Classroom Training and Education for Employees

For All Employees

Appraisal Writing for Employees: Non-instructional full-time and regular part-time employees have the opportunity to provide their supervisors with specific information about their work performance. This course reviews how to create, write, edit, save and submit an online Self-Appraisal Information Form and provides insight as to how to write a good self-appraisal. The target audience for this course is all full-time and regular part-time non-instructional employees.

Campus Safety for Employees: This training session focuses on a hypothetical active shooter situation in which an unknown intruder is in the process of firing shots and threatening employees and students. Lessons learned from this program are applicable to any emergency situation on any College site. The program includes an instructional video presented by the Center for Personal Protection and Safety. This program is required for all full- and part-time employees.

Harassment Prevention for Employees: Harassment of any kind is not tolerated at Seminole State. This course provides the skills to recognize and prevent harassment in the workplace. Topics include prevention, protocols and procedures, responding effectively, reporting, and understanding the issues and laws. This is a required course for all full- and part-time employees.

New Employee Orientation – College Orientation and Benefits: This full-day program is for all new full-time and regular part-time employees. Topics includes an introduction to the College's history and programs, virtual video tours of campuses, a live tour of the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, a review of key policies and procedures, new employee quick-start checklist, key payroll policies, and benefits selection. Lunch is included. This program is required for all full-time and regular part-time employees.

New Employee Orientation  Benefits Only: This program provides an overview of benefits for full-time and regular part-time employees. Topics include: the Florida Retirement System's Pension and Investment Plans, the Community College Optional Retirement Plan, health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance plan options. Regular part-time employees are eligible for the FRS Pension and Investment plan as well as certain retirement savings plans, such as 403(b). Note: If you attend the full-day program (College Orientation and Benefits), you do not need to attend this program.

For Supervisors

Appraisal Writing for Supervisors: One of the most important responsibilities supervisors have is writing annual appraisals and conducting performance evaluation meetings. This course reviews how to create, write, edit, save and submit an online Annual Employee Appraisal of Record and provides insight as to how to write a good appraisal and hold an effective appraisal review meeting. Supervisors of non-instructional full-time and regular part-time employees are encouraged to attend this course.

Best Hiring Practices: Finding the right person for the job is one of the most important responsibilities of a supervisor. This course addresses work process and job analysis, job descriptions, resume evaluation, telephone and in-person interviewing, and evaluating the new hire. The target audience for this course is supervisors, but any employee may attend with his or her supervisor's approval.

Comp/Overtime and Leave Time Management: In this interactive course, participants learn the policies and procedures behind compensatory time and overtime pay, as well as how to manage the many leave time categories provided by the College. Topics include calculating comp/overtime pay, core hours and break times, vacation and sick leave, and Family Medical Leave. The target audience for this course is supervisors, but any employee may attend with his or her supervisor's approval.

Harassment Prevention for Supervisors: Harassment of any kind is not tolerated at Seminole State. This advanced course gives supervisors the skills to recognize and prevent harassment in the workplace. Topics include prevention, designing protocols and procedures, responding effectively, intervention, reporting, and understanding the issues and laws. This is a required course for all supervisors.

For Adjunct Faculty

HR Education Program for Adjunct Faculty: Adjunct faculty members play key roles at Seminole State College. This program provides important information on student disabilities, campus safety and security, as well as the state-required Harassment Prevention. Adjuncts are compensated for attending and must “recertify” every five years. The target audience for this course is adjunct faculty members. Note: Adjuncts must attend this course during a term in which they are actively teaching.

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