|University induction programme
|Sponsored by the Vice-Chancellor this programme is for new heads of department and institutes, colleges and professional services senior leaders, to support their orientation and welcome to the university and their leadership roles. There are approx. 35 participants each year.
|University Induction Programme
|Researcher induction programme
|Sponsored by the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, this programme is to welcome and orientate all new research staff on their arrival in Oxford. There are approx. 300 participants each year.
|Support for researchers webpage
|Professional services leadership development programme
|Sponsored by the Registrar, this programme works with professional services leaders who are committed to developing themselves and collaborating across the University to enhance professional services to support the academic mission. There are approx. 25 participants each year.
|The confident manager
|Designed to be a flexible and innovative programme focused on people management excellence, where participants shape their learning journeys around key areas of relevant to their role and context. The programme supports managers to be effective, inclusive and confident in managing individuals and teams. There are approx. 200 participants each year. We make at least 50% of places available to academic managers/PIs and research staff.
|The confident manager webpage and booking link
|In three different sessions we teach coaching skills to managers, research supervisors and coaching specialists. We also host a network for university staff who are accredited coaches and encourage staff who would like coaching support to use the network to find a coach. There are approx. 100 staff participating in coaching events per year.
|More information on coaching and finding a coach
|Launching on 20th March at 2-3pm this series will include monthly online and face to face sessions to further ‘Inspire and Equip Professional Services Staff to Develop their Careers’ plus a new area of the POD website dedicated to career development. We expect to support some 600 staff through these sessions per year.
|Register for the launch
|Mentoring for development
|There is a new online toolkit: Mentoring for Development. This is for anyone at the University with an interest in mentoring, whether mentors, mentees or mentoring scheme co-ordinators. There is also a new MS Teams group: POD Mentoring Network. We encourage you all to join this new Teams group so you can ask questions, share resources and advice about mentoring and keep in touch with mentoring-related developments around the University. We expect to support some 200 staff with mentoring.
Link to mentoring for development
Link to MS Teams group
Link to Professional Services mentoring scheme
|The Researcher Hub is working with the Careers Service and divisions to enhance the provision of career development expertise to support researcher career destinations in a wide range of sectors. Developments include a strategy, and the tracking and illustration of researchers’ career steps beyond Oxford or academia.
Careers Beyond Academia: Options and Pathways for Researchers | Oxford University Careers Service