Mid-Level Manager Professional Development Track

Here in the Division of Student Affairs we offer several professional development opportunities for our staff that work in our student affairs division. This is the second year that we will be offering the Mid-Level Manager in Student Affairs Track for those staff members who are between an entry-level position and a senior student affairs officer position. This is a year-long opportunity for those interested individuals. Books are provided as well. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Traci Royster at roystertd@appstate.edu.

2018-19 Schedule

Utilizing the Book “The Mid-Level Manager in Student Affairs: Strategies for Success” edited by Robert Ackerman and foreword by Larry D. Roper (NASPA)

Date Text/Topic Location Time
Thursday, September 13th Intro, Welcome, Still Leaders! Still Invisible? (Ch. 1) & Creating a Professional Development Plan Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, October 18th The Student Affairs Mid-Level Manager in a New Century (Ch. 2) and Leading from the Middle (Ch. 7) & Intro to Leadership/Learning Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, November 8th Effective Supervision: The Many Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities (Ch. 6) & Coaching and Motivation Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, December 13th Delegation & Teamwork Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, January 24th Conflict Management Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, February 14th Negotiating Middle Ground: The Experiences of Mid Managers of Color in Student Affairs (Ch. 8) & Unconscious Bias Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, March 14th Development Through Professional Engagement (Ch. 9) and Mentoring for Middle Management in Student Affairs (Ch. 10) Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, April 11th Campus Partnerships (Ch. 12) Linville Gorge Room 10-11:30am
Thursday, May 9th How Did I End Up Here? A Reflection on Advancement in Student Affairs (Ch. 13) and Career Enhancement (Ch. 14) TBD 10-11:30am