We’re not just any college. And you’re just not any employee. You’re someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world. Learn about the services available to Valencia College employees and find the resources necessary to help you succeed in your role.
As a faculty or staff member at Valencia College, we strive to provide the resources that benefit you both professionally and personally. Need help with employee benefits or have a question about professional development opportunities? Visit one of our regional Organizational Development and Human Resources (ODHR) offices at West, East or Osceola campuses. The ODHR team has you covered with many of the questions you may have—from recruitment and hiring, through your journey as an employee at the college, to retirement. Give them a call or stop by. They're here to help empower you to be the best you can be.
The Grove is an interactive, internal communications website that features the latest information for Valencia College employees. This is where you can find and share news about the latest initiatives and programs, report on campus and college happenings, and keep up-to-date on your colleagues and their achievements. Best of all, it’s directly from the source—you.
Monday, November 11, 2019
A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer You can enhance teamwork and collaboration with Microsoft (MS) Teams — a chat-based, flexible workspace that allows teams to work together in one window. Teams creates a centralized place for chats, messages, meetings and files and can be accessed via computer or mobile devices. Over the next several […]
Monday, November 11, 2019
Do you know of a colleague who has created an innovative project? This year, Valencia College will participate for the seventh year in the Innovation of the Year Awards, and you are invited to submit a nomination. The League for Innovation in the Community College highlights outstanding innovations in community college education through its Innovation of the […]
Friday, November 08, 2019
A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Alan Sincic, part-time faculty, mathematics, who teaches on the Osceola Campus, recently won the 2019 Texas Observer Short Story contest and the 2019 Adrift Short Story contest. Last week, he read his winning story “Dear Mr. Gottlieb” — a satirical send-up of corporate […]
Valencia College offers various services on campus to its employees. For example, dining services has a range of delicious meal options—including a contemporary, crowd-pleasing selection of people’s favorite foods along with some of their own specialties.
In addition, the courier services department provides a seamless delivery service of all packages, USPS mail, interoffice mail, interoffice packages, stationary, toner, office supply orders and copy paper delivery throughout all locations in order to support the overall mission of the college.
Valencia College respects the privacy of our employees and students. All policies and procedures that have been approved by the Board of Directors are organized by volumes—a grouping of related procedures.
The Valencia College EDGE portal is designed to help you with employee development, growth and engagement, and is your resource for professional development and training, and career enrichment. Access the Valencia College EDGE to search and register for online and in-person workshops, view your transcripts, complete your check-in, send badges for recognition of good work, apply for job opportunities and much more.
In addition, there are a number of associations and groups for college employees to take part in. From the Association of Florida Colleges to the Peace and Justice Institute and the Association of Valencia Women, there are plenty of opportunities to be involved outside of the classroom or office.
As custodians and stewards of the Valencia College brand, it is up to each and every one of us to represent ourselves and the college in the best possible light. Like anything that has enduring value, a strong brand is built from a strong foundation.
Discover how we use various elements to visually identify who we are and what we do. From logos to color palettes, typefaces to image usage, these are the tangible ways we communicate Valencia College.