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Be the Next Faculty Ombuds Representative

Thursday, January 28, 2021  A Message from Ben Taylor, Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity In collaboration with the Faculty Association, the Equal Opportunity team is soliciting interest for a faculty ombuds representative to support all faculty in navigating College policies and procedures and connecting faculty with available dispute resolution resources. The faculty ombuds representative serves in a […]

Faculty Ombuds Update — January 2020

In fall 2018, Organizational Development and Human Resources introduced a new faculty dispute resolution resource — a faculty ombuds representative — and welcomed your representative, Anna Saintil, professor, student life skills. Anna is trained to provide support, guidance and feedback to faculty who are having difficulty resolving conflicts. For more information on the faculty ombuds […]

Faculty Ombuds Update — August 2019

In fall 2018, Organizational Development and Human Resources introduced a new faculty dispute resolution resource — a faculty ombuds representative — and welcomed your representative, Anna Saintil, professor, student life skills. Anna is trained to provide support, guidance and feedback to faculty who are having difficulty resolving conflicts. For more information on the faculty ombuds […]

Policy Update: Employee Dispute Resolution

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College. By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

Faculty Ombuds Update — January 2019

In the fall 2018 semester, Organizational Development and Human Resources introduced a new faculty dispute resolution resource — a faculty ombuds representative — and welcomed your 2018-2019 representative, Anna Saintil, professor, student life skills. Anna is trained to provide support, guidance and feedback to employees who are having difficulty resolving conflicts. For more information on […]

Introducing Your Faculty Ombuds Representative Anna Saintil

A Message from Lauren Kelly, Director, Equal Opportunity and Employee Relations We know that disputes happen in the workplace and, whether big or small, that they can affect your work. Here at Valencia, we have a policy in place for employee dispute resolution, as well as numerous resources — both informal and formal — that you can […]

Valencia Policy Spotlight: Employee Dispute Resolution

In an effort to support supervisors in effectively leading their teams, this column offers additional guidance, information and resources regarding Valencia’s policies. Each month, Leslie Bissinger Golden, associate general counsel, showcases one policy and provides an in-depth look at the policy background information, as well as key updates and tips for the practical use and […]

Employee Dispute Resolution Online Training Available

On February 26, 2014, the College enacted the Employee Dispute Resolution policy. Employee dispute resolution is designed to provide all employees with avenues for addressing workplace disputes at the earliest opportunity to promote productive, working relationships. There are two opportunities for this process: informal, which is available to all employees, and formal, which is available […]

HR Topics: Familiarize Your Team on How to Address...

In February 2014, the College established an Employee Dispute Resolution Policy as a resource for employees to resolve workplace-related disputes at the earliest opportunity. Successful dispute resolution processes help encourage collaboration and open communication, strengthen relationships, enhance creativity, increase morale and solve problems at the earliest opportunity. As supervisors, one of your responsibilities is familiarizing […]

Employee Relations Pathways: Effective Interpersonal...

Valencia recognizes that employees should have the opportunity to express differences of opinion in a professional manner, and as a result, disputes may occur in the workplace. The College has established a dispute resolution process as a resource for employees to resolve workplace-related disputes at the earliest opportunity to promote productive working relationships. The dispute […]