Training & Organizational Development
Welcome from Gerard Garcia, Acting Vice President, Human Resources
Managers at UMDNJ balance many roles. Staff members depend on managers to provide communication, information, support, guidance, and leadership. Senior leaders rely on managers to make change happen and to sustain high operational performance.
As a manager at UMDNJ, you will find your work exciting and challenging – sometimes a bit overwhelming as you learn to navigate your way through the organization, finding out who to call or where to tap resources and information.
Think of the related information links on this web page as your Manager Toolkit. Whether you are a new or seasoned manager, these links will bring you to helpful internal websites containing practical resources you can quickly and easily access as well as other tips for success.
We would like to hear from you regarding what resources or information we can provide to better support you in your work. Please send us your feedback at email@example.com.
Introduction: The Role of the Manager
Whether you are new to UMDNJ or have been employed here in another role, we are pleased to welcome you to your new responsibilities. We believe that management plays an important role in creating the work environment that helps make it possible for UMDNJ to achieve its mission and goals. In turn, we believe that it is the responsibility of us all to support management so you can excel at your job. Some of the key aspects of your role include:
- Internalizing our mission and core values
- Creating a culture of respect at the departmental level
- Managing tasks and interactions with integrity
- Valuing diversity
- Building relationships through managing performance and developing staff
In order to assist you in your transition to UMDNJ, and to your management role, we have designed this website to complement general employee orientation by providing additional opportunities for you to learn about management responsibilities, roles, and resources at UMDNJ.