Professional Development Program Nominations (2008-09)


Re: Professional Development Program Nominations (2008-09)

I am writing to request nominations for participation in our annual Professional Development Program and encourage you to consider this valuable opportunity for members of your staff. As we plan for the future, it is important to build management competencies, implement strategies to transfer institutional knowledge and expand career growth opportunities for our diverse workforce.

The Professional Development Program (PDP), offered each fiscal year through Campus Human Resources, Training and Development, is a career development program beginning its 14th year. PDP assists the University in the development and retention of a highly skilled, diverse and motivated professional staff. The program has a demonstrated record of enhancing skills, strengthening institutional loyalty and broadening participants' knowledge of University affairs.

The program features several components including advanced skills training, mentoring, networking, and career assessment. Participants work with department sponsors on special projects of importance to UCLA, enabling them to demonstrate professional skills to campus leaders. Participation requires departmental endorsement and participant commitment.

I encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity for staff at PSS Grades 2 - 6 and equivalent Programmer/Analyst levels to participate in this unique experience. Further information and program applications are available in Related Information. In addition, you may contact Program Coordinator, Marsha Coutin, at extension 40853, or via email at The deadline for completed applications is May 23, 2008, and the program begins in July.

Please join us in this opportunity to develop the staff leaders of the future.


Lubbe Levin
Associate Vice Chancellor
Campus Human Resources

Campus Human Resources, Training and Development
Phone: (310) 794-0850 | Fax: (310) 794-0855