Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.07
Liaison Katie Koscielak
Submission Date May 7, 2020

STARS v2.2

Humboldt State University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 David Montoya III
Associate Vice President
Human Resources
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Yes

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

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
25-49%

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

Recognizing that individuals deserve relevant, comprehensive and effective training opportunities, the Human Resources Department at Humboldt State University is dedicated to providing meaningful programs that address the evolving needs of our employees.

All staff and faculty members have access to CSU Learn, the State University-wide Learning management System. Through CSU Learn, users have access to thousands of online courses, Instructor-led training courses, books, and other resources. Many of these courses provide knowledge to acquire certifications in various fields.

CSU Learn offers the following courses on the topic of sustainability:
1. Environmental Regulations Overview
2. CSU-BW: Climate Change & Water Collaboration (with German Delegation)
3. Leadership & the Environment
4. Housekeeping on the Job
5. Ozone-depleting Chemicals
6. Flammable Liquids
7. Warehouse Safety
8. Fire Safety and Prevention 2.0
9. Chemical Process Safety
10. Hazardous Materials in the Workplace
11. Hazardous Material Handling and Storage
12. Cal/OSHA courses

These courses are highlighted throughout the year in the Professional Development Newsletter for staff and faculty at HSU. Human Resources has seen significant uptake in courses advertised in this newsletter.


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

Many employees are sent to take courses and training opportunities outside the University Campus. These opportunities may be provided by other CSU Campuses or private parties.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
0

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
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Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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