How can you align leadership training with established student development and leadership theory? Use the Social Change Model of Leadership to create align your departmental and organizational goals with your activities. Being a new professional in student affairs can be daunting. Especially if you are advising student organizations, fraternities and…
Have you been challenged to develop a learning outcome for your department or division but were unsure how to start? Consider the SWiBAT method for your learning outcome development and begin documenting learning as part of your assessment strategies.
The first ten years of my career had me working for nine different supervisors, which meant I was under constant and always-changing evaluation. For this reason, the annual review time of the year used to be my least favorite time of the academic year. Having to quantify and qualify the work I had done during year was the easy part of my job. Having to do the same with my own goals and outcomes was what used to stress me out.
Advancing your career is more a personal-professional development issue than a job-related idea, which you can tackle with a personal professional development plan. Start with assessing your skills and what you are capable of doing, and make a plan to either learn or refine these skills. Learn how you can pull all of this together and level-up your career.
You have a first or second round interview for a job that seems out of reach – what do you do? Take the time to do some homework to alleviate some of the stress answering questions that feel tough or unanswerable.