The Career Center presents sessions designed to help supervisors and student employees equip themselves with the tools and skills to maximize student employee performance while helping students attain the benefits of university employment.  Supervisors will develop an understanding of student employment procedures and management techniques.  They will also discover resources to help student employees learn valuable work competencies and skills they can bring to the university workplace and to their future careers.  Students will lean how to develop their transferable skills and better understand their place in the work environment.

Every session is designed to be interactive with group discussion.

Supervisory Training

Hiring Your Student Employees
Date:       TBD
Time:       8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

This session is designed for new supervisors of student employees and other BSU employees wanting a “refresher” on information fundamental to the student employment system.   

Focus will be on the foundational aspects of student employment from determining the need for student employees to actually hiring them.  This includes the creation and development of job descriptions, postings, referrals and interviews.  Payroll and time reporting responsibilities will be shared as well.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to address specific questions and situations.

Adding Your Student Employees to Payroll - Student EPAFs
Date:       TBD
Time:       8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

This session is designed to work through the limited EPAFs used ; when to use and how to how to complete each of those used for Student Employment.  We'll discuss common errors which may prevent your EPAFs from processing and circumstances which may require special attention or deviate from common practice.  We will also highlight policy issues requiring additional consideration.

Training and Managing Your Student Employees
Date:      TBD
Time:       8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

Once they're on board, what do you do to maximize their contribution to your department?  This session will provide you with tools to help your student employees thrive from their start to finish.  Supervisors will learn methods to better acclimate employees to their work environment along with various management tools to help them be successful.  Topics to be addressed include orientation, training, coaching, evaluation, and the importance of customer service training.  Special attention will be given to handling difficult student employment situations with opportunities to learn.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to address specific questions and situations.

Understanding and Leading Your Student Employees - Goodbye Millennials, Hello Gen "Z"
Date:       TBD
Time:       8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Bracken - Schwartz Digital Learning Pod

Recent college students have been called Millennials, Gen Y, and the Twee Generation.  Now, we have Gen Z.  Understanding who they are can help you get the best performance from them?  This session will explore the unique characteristics of today’s college students and determine ways to more effectively communicate, motivate and lead them.  Time will be spent discussing supervision of international students and students with disabilities.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to address specific questions and situations.

Making Work Matter for Your Student Employees
Date:       TBD
Time:       8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

As you know there are more benefits to on-campus student employment than just receiving a paycheck.  This session will show you how to keep your student employees more engaged in the workplace and how the Career Center can be your partner to accomplish these goals.  You will learn the value of transferable skills, the wealth of opportunities from working with you, and the methods to share these your student employees.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to address specific questions and situations.

Training for Student Employees

Customer Service I - The Basic (two sessions)
Dates:      TBD & TBD
Time:       3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

Telephone Service - The Basics (two sessions
Dates:      TBD & TBD
Time:       3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

Customer Service II - Communicating in challenging Situations (two sessions)
Dates:      TBD & TBD
Time:       3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room

Understanding the People in Your Workplace (two sessions)
Dates:      TBD & TBD
Time:       3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location:  Student Center Forum Room