Human Resources



We deliver training and organization development programs that are data-driven and align to the City’s Strategic Plan. Our programs improve individual, team, and organizational effectiveness, and contribute to fostering greater employee engagement and a high performing government culture. In partnership with employees and their leaders, program participants are empowered to become impactful leaders and drivers of change, no matter what position they hold.

We accomplish this one employee, one team, and one department at a time..


Catalyst: We are a catalyst for learning at the City of Riverside

Confidence: We unlock participants’ belief in their ability to reach their highest potential

Commitment: We believe that transformative learning is accomplished through mutual commitment and mutual investment of time and resources

Consultative: We are a strategic partner to City leaders and work with them to deliver custom solutions that promote change and improve organization effectiveness

Curated: We deliver an aligned suite of training that offers programs for every level within the organization

Change: Our programs drive organizational change by exposing employees to diverse viewpoints and thinking, sparking insight, fostering personal and professional growth, and changing mindsets

Training programs currently offered include the Emerging Leaders Academy, EPIC Training Program, Learning Communities Self-Paced Virtual Learning Program, Harassment Prevention for all employees, Foundations of Supervision, and more.

The Division also oversees an education reimbursement program, which reimburses employees for tuition and registration fees associated with coursework and training pursued on their personal time. We maintain relationships with local and national universities to provide tuition discounts for employees.

If you have any questions for the Talent and Organizational Development Team, please email us at [email protected].