Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.79
Liaison Katharine Gross
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Lehigh University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Tarah Cicero
Learning Design and Development Specialist
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:
75% or more

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

Training and development opportunities are available and being expanded yearly. We utilize brown bag lunches, Employee Relations Advisory Committee presentations, and other opportunities that are open to staff for internal sustainability professional development and training. Opportunities include Cornerstones of Community, Not Anymore, ODI&E trainings, ERAC and CE@L: Knowledge at Noon Sessions, LUally workshops, Office of Multicultural Affairs: Diversity Champions workshops, Be Well Videos


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

Faculty and staff have professional development reimbursement funds that can be used to attend/participate in sustainability focused or related trainings. For example, a course or a seminar focusing Campus Food Insecurity training from Academic Impressions (https://www.academicimpressions.com/product/0619-food-insecurity/)


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
50-74%

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

All Lehigh staff are required to complete Cornerstones of Community diversity and inclusion programs. Employees' training completions are listed within their self-assessments & development plans in their performance reviews. Performance review conversations address employee development, including mandatory training completions.


Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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PageUp (Talent Management System) reports and Be Well completions

Staff Professional Development and Training was not impacted by COVID-19 and therefore is representative of a normal year.

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