Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.77
Liaison Andrew Porter
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Cincinnati
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Erin LeFever
Asst Sustainability Coordinator
Planning + Design + Construction
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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?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

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

UC's Sustainability office and UC's employee wellness program ("Be Well UC"), hosts quarterly events every year, which include Invest in Yourself in February, Live Happy Be Well in May, Be the Change in September, and the Benefits and Wellness fair in November. At each event, educational sessions, presentations and activities are provided by University and local partners. UC sustainability has a continued presence at these events each year as a result of the partnership with the employee wellness program. Beginning in the fall of 2019 UC staff and faculty can earn points for attending any UC sustainability event. See https://www.uc.edu/hr/bewelluc.html

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

UC's Department of Planning, Design, and Construction supports it's employees continuing education by covering the costs of LEED training courses.

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

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

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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