Welcome WashU managers! Here you can find training and resources to help you lead and cultivate an enriching employee experience.

Welcome New Managers!

WashU Manager Orientation
Attend your required orientation course within your first 90 days as a newly hired or promoted manager.

Workday’s Manager Training Guide
Manager-specific step-by-step tutorials, reference guides and eLearnings to familiarize yourself with Workday, WashU’s human resources and financial administration system.

Onboarding New Employees

Access templates, checklists and tools to provide support for your employees first 90 days.

Refer your new hire to the Welcome to WashU Hub.


The Manager’s Resource

Read The Manager’s Resource, a newsletter created for WashU supervisors that includes actionable items and updates to help your team thrive, professionally and personally.

Manager Orientation to Begin in July 

Beginning July 9, 2024, new or promoted managers as of June 10, 2024, will be required to attend manager orientation (MO) within 90 days or their start or promotion date.

Management Courses

All upcoming management courses

Hiring Resources

Executive Search Services

WashU’s executive search services team supports search committees by bringing executive search industry best practices to high-level/high impact openings assuring a well-qualified diverse slate of candidates.  With more than 50 years of combined health care and academic search experience, the team has previously served in leadership roles for leading executive search firms before establishing the in-house service more than 10 years ago. 

Contact Mark Prosperi
Executive Director of Talent Management and Executive Search

Leadership Tools

Organization Development Team

WashU’s highly experienced Organization Development team is dedicated to assessing, researching, designing, delivering, and evaluating support for WashU leadership.  We work on strategic planning and implementation, leadership coaching and development, individual and team assessments, team culture change, change management, performance improvement, and retreat planning and facilitation. 

Contact Organization Development

Additional Supervisor Resources:

Your Role as a Leader – Taking Care of Your Employees

Employee Policies and Procedures

WashU Employee Handbook (PDF)

For Compensation Questions, please contact Tom Kraft.

For Employee Relations questions, please contact EmployeeRelations@wustl.edu.