Professional Development Opportunities

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Professional development is offered through the Upper Midwest Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium, of which UW-River Falls is a member.  Because of our membership, our students and staff have access to a variety of ever-changing professional development opportunities.


Member Development Webinars

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"Organizational Assessment of Cultural Competence: Implications for Faculty and Staff at HERC Institutions"link
Tuesday, February 10th, 11:00

"LGBTQ People in the Higher Ed Workplace: Considerations during the recruitment and retention process"link
Thursday, February 12th, 12:00

"Minority Recruiting and Retention: The Good, Bad and Ugly"link
Thursday, March 26th, 12:00

"The Diversity Advantage:  Incorporating Diversity Principles into the Search Committee Process"link
Thursday, June 11th, 12:00

"Demystifying the H-1B Visa Process: What Higher Education Supervisors Need to Know"link
Thursday, July 16, 2015, 10 PT/11 MT/12 CT/1 ET

"Welcoming Workers with Disabilities into the Higher Education Workplace"
Date/Time and registration information TBD

Corporate Partner Webinars

"The EEOC Criminal History Guidance: 2 Years Later"link
Thursday, January 15th, 12:00

"Strategies & Best Practices for Recruiting HBCU Alumni into Careers in Higher Education"link
Thursday, March 5th, 12:00

"Eight Insights to help you Lead Like it Matters…Because it does!"link
Thursday, March 26th, 12:00

"Diversity & Inclusion Skills Needed for Effective Recruitment & Retention for Higher Education Employers"link
Thursday, May 7th, 12:00

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HERC Fall Meeting

Details of the annual HERC meeting will be posted when announced.

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