Session 5
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:Women in higher education are faced with several challenges regardless of the position they hold, ranging from salary and promotion inequity to issues of harassment and bias. University of Michigan HR is working to understand these issues and is targeting interventions and support for faculty and staff leaders within shared learning spaces. In this session, we'll explore a variety of programmatic approaches to support the advancement and development of women leaders within higher education; discuss interventions women leaders are utilizing in order to advance across different institutions; and explore evaluative methods to measure programmatic outcomes.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competencies; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:So much of the work we do in HR is project-based. This session will define what a project is, provide examples of projects in HR, and help you apply a project management approach to a current or future endeavor. You’ll walk away with a template for a project plan you can immediately implement. Whether you’re working on a large-scale systems implementation or simply looking for ways to improve accomplishing your day-to-day tasks, you’ll learn how to use project management to make your and your HR team’s work easier and more efficient.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Operations
Description:HR professionals have long been versed in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. But how does that responsibility change when we work on a college campus? What happens when an employee is harassed by a student or vice versa? Where do Title IX and Title VII collide? In this interactive session, we'll explore several case studies and discuss best practices for addressing the issues while balancing risk, law and equity.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:According to a 2019 Gallup Poll, only 34 percent of higher ed professionals are engaged at work. As higher ed employee demographics continue to shift, talent management and HR professionals must develop creative learning and professional development opportunities to promote staff engagement and inclusion. This session will provide an in-depth look at a mastermind initiative implemented by a two-year public college and a four-year private university to support their goals around inclusion.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:The Gallup organization reminds us every couple of years that nearly 70 percent of employees are actively disengaged. As HR leaders, it’s our responsibility to take action and look for ways to promote positive change. In this session, we’ll explore how we can encourage ourselves and others not to give up, but instead to take control of our circumstances and seize opportunities to positively influence others.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15 - 2:15 pm
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Strategy; Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Too often, college students graduate with no professional job experience and no knowledge of key office tools and business systems, as many hold only off-campus jobs during their time at school that don't provide professional work experience. In this session, you'll learn about the re-imagination of student employment at Florida International University. You'll return to your own campus with a new lens about the role of HR in students' professional and academic success.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Strategy; Talent Management
Description:Why should your institution consider doing pay equity analyses on a regular basis? How do you convince leadership of the value? Once you've made the decision to do a pay equity analysis, how do you go about it? What are the follow-up steps your institution should take to address inequities? In this session, we'll take you through the step-by-step process of doing a pay equity analysis, discuss the challenges that may arise and provide examples of institutions that have successfully performed a pay equity analysis.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Data, Systems and Analytics
Description:In today’s tight labor market, the majority of institutions feel compelled to make counter offers to retain employees who receive offers from other institutions. Yet, very few institutions actually have formal policies and guidelines on how these counter offers should be made. These types of unpredictable actions by managers, as well as other inconsistent pay decisions around starting salaries, can disrupt even the most diligent employer’s pay equity efforts. In this session, you'll learn how to overcome these challenges to build an equitable and fair total rewards program.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
SESSION_TITLE:The Inclusion Habit
Description:In this session, you'll learn about the inclusion habit, an evidence-based solution designed to transfer inclusion work to the individual and make behavior more inclusive through six habit-building phases — embracing inclusion matters; understanding biases and their sources; dispersing with the negativity associated with unconscious biases; practicing thinking more deliberately; reprogramming incorrect intuitions about others; and becoming more empathetic. Learn how to use the inclusion habit as a road map to plot a behavior change journey for your institution.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competencies
Description:Want your institution’s performance management process to be more effective? How about turning performance management upside-down? You can revolutionize the way your institution delivers performance feedback. Hear about a new, revolutionary approach to staff appraisals, designed and implemented by the University of Florida, that encourages more frequent conversations that are clear, timely and meaningful. Learn the strategy and get the tools to implement a new focus on performance management.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:With higher ed changing more rapidly than ever before, change management is a must-have skill for higher ed HR professionals. Join us to learn about different change management strategies, apply them to one of your current projects, and explore the unique hurdles of applying change management in higher education.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that 13,000+ higher ed jobs will need to be filled by 2028 — more than any other occupation. That's a lot of applicants. Is your online presence ready to attract the best? Attend this session to learn about recruitment marketing trends that are reshaping hiring in 2020, from AI to "shareability" and predictive analytics. Panelists will lead attendees in building a recruitment marketing strategy that will give them the advantage they need to stand out.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management