Career Tools

Academy for Teaching & Learning

Baylor University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL) has a two-fold mission: globally, to support and inspire a flourishing community of learning; locally, to promote the integration of teaching, scholarship, collegiality, and service in a Christian environment.


BaylorCompass is an online career management tool that is available for use anytime, anywhere! BaylorCompass provides faculty and staff of the University more tools and information at their fingertips.

Faculty Development

The Provost's Office offers faculty members a variety of faculty development opportunities to support teaching and research as well as creative activities and performance in the arts.

Click the link above to learn more about and how to login to your account. As an employee of Baylor University, you have unlimited access to, a library of more than 2,500 courses of instructional videos on the latest software and other topics. Visit the Course Offerings page to see all that has to offer.

Professional Development Toolkit

Professional Development Plan (PDP) is an effective tool that an employee should utilize to capitalize on their strengths and address their weaknesses in order to enhance their professional performance. PDP can help you identify skills, knowledge, and abilities you need in order to advance your career. This tool must be owned by the employee and driven by the manager that supports the development plan.

Watch this video to learn how to add a development plan in BaylorCompass. 

RightNow Media

RightNow Media is an extensive video library with access on demand from your TV, computer, tablet, or phone offered free to Baylor faculty and staff members. It is similar to Netflix, but with a distinctive difference. RightNow is faith-based and geared toward topics ranging from leadership, teams, and dealing with change to topics such as marriage, parenting, finances, and even recovery.

University Calendar

As a premier university with a vibrant intellectual community, Baylor hosts world-renowned experts through conferences and lectures during the academic year. Be sure to check the University Calendar, and choose the Conferences & Lectures category to see who will be visiting campus.