Training Management System

Administrative & Academic Support Series

Who should go?

Campus employees interested in, or responsible for, academic and administrative department processes. These workshops are designed for new staff (ASA’s, ASC’s, AA/S’s, etc.), as well as any employee interested in an overview of a process or wanting a refresher on the topic.

What are the topics?

Areas of focus and topics include:

  • Administrative Support Series – Process overviews for supporting any department:
    • Avoiding Bias in Hiring
    • Budget 101 Training Workshop
    • Budget 201 How to Monitor your Budget
    • Budget 201: Year End
    • Budget 201: Lab
    • Financial Services Walk-In Lab
    • Life Cycle of a Purchase Order
    • Booking Travel Soon? Use Concur
    • Purchasing Office Supplies?
    • Tracking Department Property
    • IT Procurement Review Process
  • Academic Support Series – Process overviews for supporting an academic department:
  • Student Employment Processes – Things to know before hiring students:
    • Student Employee Hire Process (also available online)
    • Handshake 101: How to post student positions
    • Supervising Students
    • Using Work Study to Pay Student Assistants
  • CMS-HR (PeopleSoft HR) Access

Where do you find the workshops?

Login to the Development and Trainings System (DTS), click on the “Schedule” tab to view and enroll in upcoming workshops. (Course titles are tentative and may change without notice.)


These workshops cover basic operations and process training for new and existing staff—especially new campus administrative support staff.  The content is prepared and taught by experienced staff from various divisions and departments. The workshops are facilitated by the Human Resources Service Center and University Staff Development Committee.  Course offerings began in Spring 2015 and vary throughout the year.