CU Discover Series-Negotiate Communication in the Workplace: Who, When, How and Why​

As any organizational ombuds will tell you, communication is one of the major concerns in the workplace. Whereas ineffective or non-existent communication leads to conflict, establishing effective communication strategies can help foster a positive working environment. Join Liz Hill to discuss the who, when, how and why of communication expectations in the workplace and how the ombuds office can help.

The Ombuds Office assists all CU Boulder students, staff, and faculty with any university-related dispute or concern.The Ombuds Office is a safe, credible, accessible and voluntary resource. Services are offered free of charge. They deal with the widest range of concerns and conflicts within the university, exploring and analyzing all options.

Facilitator: Elizabeth Hill, Associate Director

Liz joined the Ombuds Office as an Associate Ombuds in May 2016 and was promoted to Associate Director in October 2018.  Before joining the CU Boulder Ombuds Office, Liz served as an Arizona Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Ombudsman for the State of Arizona and Ombudsman for Apollo Education Group.  Liz is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law and earned her B.S. from Northern Arizona University.  She is a trained mediator and Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner™ (CO-OP™).  She is member of the State Bar of Arizona, International Ombudsman Association (IOA), and American Bar Association’s (ABA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.  Liz currently serves as Co-chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Ombuds Committee as well as a member of IOA’s CO-OP Recertification Committee.

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Friday, August 20 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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