Learning and development

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Check out our current schedule of training offerings from across the University related to business, finance, human resources, employee relations and supervision.

Learning and development calendar

We're committed to enhancing our learning and development programs for all faculty and staff, aligning with and supporting the University's strategic goals. As a University employee, we aim to empower you to reach your professional aspirations, foster an environment that both challenges and supports you and your diverse team and help us all achieve our personal and professional best. Together, we thrive.

Our goals and offerings

Empower skills development

Access diverse learning opportunities beyond the classroom to develop key competencies. Impact your team and department while contributing to the university’s strategic vision.

Foster continuous learning

Take charge of your growth through continuous learning and development. Master vital skills and behaviors to advance in your career. Document the initiative you've taken each year in your annual self-evaluation.

Enhance learning through technology

Many of our development offerings use the latest in education technology for more efficient and flexible learning experiences. Enjoy greater access to learning materials, tailored to meet diverse needs.

Cultivate an inclusive learning community

Join an environment that values and celebrates continuous learning, diversity, and development.

Provide customized learning solutions

Benefit from curated learning content and delivery, tailored to your specific unit or department. Seek individual or group coaching and support for targeted development. Get assistance with organizational design, facilitation, and development planning.

Our team

Learning and development
Julie Guimond
Director, Organizational and Employee Development
(775) 682-5531
Learning and development
Jessica Stepaniak, Ed.D.
Lead, Organizational and Employee Development
(775) 784-1494
Learning and development development, faculty relations, management training
Tim McFarling
Leaderships Specialist, Associate Vice President Emeritus, HR
(775) 784-8269
2789 development, faculty relations, management training

Learning opportunities

Academic Impressions

Academic Impressions is an organization specializing in professional development resources for higher education. All employees have access to the institutional membership. Learn more about memberships.

Log into Academic Impressions

Bridge Online Learning

Bridge is an online self-paced training series for Administrative and Financial Administrative Assistants. For more information, please email WorkdayLearning@unr.edu.

Log into Bridge

Environmental Health & Safety Training

Review and register for mandatory and voluntary EH&S training, including Defensive Driving, Laboratory Safety, CPR, and more.

View EH&S Training Calendar

Human Resources Online Network Meetings

Online Network meetings are intended for Human Resource partners and liaisons across campus who are interested in learning about administrative procedures, changes, and updates that affect the University. This group is designed to help you do your job better by communicating information to your departments and colleagues. Network meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. via Zoom online (except for the months of January and July). Meeting participants can ask questions via live chat during the meeting. If you would like to receive monthly agendas and a link to join these meetings, please email Kaiya Massey at kmassey@unr.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at (775) 784-6082.

Knowledge Base

The Knowledge Base is a repository of articles for our users to research internal-facing policies, procedures, and how-tos. The Knowledge Base is available 24-7 and is your one-stop shop for Workday, UNR-specific resources, and online training videos.

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NVeLearn Mandatory Supervisor Training

The State of Nevada requires supervisors of classified employees to undergo supervisory training in core areas every three years. Learn more about what topics are required and how to register.

Go to Mandatory Supervisor Training Page

Office of Digital Learning Workshops (Not just for instructors!)

The Office of Digital Learning (ODL) provides support to the faculty and staff across campus who use University-supported technologies for teaching, business, and communications. They offer workshops to help you create accessible documents, images, videos, web content, and email – all formats that are required to be compliant with WCAG 2.0 AA per the University Accessibility Policy. We recommend that all faculty, instructors, and administrative employees working with these formats take the following workshops:

See all ODL Workshop and Training offerings