Presentation on theme: "PRESENTATION TO THE STRATEGIC PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE Priorities for an Engaged Community of Employees TRU People Make Things Happen."— Presentation transcript:
PRESENTATION TO THE STRATEGIC PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE Priorities for an Engaged Community of Employees TRU People Make Things Happen
Investment in our Employees Priority: A superior student experience requires a dynamic and engaged faculty and staff. Our Cornerstones: An engaged community built upon a culture of excellence, diversity, transparency and accountability. We are a University where employees feel valued.
The University will be responsive to its primary resource, Employees through: 1. Increasing overall Employee Engagement 2. Defining and instilling the leadership values needed to realize our full potential. 3. Investing in the Professional Development of our employees. 4. Achieving excellence through the decisions employees make and influence that impact their work. 5. Increasing the state of health, well being, and safety of all employees throughout the University. Our Development Plan
Engagement Top factors that drive success: Strong culture of Customer Service Effective Communications High level of Employee Engagement Strong Executive Leadership
Communicating & Embedding Goals An annual survey will measure our employees ability to positively respond to: Are you proud to work at TRU? In the last 7 days, someone has recognized me for my work There’s someone at work who encourages my development My associates are committed to doing quality work One of the keys to engagement is defining and articulating what constitutes a “successful” employee and communicating success clearly.
Defining our Leadership Values Instill our values and create a leadership culture Inclusion, participation & contribution Orientation Clear two way conversations Principled behavior Performance reviews Coaching and Mentoring
Investing in Learning and Development Excellence requires an investment by the university and by individuals in their ongoing professional development. A culture of continuous growth and life long learning that supports the attainment of our goals and is a foundation for creating a superior student experience. Employees are encouraged to develop individual learning and development plans and supported in the attainment of those goals.
Achieving Excellence Creating a culture of sustainable risk taking in decision- making process throughout the University Recognition and accountability structures that recognize where decisions and actions are made. Collaborative involvement on achieving our joint goals. Building on a the social commitment employees have for each pother and the University through team processes to improve our services. Inclusion and transparency in decisions impacting units departments and the University.
Building a Safe Environment The University should serve as a model for: diversity and inclusion respectful interaction equity and opportunity tolerance and debate
Next Steps Action Plans that are imbedded at the unit level are needed to ensure our success over the next 3-5 years for an engaged community of employees striving for excellence. QUESTIONS?