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Organizational Effectiveness & Staff Development

Your career at Yale: Working. Learning. Growing.

As a Yale employee, your development is our one of our top priorities. To reinforce our commitment to your growth, we offer a wide variety of programs to support you now and in the future. These programs currently include leadership and staff development, performance management, talent planning, and individual development planning. We invite you to take a moment to explore these opportunities listed on the left side of this page and attend those courses that will help you to achieve yours and the university’s goals.


Were you looking for the Learning Center’s website?
If so, you have landed in the right place! The Learning Center’s website is now part of the Organizational Effectiveness & Staff Development website. Search the curriculum and explore our resources on the left side of this page for courses and materials to boost your career.

lynda.com® is your new resource for learning everywhere with world-class experts.
This rich resource of online courses allows us to complement our curriculum for staff with an extraordinarily broad range of topics taught by recognized teachers and industry experts. And the lynda online curriculum is a proven way to allow individuals to customize learning to their individual needs, schedules, and personal and professional development interests. Visit lynda.com® to access the vast library of classes available to Yale staff.

President Salovey announces President’s Award for Staff Excellence
On June 9, President Peter Salovey kicked off Yale’s inaugural Staff Appreciation Day with an address to staff members in Woolsey Hall. During his remarks, he talked about the work he does on behalf of the university, both at home and abroad, and thanked everyone in the audience for all their work in support of Yale’s mission. Salovey also announced the launch of the President’s Award for Staff Excellence which will recognize the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of Yale employees.

It’s all about you!
Now is the time to reflect on your progress towards your goals this past year and complete your annual self-assessment. Learn more about Yale’s Performance Management program.