Baylor Human Resources

Managers & Academic Leaders

The role of leader or manager is an honor that comes with responsibility to both the University mission, as well as to the employees who look to you for guidance. Here, you’ll find a wealth of helpful programs, plans, workshops, toolkits, recognition opportunities and ready-to-access resources—all geared to help you succeed.

Leadership Commitments

Leadership and the development of young men and women as servant leaders are central to the Baylor mission. For all those serving in management roles, Leadership Commitments reflect the dedication to uphold the University’s standards of excellence, further the development of our employees, and enhance the ways in which we build our caring community.

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Nov. 28, 2023
Spiritual Wellbeing Support for Leaders - Managing Anxiety

The Bible tells us “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.” - Philippians 4:4-5 (NIV) How do you seek the Lord and lean on him in order to manage your anxiety?  This month, we finish our 6-part series Managing Anxiety: Yours & Theirs by Steve Cuss. Session 6, Differentiation, focuses on how to manage anxiety in all four spaces Steve identified in Session 1, The Four Spaces of Anxiety, by using the concept of differentiation.

Nov. 28, 2023
Awardco for Faculty and Staff Recognition

We are excited to announce that beginning January 1, 2024, Baylor will use the award-winning company Awardco for all faculty and staff service milestone recognition to provide a single, user-friendly platform for an overall better employee experience!  Read more about the transition to Awardco and what this means for you as a manager.

Nov. 28, 2023
The Power of Trust and Avoiding Micromanagement

Effective leadership lies in striking a balance between guidance and freedom. While it is essential for managers to provide direction and support, it is equally important to avoid the pitfalls of micromanagement.  Click on the headline of this article to learn how to use the power of trust to avoid micromanagement.

Nov. 28, 2023
Manager Toolkits and Guides

To help make managing and leading your team easier, HR provides numerous toolkits and guides on the Baylor HR website.  Topics include: employee development, recruiting, performance management, compensation, and employee transition and exit. Click the headline of this article to see some of the more popular tools.


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