Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.45
Liaison Bambi Ingram
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Alabama at Birmingham
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Abigail Franks
Intern
Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
No

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
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A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
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A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):
In support of UAB Sustainability’s commitment to increasing knowledge and providing professional development opportunities for the campus community, all UAB students, faculty, and staff now have access to the U.S. Green Building Council’s unlimited education platform.
All UAB faculty, staff, and students have free subscription access to Education @USGBC, which features more than 600 hours of green building and sustainability education. This library highlights courses and resources to establish a foundational knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts, as well as numerous resources to support those looking to attain and maintain LEED professional credentials.All faculty and staff are encouraged to become LEED certified in order to establish a foundational knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts in operations and coursework at UAB. The staff of UAB Planning, Design, and Construction (PD&C: architects, engineers, project managers, and field managers) are especially encouraged to take use the resources to maintain existing LEED certifications and get newly certified. Our PD&C staff also have monthly Lunch and Learns to achieve their LEED CEUs.

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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