Session 4
SESSION 1
10/05/2020
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 2
10/05/2020
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
SESSION 3
10/05/2020
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
10/06/2020
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 5
10/06/2020
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions Sponsored by:  

Description:Military people have certain beliefs, rituals and traditions, and hold fast to certain ideas that shape who they are. To bridge the gap between military and non-military, military cultural competence is important. PsychArmor Institute asked American veterans “What do you want civilians to know?” In this session, we'll learn the answers.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competencies
Description:What does it take to be successful in the chief HR officer role? What are the changing expectations and priorities? Based on Kincentric and Aon's "Learning to Fly" research, this session will examine the study results, how expectations are changing, and what HR leaders can do to prepare the next generation of CHROs.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Strategy
Description:Building trust is like “grabbing at smoke." Regardless of what stage you are in your career, everyone can struggle with building trust with constituents. This session will break down the basics of “trust” and give you an actionable framework and applicable skills for building trust with stakeholders at your institution.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Determining the president's compensation is one of the core fiduciary duties of a college or university governing board, but the process frequently occurs with little to no guidance or support from HR. Learn how HR can provide guidance on the applicable laws and regulations around executive compensation and effective practices governing boards can use to make sure compensation is fair and competitive and will stand up to public scrutiny.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Strategy
Description:Candidates who have a great experience are twice as likely to recommend your institution to others, even if they don't get the job. But ignoring candidate care can have a negative impact on talent attraction, recruitment and your institution's reputation. This session will explore ways for improving candidate experience, with a focus on using social media and technology to market your organization, educate and respond to your candidates, and make your institution more "shareable."
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:During this interactive session, we'll review some important higher ed labor and employment law decisions of 2020. You'll hear the facts and learn about the precedent and argument for each. Then, test your own knowledge by judging for yourself which side won each case. The winner in each case will be revealed and questions answered along the way. For most of these cases, the decisions are tough, which makes for an exciting discussion!
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:In this session, we'll explore theory and recent research that inform best practices in recruitment and hiring. We'll review key elements of hiring mechanics, from composition of the selection committee to applicant interviews, with the objective of developing best practices that mitigate implicit bias in the hiring process.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competencies
Description:Many colleges and universities don't have a push-button solution for HR analytics, and they continue to struggle with obtaining meaningful data from their HR systems. In this session, you'll learn about how Montgomery County Community College has reduced the labor and time necessary to provide key insights to stakeholders on diversity initiatives, turnover trends and adjunct versus tenured employment by building an HR analytical model.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Data, Systems and Analytics
Description:University of Virginia HR recently underwent a complex transformation, one of the largest in the university's history. Several innovative communications strategies and initiatives were critical to help employees embrace the new HR organization service model. We will use our 2019 benefits open enrollment process as a case study to illustrate the success of our communications approach.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Operations
Description:Are you tired of receiving requests for individual position reviews and promotional increases that seem to serve as short-term band-aid improvements with short-lived satisfaction? Come learn about an approach to conduct deliberate, thorough and strategic comprehensive staffing reviews versus conducting multiple, individual reviews for pay or promotional adjustment. Explore the advantages of a collaborative process that allows leaders and HR to keep organization structure, position content and expectations and compensation not only up to date, but also future focused.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:In this session, two university attorneys will address institutional legal obligations pertaining to sexual misconduct in the employment setting. We'll explore the U.S. Department of Education’s new regulations on Title IX, with particular emphasis on those aspects of the regulations that intersect with Title VII or other areas of employment. You'll leave the session with practical tips to help you refine policies and procedures consistent with federal compliance obligations.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Workforce analysis tools and processes are typically used in corporate America, but HR at University of Maryland Global Campus took a chance, and it paid off … twice! Join us to learn how workforce analysis and planning applies to HR in academia and hear about our journey — mistakes made, lessons learned and successes realized.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Academic HR