Employees that hold a supervisory role have additional responsibilities as they are expected to manage staff, teams, and work productivity in support of the mission of Berkeley Lab. Supervisors will be required to take additional training and be familiar with the various activities and resources required to be successful in their leadership role.
This Supervisor Toolkit highlights best practices and guidance that are common for all supervisors in any team or organizational context. In addition, it is designed to support the supervisor's role as it relates to Berkeley Lab's Stewardship Values and commitment to IDEA principles. This guide will serve as your toolkit and includes best practices that are practical and applicable for all of the different kinds of working relationships and partnerships that supervisors, and their employees and teams engage in at Berkeley Lab.
The audience intended for this section includes:
New and experienced supervisors who are new to Berkeley Lab
Individuals with career aspirations of transitioning into a supervisory role
Experienced Berkeley Lab supervisors who are looking for additional guidance
As a new supervisor, you will be responsible for approving electronic timecards in LETS and accordance with the Payroll sweep calendar. This calendar can be found on the Payroll website.
Learn about Berkeley Lab's Lab Employee Time System (LETS) and complete the approving time in LETS training.
Within your first few months, meet the key stakeholders within your division including your Field Finance contact, EH&S contact, Building Manager, and HR partner. Your Deputy of Operations or Business Manager can help connect you with these individuals within your division.
You can access your UCPath supervisor dashboard to view your direct reports. Visit ucpath.lbl.gov for information about the UCPath employee portal.
Familiarize yourself with the Way We Work site and which work modes your direct reports are using. A link to the Work Mode Tracking tool and a demonstration for how to use the work mode tool can be found on the Way We Work Resources page, under Tools.