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Learning & Development

Soar to Excellence with Us!

Our team is committed to serving the needs of Montclair State University employees by offering a variety of leadership and professional development opportunities to promote a practical approach to managing work and career.

We create learning plans, facilitate online & in-person courses and build a positive learning environment to remove barriers, while fostering success! 

~ Erika Bush, MBA | Director, Learning & Development
Meet Our Team

Erika Bush, M.B.A. | Director

Nyima Moss, M.S. | Associate

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The New Employee Experience

Empower yourself in the first 180 days as a new full-time employee of the University by engaging in dynamic and interactive resources.


Personal & Professional Growth

Equip yourself with the skills needed to help in your role and further your career.


 Process & Procedure Essentials

Strengthen your knowledge on various HR processes and procedures to provide guidance on the job pertaining to Talent Acquisition, Employee & Labor Relationship and Classification & Compensation.


Supervision & Leadership

Develop the skills and confidence needed to meet career goals and prosper as a people manager of the University.

Please email if you’d like to participate in the next cohort of Leadership University.

Inclusive Excellence 

Inclusive Excellence provides an intentional and meaningful learning experience that will equip you with the content knowledge, leadership behaviors, and support to effectively lead our diverse staff community and create a culture of belonging and inclusion.

COMING – March 2024

On-Demand Webinars

Process & Procedure Essentials

Workday Hiring Process – Temporary Employees, Student Workers, and Adjuncts – May 2023


  • Review the process for hiring adjunct faculty
  • Review the process for hiring a temporary employee
  • Review the process for hiring a student worker


Create a Position in Workday – June 2023


  • Understand the create position task within Workday
  • Review the process to create a new position within Workday


Workday Search and Hire Process – September 2023


  • Review the process for viewing the candidate pipeline for a specific job requisition or check
    the status of a job requisition
  • Review the steps to move candidates through the search process
  • Review the process for providing interview feedback and making the interview decision
  • Review the reference check process


Understanding the Reappointment Process – February 2024


  • Understand the reappointment cycle
  • Understand the role of Annual Performance Reviews in the reappointment process
  • Examine key considerations for reappointment and non-reappointment


Understanding Performance Assessment Reviews (PARs) and Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) – April 2024


  • Understand the Performance Review cycle for AFT professional staff and the PAR cycle for those employees covered by civil service titles
  • Understand the value of a performance improvement plan as a tool for advancement and correction
  • Examine key considerations for developing the PAR and PIP