UW Administrator Training

Academic Human Resources (AHR) and International Scholars Operations (ISO) provide training sessions for campus personnel on a variety of topics, with each session designed to help administrators understand the policies and procedures involved in creating and maintaining academic appointments at the University of Washington. Below is a schedule of upcoming training sessions with the scheduled times, dates and locations. For inquiries regarding all training sessions specific to international scholars, email ISO at acadvisa@uw.edu. For inquiries regarding all other training sessions, email Jim Ballew at jballew@uw.edu.


To register for current offerings, go to the

Academic Personnel Training Calendar


2017 Schedule

November

  • AHR – Faculty Leaves
    • This training session focuses on the following:
      • Definition of “Faculty”
      • Faculty Leave Types
      • Purposes of Leaves
      • Workday Leave Entry
      • Administration Procedures
    • Wednesday, 11/29/2017 at 9:00AM in Gerberding 142
    • Wednesday, 11/29/2017 at 3:00PM in Gerberding 142

December

  • AHR – Quarterly Administrator Forum
    • Academic HR reps will offer updates and reminders for campus admins, with a significant focus on the 2017-18 promotion process.
    • Thursday, 12/07/2017 at 10:00AM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

 

  • ISO – J-1 Cultural Exchange
    • A primary purpose of the J Exchange Visitor Program is to facilitate cultural engagement between the United States and other nations, thereby “building mutual understanding between Americans and people of other countries.”
    • FIUTS (the campus experts on cultural exchange), department administrators and international scholars will give first-hand reports on how they support and engage in the “fun” part of the Exchange Visitor Program!  Come get some new ideas, share your own experiences, and enjoy…
    • Wednesday, 12/6/2017 at 2:00PM in Husky Union Building Room 214

 


Upcoming 2018 Training Topics

January – 2018

  • Advanced H-1B Issues – Tuesday, 01/23/2018 at 10:00 in Gerberding 142
    • Hone your H-1B knowledge! From wage requirements to title changes to travel issues, ISO advisors explain it all and prepare you for best- and worst-case scenarios. Q&A session to follow.
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened
  • Faculty Recruitment
    • The AHR Recruitment training session will focus on the following:
      • Recruitment Planning
      • EEO/AA Policies and Guidelines
      • Advertising Guide
      • International Scholars Operations Guidelines
      • Advertising Template
      • Criminal Background Checks
      • New Hire Packets
      • Questions
    • Tuesday, 1/16/2018 at 9:00AM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

February – 2018

  • J-1 Exchange Visitor Update – Thursday, 02/15/2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • All about exchange visitors! ISO advisors explain everything you need to know about J-1 sponsorship and provide useful tools to streamline visa processing. Q&A session to follow.
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened
  • Appointments
    • Wednesday, 2/21/2018 at 1:00PM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

March – 2018

  • AHR – Quarterly Administrator Forum 
    • Tuesday, 3/13/2018 at 1:00PM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

April – 2018

  • Green Card Basics – Wednesday, 04/18/2018 at 1:00 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • What is a green card anyway, and who can get one? ISO advisors tell you who gets sponsored for a green card, what the timeline is, and how to ensure a successful permanent residence process for your faculty, including tips for avoiding and solving common sponsorship issues. Q&A session to follow.
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened
  • Terminations
    • The Terminations training session will touch on the topics below, as well as other relevant information about the termination process:
      • Reasons for Faculty Terminations
      • Steps in Termination Process
      • Faculty Reemployment
      • Resources
    • Thursday, 4/5/2018 at 2:00PM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

May – 2018

  • Immigration 101 – Thursday, 05/17/2018, at 1:00 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • If you don’t know the difference between a non-immigrant and an immigrant, or can’t tell a B visa from a K visa, or think a green card and a gold card are pretty much the same thing, then make plans to attend ISO’s spring quarter workshop. No, you won’t become an expert on U.S. immigration law in just one hour, but you’ll have fun learning the basics of how it works! Q&A session to follow.
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened
  • Managing 9-Month Faculty Appointments
    • Tuesday, 5/29/2018 at 9:00AM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

June – 2018

  • AHR – Quarterly Administrator Forum 
    • Thursday, 6/14/2018 at 1:00PM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

July – 2018

  • 25-71 Process
    • Thursday, 7/19/2018 at 3:00PM in Gerberding 142
    • Registration for this session has not yet opened

 


Materials for AHR Presentations

Materials for Past ISO Presentations