Professional Development & Training (PD&T) supports ASU's mission by enhancing employee and organizational performance. This department is a catalyst for Arkansas State University to engage its employees in continuous learning, professional growth, and institutional effectiveness.
EL&IE provides new staff an introduction to work-life at ASU through its New Employee Orientation Program.
Is a unit of the office of Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources. We are committed to customer service through - The Division of Finance and Administration which is a collaborative, problem-solving team that supports the education mission of the University.
Fairness, Honesty, Respect, and Accountability
As a division, we will operate with civility and a service focus; take risks; be mentors; encourage innovation; act in a cooperative manner; be trusting of each other; empower staff; maintain open communication; assure confidentiality; encourage efficiency; and strive for effectiveness.
What We Offer
Professional Development & Training gives employees the ability to sharpen the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for personal and professional growth. Classes cover a broad spectrum of subjects designed to meet the needs of every University employee. Topics range from various professional development opportunities and training. All trainings are at no charge to employees and are open to all university personnel. Our courses are an interactive method of learning and include instructor-led, self-paced, web-based, and virtual instructor-led courses.
Training courses may be found by using the "HR Scheduler" link located above in the menu link, to the far left. Courses may be searched either by topic or course title.
University Required Trainings
Arkansas State University(ASU) Jonesboro campus requires all full-time employees to complete three (3) required trainings to ensure that the university personnel understands their responsibilities and campus procedures. It is ASU’s position to have the following required trainings completed up to date by all employees (faculty & staff):Child Maltreatment, Sexual Misconduct & Security & Privacy. These trainings are all offered online through the Blackboard Learn portal within the Employee Training Seminar.