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Supervising at the U

Supervisors at the University of Minnesota play an important role in guiding, problem-solving, and communicating with employees. The resources found on this site are intended help supervisors as they lead employees through their employment life-cycle at the U.

New University Talent Share Program

If your department could use extra staffing for important projects and tasks—or if you have employees who have time for more work during reduced operations—the University’s new Talent Share program may help.

To take part in Talent Share, visit the new Talent Share website: https://talentshare.umn.edu. There you will find more details about the program, including Frequently Asked Questions, plus the forms you will need in order to request or loan employees.

New and Updated I-9 Section Launches

Check out our new and improved I-9 Eligibility Verification section to simplify the process of getting your new hires verified. All newly hired faculty, staff and student workers must complete the federal I-9 form and provide the needed documentation to demonstrate eligibility to work at the University on or before their first day of work for pay.

Professional Development 

Supervisory Development Course is a flexible online leadership program exclusively for faculty and staff who oversee the work of others. Look for easy-to-use resources, including videos, webinar recordings, interactive self-assessments, and quick guides that help supervisors in providing feedback and coaching direct reports, managing and evaluating performance, managing conflict, leading teams, employee engagement, and onboarding new employees.