Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.75
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bucknell University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

The office of Campus Sustainability offers workshops and training to staff across campus, including through the Sustainability Forum held by the President's Sustainability Council. Additional training series are put on by the Office of Campus Sustainability for specific groups (eg. University Advancement currently has a series called Serve that focuses on sustainability as a tool for community service and service to the institution). Staff in Facilities are offered extensive professional development opportunities related to sustainability, including conference and expo attendance, training, and professional credentialing. Human Resources requires all employees to complete annual online training on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Host LEED GA training, LEED AP (w/specialty) training, USGBC Greencon events, attendance at AASHE workshops or annual conferences, APPA workshops on green cleaning, COAA and AIA workshops/conferences related to green construction.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Every employee is expected to demonstrate their sustainability and diversity participation during performance review discussions. "Summarize actions taken to support Bucknell's efforts to improve resource sustainability" is a key question in the performance review process.

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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