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Employee Development and Orientation


Imagine, if you will, a workplace free of all physical and psychological hazards allowing employees to perform their duties to the best of their abilities without any threat of grievance. Can this be possible?

Employee development has become a prevalent topic concerning today's workforce. Human Resource trends concede more time, finances, and attention be budgeted towards the development of a more effective workforce. Training assists employees in learning to perform job duties more effectively, while preparing them for future promotional opportunities. However, employers have realized that training should no longer be exclusively aimed towards developing physical job skills. Non-physical factors play too important a role in the 'total employee' to be overlooked. Programs such as Customer Service, Stress Management, Public Contact, and Conflict Resolution help an employee develop personal skills which employees utilize daily when interacting with customers, co-workers, subordinates, and superiors. Ergonomics and Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls covers the aspects of safe and healthy working environments. Better understanding of rules, policies, and procedures make employees more confidant in their jobs.

How to access LEO courses (click to download the instructional handout).

Louisiana Civil Service videos

How to book a LEO web based course.


Viewing LEO transcript - courses taken online
(click the link)

New Employee Orientation

Click the picture below to view the New Employee presentation.

Register for New Employee Orientation

As a new employee (FT, PT, undergraduate assistant, graduate assistant) you must attend the New Employee Orientation to complete the new hire process.  Orientation attendance is also required if you have been separated from the University for one or more years. Click the following link to schedule your Orientation date.

New Hire Documents
PDF fill-able forms - New employee packet

Click the links below. Download and complete each of the four files.  Bring the completed paperwork to Orientation.

(1) Main new employee paperwork packet

(2) Louisiana State Tax Form

(3) 2016 Federal Tax Form

(4) Form I-9

Orientation is conducted at 9:00 am on Tuesdays

J.S. Clark Annex Building
Human Resources

For questions, contact Andrea Benjamin (