|Submission Date||May 12, 2017|
James Madison University
EN-8: Employee Orientation
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Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):
New Faculty Orientation is held each August for all entering faculty members. The Office of Environmental Stewardship attends and answers questions regarding instructional resources (e.g., Science On a Sphere and sustainability learning outcomes), research opportunities (i.e., summer undergraduate research funding), and other campus offices that address sustainability (e.g., Facilities Management Sustainability and Community Service Learning).
Information is also included in the Classified Staff Handbook provided to every new classified staff employee: http://www.jmu.edu/humanresources/_files/handbook-classified.pdf
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Responsible party for employees hired: Rick Larson, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Training and Performance.
Total: 728 new employees
AP Faculty: 90
Classified Staff: 150 (receive access to classified staff handbook)
Instructional Faculty: 100 (98 attended New Faculty Orientation in 2016)
Wage/Part-Time (all types): 388
Responsible party for new faculty orientation participation (98 attendees): Tanya Laffler, Center for Faculty Innovation
numerator- 150 classified staff + 98 faculty= 248
denominator- 728 (total new hires)
Data entered by Melissa Altman.
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