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Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506-4801


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Introduction to Supervision


This program is mandated by the State of Kansas and Kansas State University for all university support staff supervisory personnel. It is to be completed within six months of the original appointment. Newly appointed supervisors must complete a minimum of fifteen hours of supervisory training to be certified and appointed to "regular" status.

Those enrolled in Introduction to Supervision should be full-time employees of the State of Kansas and currently supervising university support staff. Faculty and unclassified staff who supervise are also welcome.

The series provides new supervisors with practical leadership skills and an increased awareness of university policies and procedures.


The dates, times and locations of the sessions are indicated below. If you would like to attend a session individually, please contact Human Resources -Learning and Development at 785-532-0185 or

October 2014 - Session 35
1WelcomeShanna Legleiter
HR Learning and Development
Tuesday, October 7
9:00-11:00 a.m.
Union 226
Respect in the Workplace WTD 125 Sess 47Michelle White-Godinet
Office of Institutional Equity

Recruiting, Interviewing, and Selecting WTD060 Sess 4

  • Recruitment
  • Behavioral interviewing
  • Screening
Cheryl Grice
HR Employment
Thursday, October 9
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Edwards Hall

Authorizing Leave/ Benefits

  • Leave programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Healthquest
Stephanie Harvey
HR Benefits Administration
4Sexual Harassment Awareness WTD 146 Sess 11Ameerah McBride
Office of Institutional Equity
Tuesday, October 14
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Union 226

Conflict Management

  • Threat Management
  • Workplace Violence
    (Critical Incident Response WTD152 Sess 9)
Karen Low
Office of Student Life
Thursday, October 16
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Union 226
Difficult Conversations (WTD151 Sess 9)Kathryn Tolle
Office of Counseling Services
9:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Evaluating University Support Staff Work Performance/Coaching
WHR090 Sess 65

  • Performance Review
  • Coaching/Motivating
Gina Lowe
HR Compensation and Classification
Tuesday, October 21
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Edwards Hall
Writing Position Descriptions
WTD028 Session 15
John Hanes
HR Compensation and Classification
10:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Discipline/Absenteeism WTD129 Sess 16

  • Discipline Process
  • Absenteeism
  • Employee Assistance Program

Certificates of Completion

Gina Lowe
HR Compensation and Classification

Shanna Legleiter
HR Learning and Development

Thursday, October 23
8:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Edwards Hall

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 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.

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