RESOURCES, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Human Resources provides a number of forms and PDFs regarding various opportunities or needs of Georgia State University employees. Some of the categories include:
Health & Wellness – includes information about local trails as well as forms needed for ADA accomodations, medical certification, etc.
Work Life, including TAP – application form for TAP, workshop presentations, shared sick leave program FAQs and enrollments forms and the Path2College 529 Plan payroll deduction form.
Class and Comp, including Resume Form – Includes various forms and PDFs regarding pay plan schedules, position review forms and job titles.
For more forms and documents, visit the Search Forms page for Human Resources.
EDWS offers a variety of wellness and work/life programs including:
Faculty and Staff Assistance (FASA) — FASA may include confidential consultations, short-term counseling, assesssment and referrals.
Therapy Assistance Online — an alternative to face-to-face meetings, Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is an online platform that offers tools and educational materials coordinated through fASA and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
Wellness Programs — from Wellness Wednesdays to guided meditation, our programs try to take care of body, mind and spirit. Programs include health coaching, book club, Weight Watchers, tobacco cessation programs, yoga and massage services.
Panther PERQs — a partnership with local, statewide and national businesses that offer discounts or other incentives to Georgia State employees and students with valid university identification cards.
Commuter Incentive Programs — get money for commuting.
Wellness Calendar — find out what’s happening through the month.
The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is an employee supplemental educational assistance program that can pay for most of or all of your tuition at any University System of Georgia (USG) school. Learn more about what the TAP program can do on the USG TAP page or Georgia State’s.
*Georgia State University observes thirteen (13) paid holidays during a calendar year. Twelve (12) of these are scheduled holidays and one (1) is an unscheduled holiday. Student assistants, graduate assistants, part-time instructors, and temporary non-students are not eligible to receive holiday pay. To receive pay for the holidays, an employee must be in active pay status the day before and the day after the holiday.
Georgia State University has one paid unscheduled floating holiday that may be used by eligible employees at any time during the calendar year 2023.
View the full holiday schedule on the HR website,
Software, Tech Training, Skills Development
The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) — has a number of programs, services, instructional support and professional development and certification classes you can sign up for. View their website for more information.
Technology Services — offers technology training workshops to learn software and tools under these categories:
- websites and social media
- spreadsheets, databases and research tools
photography, graphics and 3D modeling
- video production and editing
- online training
Other learning tools include Lynda.com (now called LinkedIn Learning) the Gartner IT Library and other tools (including Grammarly for writing, Edublogs, Kaltura, iCollege, Portfolum and Qualtrics).
WebEx Training and Information — Learn how to use WebEx and set up a meeting.
Leadership Training and Professional Development
Executive Leadership Academy for Women — The Executive Leadership Academy for Women (ELAW) provides professional development for Georgia State University’s junior and senior leaders. Through collaboration with the Advancement of Women Steering Committee and the Robinson College of Business, the ELAW curriculum develops and enhances participants’ leadership skills. This cohort-based program focuses on key leadership competencies in areas such as strategic leadership, executive communication, and diversity to help advance female staff into senior leadership positions. The program targets female junior and senior staff from all segments of the University.
AA/EEO Training & Compliance — The mission of the Office of AA/EEO Training & Compliance is to educate the University community and monitor compliance by providing engaging sessions and appropriate reviews to create an inclusive respectful environment.
Women at Work Series — This series features events throughout the year. Workshops and seminars on leadership, opportunities and living your best life are offered around campus culminating in an annual, all-day workshop with a guest speaker. The Women at Work Series is a professional development program designed to educate, motivate and empower Georgia State University staff and students. Visit their website for upcoming events. You can also view online workshops.
Staff (faculty and students) can get involved in a variety of service and engagement projects around campus, the community and the world.
Visit the Civic Engagement website and take a look at how you can get involved with service projects. You can sign up to get points for volunteering and view student organizations.
If you’re able, there are service trip opportunities available through Panther Breakaway for their 2019-2020. Sign up to help lead a trip, mentor or just to be involved.