Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.55
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Kelsey Beal
Sustainbility Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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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?:

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:
In 2019, the Sustainability Director spoke on Working Sustainable on Campus at the IU CATS - Campus Administrative Training Service. The number of participants at any meeting varies but is typically between 80 and 120.

All IU employees also have access to IU Expand on-demand training at: https://expand.iu.edu/browse/e-training

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
IU is a member of EAB (https://eab.com/) which offers training and solutions for Higher Education facilities operations staff.

Linkedin Learning, which includes several courses on sustainability topics, is made available for all staff for no charge.

IU is a member of USGBC, which grants access to its sustainability resources to all IU staff.

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 :
The IU Bloomington Office of Sustainability has 3 FT Staff. Each of these positions includes Sustainability initiatives, goals and outcomes as part of their roles/responsibilities and is the basis for their performance.

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
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