Julie Thomas joined Facilities Management in 2018 as the Occupational Training Manager. Occupational Training facilitates career enrichment for employees through training, education, and leadership opportunities, as well as collaborating with resources from across grounds to bring unique learning opportunities to FM employees. Julie is enthusiastic about working with these groups to enhance her colleagues' personal and professional wellbeing.
To select from a full list of sessions available through FM Occupational Training or request information on a topic not currently listed, please see the Occupational Training Request Form.
If you have any questions or need assistance finding specific training, please feel free to contact the FM Occupational Training team.
Elizabeth Campbell serves as Occupational Training Senior Training Specialist. Her role includes development and facilitation of projects and training programs for UVA Facilities Management. Prior to joining the University of Virginia in 2015, Campbell worked for the United States Senate Federal Credit Union developing and facilitating their internal Training and Development program. She holds a Bachelors in Education from Bluefield College and a Master Trainer Certification from the Association for Talent Development.
Since joining UVA FM, Campbell’s efforts have included the renewal and expansion of English as a Second Language Coaching for English Language Learners – a partnership between UVA FM and UVA’s Center for American English Language and Culture. This program encourages the growth and development not only of English language learners within FM but also of University students and volunteers. She has overseen the development of an online tracking platform to log UVA FM Apprentices’ training progress and has developed communication among program participants and management, including the institution of Apprentice Monthly Roundtables. She has reinvigorated FM New Employee Onboarding training, and introduced of a formal mentoring program to FM.
Campbell continues to be a pacesetter with leadership and frontline program development, interdepartmental collaborations, expansion of technological resources, as well as connecting FM employees with internal and external training and development resources.
Sarah Ditulli serves as Training and Development Coordinator for Facilities Management Occupational Training. Prior to joining Facilities Management in 2017, Sarah served in administration and office management with various trades and small businesses. She excels in support, consumer relations, and organization and process management. She holds a bachelor’s in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Training Certification from the Association for Talent Development.
In her current role, Sarah is responsible for the coordination and management of licensing and continuing education for FM’s skilled trades employees and new employee onboarding. She ensures employees and supervisors have the resources and support needed within these programs. She also develops and facilitates of training to fit FM’s diverse needs, as well as assisting the FM Apprenticeship Program with administrative, recordkeeping, and grant funding needs.
Sarah is fascinated by interpersonal dynamics and personality. She has discovered the immense value of psychology in her training career. She is enthusiastic to put her unique spin on the offerings Occupational Training has in store and looks forward to fulfilling the career development needs of the FM community.