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Resources and Training to Support Continual Growth

The TTUHSC Division of Human Resources coordinates a range of learning opportunities for our team members to acquire new skills and knowledge relevant to their roles. By offering practical training courses related to the most frequent workforce relations questions, HR seeks to empower team members, strengthen institutional effectiveness, and cultivate a supportive and engaging work environment. 

Human Resources provides a variety of training initiatives for our team members and supervisors, including live virtual classes ↓ and multi-part training series ↓, as well as self-paced courses ↓.

Live Virtual Classes  

HR Training for People Leaders

To help TTUHSC leaders learn more about HR processes, the TTUHSC Division of Human Resources now coordinates several facilitated training opportunities. Each of the following sessions is offered virtually by one of our HR Directors for those who are interested in gaining a better understanding of how to navigate HR-specific topics and administrative procedures. To enroll in a training session, please use your eRaider credentials to log in to ACME.

Creating and Posting Positions

Learn how to create a position and post it to the careers portal.

  • TBD
Discipline and Documentation

How to effectively address and document performance gaps and common mistakes to avoid.

  • March 5, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • April 18, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • May 2, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • June 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
Understanding ADA

An overview of the Accommodation Request process, manager responsibilities, and HR’s involvement in the process.

  • March 22, 10-11 a.m.
  • April 26, 10-11 a.m.
  • May 24, 10-11 a.m.
  • June 28, 10-11 a.m.
Understanding FMLA

An overview of FMLA, the process for requesting FMLA, administrative procedures, and employee & manager responsibilities.

  • March 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • April 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • May 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
  • June 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
Understanding Leave

An overview of the various state leave benefits available to HSC employees.

  • March 12, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • April 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • May 15, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • June 4, 2-3:30 p.m.
Understanding Sick Leave Pool & Family Leave Pool

An overview of Sick Leave Pool (SLP) and Family Leave Pool (FLP) including eligibility guidelines and administrative procedures.

  • March 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • April 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • May 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
  • June 27, 2:30-3:30 p.m. 


Instructor-Led Training Series 

Retention Strategy Series

The Division of Human Resources is thrilled to introduce a new training series that will equip you with the essential tools and techniques to foster engagement, satisfaction and growth within your team. Each module of the three-part Retention Strategy Series is meticulously crafted to provide actionable insights, practical strategies, and engaging conversations to drive real results in your team.

The Retention Strategy Series explores three key pillars of effective retention strategies: Feedback Conversations, Stay Conversations, and Career Conversations. This three-part series is offered virtually via Zoom. While the three modules build upon each other, each course can be enjoyed as a stand-alone learning opportunity. Each module is offered on a variety of different days each month, but the same content will be covered each session.

Part 1 | Feedback Conversations

Gain the knowledge and skills to navigate feedback conversations effectively, to build a culture of continuous learning, growth, and excellence. 

  • April 4, 2–3 p.m.
  • April 11, 10–11 a.m.
  • April 17, 11 a.m.–noon
Part 2 | Stay Conversations

Discover the art of conducting stay conversations to proactively address employee concerns, enhance job satisfaction, and retain top talent.

  • May 7, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
  • May 16, 10–11 a.m.
  • May 30, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Part 3 | Career Conversations

Delve into facilitating meaningful career conversations that empower employees to pursue aspirations, achieve work-life balance, and thrive in a motivating culture.

  • June 5, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
  • June 11, 10–11 a.m.
  • June 24, 1–2 p.m.

For more information, download the Retention Strategy Series overview. If you have questions, please contact Barbara Mowry at


Self-Paced, On-Demand Courses 

Mastering the Hiring Workflow: A Comprehensive Guide

For those overseeing hiring activities, here's an in-depth guide to administering an effective recruitment. New hiring managers should complete this training before requesting access to BrassRing.