Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.62
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, San Diego
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Jennifer Bowser
Sustainability Program Coordinator
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?:
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:
1-24%

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

UC San Diego offers free courses for employees on HR's eLearning platform. Research staff receive sustainability information with a focus on the Green Labs Program during required safety trainings. Staff are eligible to receive a discount on UC San Diego Extension's nearly 20 courses and three certificates related to sustainability. (https://extension.ucsd.edu/site-search?searchtext=sustainability&all=1) Bending the Curve series offered for free to the public. (https://online.ucsd.edu/courses/course-v1:EXT+BtC-1+2021-SU/about)


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

The University of California provides campuses with a Silver level membership in USGBC. Through this all campus faculty, staff, and students can access a wide array of resources and are able to participate in LEED and other Green Building training. Additionally, the campus supports required staff participation in LEED credentialing/accreditation and other training opportunities, such as CEM training.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
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A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
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Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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