Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.64
Liaison Kimberly Post
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2022

STARS v2.2

Saint Joseph's College - ME
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 1.00 Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director
Community-Based Learning
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Percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
95

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:
All new faculty and staff attend a new hire orientation. Sustainability materials are included in the new hire packets and HR discusses the College's work towards sustainable practices. Sustainability is also a segment in the SJC Community Day for new hires.

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The New Hire Orientation program provides new employees with important information on their first day of employment. Included in this program is a document highlighting Saint Joseph's College commitment to sustainability practices, definition of and how sustainability "fits" at the College, what we are doing to become more sustainable on campus and examples of this work. The Human Resources Representative discusses this document with the new employee and spends time reviewing and describing our efforts. The SJC Community Day gathers new employees together as a group quarterly for the purpose of further introduction to what the College has to offer them, i.e. wellness, campus recreation, education benefits, etc. Sustainability is a topic that is covered in this program; it's meaning, various initiatives, examples, and Saint Joseph's College commitment to become carbon neutral by 2036.

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