Supervising for Success Training Series

A new training series on effective employee management and supervisor responsibilities from UA Human Resources begins in November. Other topics include an overview of policies and regulations, workplace safety and accommodation, basic compensation, recruitment and retention, conflict resolution, performance management, and professional development.

There are three modules, each scheduled for one and a half hours. Detailed information is available in the myUA Learning Library.

Completed training will be recorded in the attendee’s myUA employee services dashboard training record. For more information and to sign up for each module please follow the links below. The modules will be offered virtually by Zoom, which also includes a call-in option for those with limited internet connectivity.

Please sign up no later than two days before the selected training date so we can make sure everyone has the training information and materials.

Module 1

  • Wednesday, Nov. 11, 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 16, 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, 1:30-3 p.m.

Module 2

  • Wednesday, Dec. 2, 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 10, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9:30-11 a.m.

Module 3

  • Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m.

Recordings of these training modules will be available in January 2021. 

Performance Management Training and Conversation Coaching

University of Alaska staff and supervisors are encouraged to begin the staff performance evaluation process. Performance evaluations are designed to engage supervisors and employees about performance expectations and to provide coaching and support to align with both individual and departmental goals in concert with the University of Alaska mission.

There are two options for completing performance reviews. The first option is to use the myUA dashboard performance review. As an alternative to myUA, supervisors can complete paper or PDF performance reviews. Some departments currently have standard evaluation forms. Human Resources has also provided a performance appraisal form (PDF)

The UA Human Resources team is providing Performance Management Tool and Best Practices learning sessions. Labor and employee engagement specialist Kelley Lassey will be facilitating several sessions from November 2020 tp June 2021. Please register through the myUA employee services dashboard learning library to attend training via Zoom and to receive credit for the training. Training information will be sent to registrants two days prior to each training date.

Staff performance management guide for supervisors and non-supervisors

  • Thursday, Nov. 19, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 7, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 20, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2-3:30 p.m.

Coaching conversations for supervisors and non-supervisors

  • Friday, Nov. 20, 8:30-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 10, 9-10:30 a.m.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact HRIS at or 907-450-8200. For more training opportunities please visit the labor and employee engagement training page. If you have questions, please contact labor and employee engagement training coordinator Tasha Leach at