Welcome to Encore Bears

Staff retirees may return to campus for a limited period when the university needs their skills. The Encore Bears-LinkedIn Group was created to provide a vehicle to connect experienced recent retirees with campus hiring managers who have immediate business needs.

Learning LinkedIn

In order to join the Encore Bears-LinkedIn group, you'll need a LinkedIn account. This video tutorial series on LinkedIn Learning will teach you the basics of using LinkedIn in no time!

Program Policy

We invited staff retirees who previously held positions in the non-represented Professional, Manager and Supervisor classifications to join...


Resources for both Hiring Managers and Retirees.


Frequently Asked Questions regarding eligibility, time commitment, schedule and more.