Welcome to Employee & Organizational Development

COVID-19 Updates

Because of the continued spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) nationwide, Employee and Organizational Development will temporarily suspend face-to-face training until January 2021. All sessions will be facilitated virtually, including team building and customized sessions.

Please refer to the employee training portal for courses that are available virtually. If you have any questions or concerns about a specific training, please contact Employee Development at training@valdosta.edu. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to work towards delivering comprehensive and effective training from a distance! 

About Us

The Employee and Organizational Development Department is primarily a resource unit to assist employees to achieve University goals, realize career ambitions and enhance personal job levels.

This Department provides on going programs to orient, train and develop employees, thereby improving skill levels, promoting personal career growth, and optimizing employee performance.

We hope you find our web pages helpful as you look for professional development opportunities here at VSU. Our Office is here to assist you with finding resources to enhance your skills and allow for career growth opportunities. We provide regularly scheduled training classes each semester and also work with individual departments to offer customized courses as well.

Operating Philosophy

The Employee and Organizational Development Department recognizes that organizational and individual excellence are best attained by training, development and educational activities which build upon individual strengths and are forward-looking. It also recognizes that responsibility for performance and development lies jointly with the individual staff member and the Division.

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