Leadership Development

 

Overview

Strong leadership is an integral part of our success as a college. As we are faced with the changes and challenges within higher education, the demands of leadership are greater than ever before.

We are committed to increasing your leadership capacity and capability in order to meet these future requirements, whether you are interested in leadership, new to a leadership role, or a seasoned leader.

Our aim is advance the mission and direction of San Jacinto College and support our "one college" culture of leadership at San Jacinto College where you and your team are continually learning, growing and performing at the highest levels.

We have a comprehensive leadership development program which includes:

  • Opportunities for leaders at every level to develop
  • A dedicated leadership resource site
  • On demand courses and resources
  • Strategies to enhance individual leadership strengths
  • Leadership coaching
  • Leadership community opportunities
  • Solutions for maximizing leadership and team performance

 

Contact Us

Rhonda Tompkins, Manager, Leadership Development

rhonda.tompkins@sjcd.edu

281 998-6373

 

Gabriel Rodriguez, Director, Talent Development

gabriel.rodriguez@sjcd.edu

281 998-6308

 

Leadership Development Services

Leadership Development Resources

Assessments

The OTD team is experienced in using a variety of assessments that give individuals and teams insights into their culture, work environment, relationships, communication styles, conflict styles, and thinking preferences. We’ll discuss your needs and objectives and help you pick the right assessment to achieve your goals.

Coaching

We are available to provide you with in-depth coaching on a variety of leadership issues. These one-on-one coaching sessions are designed to draw out the best in you and to improve performance through clarifying goals and developing a greater sense of self.

Hiring Leaders Onboarding Guide

An onboarding guide is available for hiring leaders as they prepare for new team members. 

Leadership Book Clubs and Discussion Groups

Interested in joining your leadership colleagues for discussions relevant to your role and the direction of the College? For information, please contact Rhonda at rhonda.tompkins@sjcd.edu.

Learning On Demand

We use the latest technologies and internet resources to provide a supplemental and comprehensive course catalog for leaders that includes various learning experiences outside of traditional settings. As a leader, you have access to a vast library of online resources through Cornerstone Learning. If you’d like assistance, please contact us.

Professional Development Plans

We offer learning and development opportunities to help build your leadership bench strength and increase engagement. Professional development plans are designed to help you identify specific opportunities that are both motivating and encouraging to your individual growth. Would you like more information? Please contact us.

Upward Feedback

San Jacinto College encourages you to proactively check with your direct reports to provide feedback to you for your development. Do you need information about receiving upward feedback? We’d be happy to assist you.

We can also facilitate an interactive session with your team designed to gather feedback about your leadership impact and perceptions about your style. The process is intended to generate self-awareness and improve team relationships. You or your supervisor can request this service.

 

Contact Us

Rhonda Tompkins, Leadership Development Manager

rhonda.tompkins@sjcd.edu

281 998-6373

 

Gabriel Rodriguez, Director, Talent Development

gabriel.rodriguez@sjcd.edu

281 998-6308

 

Leadership Development Courses

We offer a number of engaging courses designed to build leadership knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies. A required, interactive leadership development series is offered twice a year. The series includes:

Leadership Development Module 1: Leadership Foundations  

Leadership Development Module 2: Leading Self

Leadership Development Module 3: Leading Others

Leadership Development Module 4: Leading Change

 

Additional Courses

Beyond our leadership development modules, there are other facilitated courses including: Transition to Leadership, Leader and Coach: Performance Management Series, Project Management, Process Improvement, and more. Each session includes group discussion, and a tool kit to implement what you learned. For more information on upcoming courses, contact Rhonda at rhonda.tompkins@sjcd.edu.

Sessions are held at the District Offices in the Board Room unless otherwise noted. Registration in Cornerstone is required.

Leadership Development Resources

Assessments

The OTD team is experienced in using a variety of assessments that give individuals and teams insights into their culture, work environment, relationships, communication styles, conflict styles, and thinking preferences. We’ll discuss your needs and objectives and help you pick the right assessment to achieve your goals.

Hiring Leaders Onboarding Guide

An onboarding guide is available for hiring leaders as they prepare for new team members. 

Learning On Demand

You can access thousands of online resources in Cornerstone Learning at any time. We also curate content for you. If you’d like assistance, please contact us.

Professional Development Plans

Professional development plans are designed to help you identify specific opportunities that are both motivating and encouraging to your individual growth. 

 

Contact Us

Rhonda Tompkins, Leadership Development Manager

rhonda.tompkins@sjcd.edu

281 998-6373

 

Gabriel Rodriguez, Director, Talent Development

gabriel.rodriguez@sjcd.edu

281 998-6308