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Fifteen UCR staff members have completed the first year of the Emerging Leaders Program, and it is time to build a new class for the coming year.
The program is available to full-time career employees at UCR in the classifications professional and support staff grade 7 and exempt through manager and senior professional I.
Participants need the endorsement of a supervisor or department head. Applications should be turned in by Aug. 17.
The one-year intensive training program starts with a two-day retreat and continues with monthly seminars that enhance management and networking skills, especially within the university culture.
With group seminars and high-visibility team projects sponsored by senior administrators, the participants build relationships and have the opportunity for individual career counseling.
Last year’s class finished the year with group presentations and a lunch at the Arroyo Vista Café. Participants for 2008-09 were Alvin Xu, Antonette Toney, Glen Dunzweiler, Isaac Owusu-Frimpong, Jeff Martin, Jerry Garcia, Julie Drouyor, Karen McComb, Kris Lovekin, Laura Lozon, Mark Wilson, Michael Kurth, Robin Ripley, Tina Caroline and Yung Phung.
There is a $700 cost for the program, which can be paid by the participant’s department. For more details and application materials visit the emerging leader site
. For more information, contact Sue Anderson
or call 2-3145.