Explore information and reference resources, other self-guided learning tools, and Iowa academic programs.

For Staff & Faculty

Online supplement to Supervisor Training@Iowa (see courses and series above) with videos, policy and resource links, and more.

Cost: No charge

Go to Supervisors' Toolbox



Resources for annual performance evaluations—your own or your teams—and for making performance management a year-round process.

Cost: No charge

Go to Performance Management



Wide variety of online training modules spanning business, creative, and technology topics. Look for leadership and management options under the “Business” category.

Cost: No charge for Iowa staff, faculty, and students
Schedule: Self-paced

Go to LinkedIn Learning



Professional-level academic certificate awarded by the Tippie College of Business. Credits can also be applied toward a Tippie MBA.

Cost: Current tuition rates

Go to Leadership Certificate

Confidential, one-on-one consulting on career goals and planning.

Cost: No charge
Schedule: By appointment

Go to Career Development Advising Services

Local, regional, and state events featuring speakers, authors, and networking opportunities.

Cost: Varies by event
Schedule: Typically 1-2 days throughout the year

Go to Leadership Conferences

For Staff

Mary Jo Small Staff Fellowship Awards offer staff financial support to cover fees associated with professional development.

Apply for a Mary Jo Small Fellowship

For Faculty

Appointed faculty position focuses efforts on strategies to support faculty development on our campus, including but not limited to developing seminars for early and mid-career faculty, DEO development and planning for retirement.

Application/Nomination information: April call for self-nomination
Deadline: May 1

Go to Faculty Fellow

Paid leaves and fellowships to encourage scientific inquiry, research, artistic creation, clinical/technical expertise, and innovation in teaching. Includes Professional Development Awards, May Brodbeck Humanities Fellowship, and James Van Allen Natural Science Fellowship Programs).

Application/Nomination information: Deadlines and requirements vary

Go to Faculty Development Awards

Many national and international organizations recognize the achievements of our exceptional faculty. The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost may provide assistance in the review and application process of awards for faculty members when possible.

Application/Nomination information: Deadlines and requirements vary

Go to Faculty Awards and Honors

All University of Iowa faculty are eligible for membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, which includes career resources, newsletters, and webinars to support faculty in making successful transitions throughout their careers.

Cost: No charge for Iowa faculty, staff, and students

Go to NCFDD Membership

A hub for information, programs, and resources to support University of Iowa faculty and DEOs.

Go to Faculty Leadership Resources

Resources to assist faculty related to teaching, research, service, and policies.

Go to Campus Resources for Faculty