Mark your calendar for the new annual Student Employment Supervisor Summit! This is an opportunity for IUPUI supervisors of student employees to connect and to gain resources in a new way. Join us for a miniconference to network with others and to grow in your role as a supervisor.
There will be a keynote speaker, a variety of breakout sessions, lunch networking, and more.
Curious what the day will bring? See the itinerary below:
Breakout Session 1
Breakout Session 2
Breakout Session 3
Round Table Breakout
Champion Supervisor Exclusive Event
Breakout Session Topics
So many are struggling in flipping their scripts to make the toughest psychological and emotional shift in any leader’s career—the one from a high-potential individual contributor to leader. In this presentation, you will learn practical, actionable, research-based tips and advice from Dr. William Gentry, the author of Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work for: A Guide for New Leaders. As someone who researches and trains new leaders, and is one himself, Dr. Gentry will share the latest science, practice, and art behind flipping your script to become the boss everyone wants to work for.
Dr. William "Bill" A. Gentry is an industrial-organizational psychologist and leadership researcher, with a specialty of developing new leaders. He is currently the director of career and professional development at High Point University and is the author of the highly acclaimed book Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work for: A Guide for New Leaders.
As supervisors, we must continuously work to create welcoming and supportive environments for our staff. A good start to this is understanding the unique needs of each staff member. Although this is a complex task, we must begin somewhere. During this presentation, we will begin laying a foundation for understanding gender identity. In particular, we will discuss terminology, important considerations, and resources for you to be gender-inclusive in your supervision practices.
Derek Savick is a student employment consultant in the Office of Student Employment at IUPUI. He recently graduated from the College Student Personnel program at Bowling Green State University. Throughout his professional experiences, Savick has supervised students in a variety of roles and worked to center inclusion in those supervisory practices. He is excited to share this knowledge with fellow supervisors to further equity in supervision.
The Domestic Violence Network’s At Work training will provide attendees with vital information about recognizing and responding to domestic violence in the workplace. Attendees will learn information on various types of abuse, addressing suspicions of domestic violence among employees, creating an environment where employees are comfortable disclosing, keeping an employee experiencing domestic violence safe at work, and information on local and national resources.
Ashley Powell is the training services coordinator at the Domestic Violence Network, where she develops unique trainings and educates the community on domestic violence and the many ways it can impact the community. Before becoming a full-time team member, Powell participated in the AmeriCorps Public Ally program where she received extensive training in leadership, capacity building, and social change. Through this program, she helped DVN expand their network and trained over 500 community members. Powell is passionate about collaborating with the people around her to find creative ways to impact the community and to teach others about healthy relationships.
Who is Gen Z? In this session we will talk about the differences and similarities between the generations that have come before us and the generations that we are currently seeing on our college campuses. These include Millennials, as they are leaving our campuses, and Gen Z, as many of them are just beginning their college careers. Join us to gain a better understanding of how various generations in the workplace can successfully work together and how you can be an effective supervisor to all students!
Brianne Karazsia serves as a student employment programs coordinator in the Indiana State University Career Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. As part of this role, Karazsia facilitates workshops on various topics with ISU’s supervisors and students, including Generations in the Workplace. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Public Administration program at ISU. Karazsia holds a bachelor’s degree in health services management from the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, where she was also an on-campus student employee for three years.
Have you heard of IUPUI+, but aren’t sure how to incorporate IUPUI+ in your programs? In this workshop, you will learn what IUPUI+ is, how it was developed, and why it’s important for our students. You also will find out how and where IUPUI+ should be implemented. Resources will be shared to assist you in incorporating IUPUI+ in programs, courses, assignments, and learning experiences.
Dr. Kristina Sheeler is a professor of communication studies and the executive associate dean of the IUPUI Honors College. She chaired the task force to revise IUPUI's institutional learning outcomes, which developed the IUPUI+.
Tools are just the beginning! Determining which tool to use is best decided once you know what you are working to repair. In this program, participants will be exposed to the data of the IUPUI student employee. What do we know about our student employee population? Come to get an overview picture and reflect on and share current efforts and challenges in student employment at IUPUI and how you as a supervisor can assist in creating impact on student employees. Participants will leave with clarity and action items to guide supervision and recruitment in their areas to impact student success.
Janna McDonald has been the director of the Office of Student Employment since 2009. She has a master’s degree in counselor education and a background in housing and residence life in addition to recruiting and training experience. She has always been an advocate for student employment as a learning experience and believes that the data surrounding student employment is valuable in helping us understand the impact that it has on students' experiences. Understanding student data enables us to better serve our student populations.
Explore what conflict is, what commonly triggers conflict, and how different conflict-resolution styles can affect interpersonal and group dynamics. Learn how choosing the appropriate style for any situation is invaluable for personal and professional success. Discuss roles in and tools for facilitating conflict resolution.
Aaron Coleman is an HR business partner with the Department of Medicine, serving the largest division, within the largest department, within the largest medical school in the country. Previous experience includes HR director for a family of pharmaceutical companies and over 13 years of management in various industries.
In this presentation, we will share Dominican University's list of best practices as a Hispanic-Serving Institution when employing and supervising undocumented and DACA student workers. We will also present the limitations we experience. We hope to spend most of our session explaining why these are best practices and engage in dialogue about ways other institutions can successfully work with this student population.
Lisa Petrov is the director of the Title V Project; Fanny Lopez Benitez is the Title V project manager; and Ange Reda is an HR generalist. They are visiting from the Dominican University to share their best practices on supervising undocumented and DACA students.
Meet the Keynote Speaker
William (Bill) A. Gentry, Ph.D.is the director of career and professional development at High Point University where he is responsible for partnering with employers to create internship opportunities for current High Point University students and employment opportunities or grad school placement upon their graduation.
As a researcher and practitioner, Dr. Gentry examines what leaders, notably first-time managers, can do to be successful and to avoid derailment, as well as how organizations can build a healthy leadership pipeline by focusing on first-time, frontline, and entry-level managers and supervisors. As a keynote speaker for conferences and events, he informs and inspires leaders, particularly entry- and first-level supervisors and managers who are leading for the first time to be their best.
During his career, Dr. Gentry has amassed more than 70 academic presentations and has published more than 40 academic articles. In addition, he and his research has been featured in more than 50 internet and news outlets, including Forbes.com, theWall Street Journal, CNN.com,Harvard Business Review,Chief Learning Officer, ChiefExecutive.net, Toastmasters, and TrainingIndustry.com. He wrote the cover article to the July 2017 edition ofTD Magazinefocusing on first-time managers and new leaders (From Me to We). Dr. Gentry has also used his passion for research and developing first-time managers to write the highly acclaimed bookBe the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For: A Guide for New Leaders(Berrett-Koehler Publishers).
Before coming to High Point University, Dr. Gentry worked for more than a decade at the Center for Creative Leadership, a top-ranked global provider of executive education and leadership development as a researcher, trainer, and manager. He graduated summa cum laude from Emory University and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Courtney, live in High Point, North Carolina.
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