Competency Based Programs

Valuing Work, Wellesley College’s integrated program of performance management, employee development and compensation for administrative staff, identifies nine competencies that are important for successful performance at Wellesley.  The following programs have been selected to further develop expertise in these areas.

The Whole You series link

2016-2017 The Whole You Series (Programs/Events) Sponsored by HR

Develop You:  Leadership Development - September, 2017 – May, 2018

Wellesley College Leadership Development Program  Cohort V

A Comprehensive, Wellesley – specific program designed to build the College’s capacity for cross-
functional collaboration and creative problem-solving throughout the College. This program will provide
the opportunity for selected administrative employees to sharpen their supervisory, management and
leadership skills, to work on cross-institutional initiatives, and to prepare for the possibility of future
leadership roles.

Who would benefit:  Emerging leaders interested in strengthening supervisory and management skills
as well as develop leadership concepts and skills through cross-functional learning projects.
Registration Dates:    Deadline date  4/30/17  Decision by 5/31/17

Where can I find more information or x3202


The Susan Vogt Fellowship Program

Connects, develops, and supports emerging leaders within the schools of The Boston Consortium. The Fellowship seeks to increase awareness of the Consortium’s values and activities at the grassroots level, connect and engage practitioners in meaningful projects, and foster collaboration and camaraderie in the next generation of leaders.

Who would benefit:   Employees in supervisory roles and/or functional leaders
Registration Dates:    Deadline date 5/18/17. Notification date July, 2017.
How to Register:       Application is available on the Boston Consortium website.
                                   Completed application should be submitted to Human Resources

Where can I find more informationBoston Consortium webpage, Vogt Program
*Several Wellesley College administrators have participated in the Vogt program.  You can see a full listing of past participants on the Boston Consortium webpage.  Please feel free to contact Wellesley College past participants for feedback on the program.

Higher Education Resource Services
HERS,  Since 1972 HERS has served the higher education community, preparing more than 4300 women faculty and administrators for leadership roles.  The program provides four sequential seminar weekends so as to take full advantage of homework and to encourage immediate application of newly acquired skills in the interval between sessions.

Who would benefit:   Emerging leaders interested in focusing on leadership and management development for women in higher education administration.

Registration Dates:    Regular Registration deadline 5/1/17.
How to Register:          Contact Human Resources regarding interest in program and then apply online at

Where can I find more informationHigher Education Resource Services, HERS, webpage


On-going Training Resources:

Finance Training

Desktop training on request (i.e. Banner, travel expenses, check request, purchasing, procard).
Who would benefit:    New employees
How to Register:        Contact the Controller’s Office
Where can I find more information:  Controller’s Office web page

Budget Training

Review various budgeting tools that assist budget users in managing budgets throughout the fiscal year. 
Who would benefit:    New and Current Employees
How to Register:        Contact the Budget Office
Where can I find more information:  Budget Office Web Page

Library & Technology Services Offerings

Who would benefit:  Employees at all levels, particularly new employees

In addition to online self-paced tutorials and documentation, there are occasional classes on campus, and discounts available for some off-campus training.  You are encouraged to submit a request for training for your department or other group.

Where can I find more information:  Visit the Library and Technology Services training page