course is not designed for supervisors of GTA's, GA's, or GRA's. 

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Recognize best practices for student employee hiring and onboarding.
  • Discuss responsibilities for supervisors of student employees.
  • Understand student employee circumstances and limitations.
  • Discuss motivation strategies and ways to recognize student employees.
  • Review strategies for addressing poor work performance.

Course Materials (requires eID and password)

Enrollment

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.