Training Sessions

Required Trainings

All Radford Employees must complete the State Mandated Training requirements as set forth by DHRM. The trainings are completed within the new employee orientation period of 30-90 days. Trainings are separated by employee type and are located in the Virginia Learning Center (VLC).

To complete your trainings, please select the link below that matches your employee type. After selecting the link you will be required to provide your VLC login ID (your State ID without the preceding zeros) and your password. If you do not know your login ID or password please follow the prompts to have your login ID emailed to you or to have your password reset. You can also visit Training Registration/Virginia Learning Center (VLC) for more logon instructions.

Radford University Required Training-Classified Employees | PDF

Radford University Required Training for Facilities Staff | PDF

Radford University Required Training-AP Employees | PDF

Radford University Required Training-T&R Faculty Employees | PDF

Radford University Required Training-Wage/1500 Hour Employees | PDF

Radford University Required Training-Supervisors of Full Time Employees | PDF

We have reserved a computer lab for those who maybe not have regular access to a computer, who may need a bit more technical guidance or you may just need a quiet place. The reserved computer lab will have an instructor available to assist as well. Please contact Ruby Dwyer at 540-831-7662 or email to register.

Computer Lab (Facilitated) Training Schedule

Date Time Location
August 2019
Dates by Request
September 2019 Dates by Request TBD

In addition to the State Mandated Training requirements, you may be required to complete additional training that is specific to your job duties. Please consult with your Supervisor to discuss these needs. 

PeopleAdmin Performance Management

PeopleAdmin Performance Management Module

This module is a simple, easy-to-use tool that automates the technical aspects of performance management as well as the facilitation of employees and supervisors to collaborate on performance evaluations, support professional development and clearly communicate expectations, goals, roles and responsibilities while maintaining compliance.

"How To" Videos

PeopleAdmin Landing Page Changes

Completing the Performance Plan for the Classified Employee

Classified-Probationary Twelve Month Review

Classified-Self Evaluation

Classified Evaluation Completed by Supervisor

Logging in to your Performance Management Portal

Completing the Performance Plan for the AP Employee

Classified-Probationary Six Month Review

AP-Self Evaluation

AP Evaluation Completed by Supervisor

PeopleAdmin SelectSuite

SelectSuite system is designed to allow users to track the applicant and recruitment process. The Applicant Tracking module streamlines the recruitment process while supporting transparent communication and consistent hiring processes. The Position Management module allows users to modify and manage position descriptions and electronically perform other personnel actions including budget changes, pay changes and requests to advertise.

PeopleAdmin SelectSuite New Employee/Beginner Course

This 30 minute course will be offered to all new employees and anyone who has never used the PeopleAdmin system before.  This is a prerequisite for the PeopleAdmin SelectSuite Intermediate course PeopleAdmin training. It is a basic skills course (logon, user groups, navigation, etc.) and it will be in an online format. You will be able to attend while remaining in your own space by simply signing onto the course. A desktop, laptop or mobile device is required with sound.  A microphone of some sort is recommended if you wish to actively participate. Registration is required.

Phase I PeopleAdmin SelectSuite Training Schedule (Online)




Thursday, August 8, 2019

9:00 am


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

3:00 pm


Tuesday, August 27, 2019  9:00 am Online-Zoom
Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:00 am Online-Zoom
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:00 pm Online-Zoom
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:00 pm Online-Zoom
Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:00 am Online-Zoom
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:00 pm Online-Zoom
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:00 am Online-Zoom

PeopleAdmin SelectSuite Intermediate Course

This 1 ½ hour course will be offered to all employees who utilize PeopleAdmin for Position management, recruitment and hiring processes including search committees. Topics will include flow of actions, position modification, managing applicants, hiring proposals and more. If you are a new employee or inexperienced user you must first complete PeopleAdmin SelectSuite New Employee/Beginner course as a prerequisite.  Registration is required. Please bring your laptop if you are able.

Phase II PeopleAdmin SelectSuite Training Schedule (Classroom/Computer Lab)




Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:00 am HR Conference Room
Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:00 pm HR Conference Room

"How To" Videos

PeopleAdmin Landing Page Changes

How to Log On and Change User Groups

How to Begin a Hiring Proposal

How to Export Applicant Files

How to View Postings

How to Log Into PeopleAdmin SelectSuite

How to Modify a Position

How to Move a Singular Applicant

How to Access Applicants

Visit the Managers & Supervisors Toolkit for more resources for position management, recruitment and hiring processes.

Additional Trainings

OAG - Conflict of Interest Act Training

If you have been notified that your position at Radford University requires you to file an Annual Statement of Economic Interest (SOEI), this training is mandatory at least once every two years. Estimated course duration is 1 hour. Register here through the Virginia Learning Center (VLC).

Managing Virginia Program

The MVP is a comprehensive management development program sponsored by the Department of Human Resource Management for all Commonwealth supervisors and managers. To access any of the MVP program, click on MVP.

Topics include:

  • Conflict Management Skills                         
  • Valuing Differences
  • Self-Management
  • Fundamentals of EEO Law
  • Employee Selection Procedures
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Communication Skills

A Culture of Service; A Commitment of Excellent Service in Today’s Higher Education Environment

Join us in discussing how we can actualize a comprehensive environment of service provision for all that encompasses Radford University. Including topics such as; understanding what customer service really means, what role it plays in higher education and how “service” needs must adapt to the changing landscape of our audience, including generational differences.

Let us begin the movement together, assessing how we can merge processes, collaborate with departments and form best practices to build a culture of service.

Who should attend:  We encourage all employees to attend, especially those that deal with students directly.  Register through the Virginia Learning Center (VLC).

Technology Training Including:

  • Getting Started with Banner Admin Pages
  • Introduction to Banner Finance and eVA
  • Bright space by D2L
  • Computer Deployment
  • Microsoft Office and Windows

The Office of the Bursar Including:

  • Radford University Annual PCI DSS Training         
  • Required annual training for employees involved in handling payment cards and payment card transactions.
  • Funds handling  
  • Required training for ALL departments, offices, organizations, and persons handling funds and/or accepting payments in any form on behalf of the University at all campuses and locations at which University business is conducted.

Procurement and Contracts Training Including:

  • Request for Proposal
  • Delegated Procurement Authority

Office of Emergency Management Including:

  • Tornado and Winter Weather Preparedness

Environmental Health and Safety Training Including:

  • Van Training
  • Golf Cart Training

Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) Including:

  • Faculty Training and Development
  • Our Turn