Human Resources

Development and Wellness

Employee Development and Wellness with YOU at the Core…

Employee development and wellness is most impactful when it focuses on the most important element, you.

The Office of Human Resources is breaking the traditional mold of employee training by building individualized programs and strategies to help you reach your career and wellness goals.

We are focused on:

  • Individual development
  • Team development
  • Leadership development
  • Employee wellness

See how we define each below or visit their respective pages for more details.

Direct Your Development for Success

Providing various experiences, tools and resources for faculty and staff to customize their development path to best support their career and professional goals.

Guide Your Team to New Levels

Collaborating with teams to assess, design and implement customized approaches that enhance the team’s ability to achieve their goals.

Expand your Leadership to Support Your Vision

Supporting the development of leaders to address the challenges of today and their vision for the future.

Chart Your Course to Wellness

Connecting employees with resources and information within different dimensions for them to plan their path to wellness.

To participate in any development or wellness experiences, register through the COV Learning Center.

The Virginia Learning Center is a statewide tool to make it more convenient for state employees to receive up-to-date training. The Office of Human Resources is the system administrator for the Christopher Newport University domain within the Virginia Learning Center.

Accessing the Learning Center

New CNU Employees: Learning Center accounts for new CNU employees are automatically created within 2–10 days of being hired. To receive your login information, use the “Forgot Login ID” and “Forgot Password” links on the login page.

Login ID Reset: If you’ve forgotten your login ID, please select “Forgot Login ID” on the login page. Once you enter your email address, your login ID will be emailed to you.

Password Reset: If you’ve forgotten or need your password reset, please select “Forgot Password” on the login page. A new temporary password will be emailed to you.

Note: Login information is not the same as CNU Connect

For questions or assistance with logging into the Learning Center, please contact Christopher Kinney at (757) 594–7765 or

How to Conduct a Fair and Equitable Search for Classified/Hourly Search Chairs

All newly assigned search chairs must complete this required training in order to conduct a classified or hourly recruitment. This training is also recommended for any member of the search committee who wishes to broaden their knowledge of the recruitment process, and fully understand their role and responsibilities as a member of the search committee team.

Through shared techniques and presentation information, participants will learn how to successfully conduct a fair and equitable recruitment. During the training, human resources staff will provide examples of how to navigate the online recruitment system, appropriately screen applicants, conduct interviews, select an applicant for hire and establish final appointment procedures for the new employee.

To register, please contact HR at 4–7145

2020 training dates will be announced in January.

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