Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.89
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date June 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
1.25 / 2.00 Madeleine Jones
ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
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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:

The Office of Organizational Learning and Development (OOLD) offers several sustainability training opportunities throughout the year. In coordination with the Office of Sustainability, OOLD hosted a workshop that covered basic sustainability facts at UM, opportunities on campus and in the community to choose more sustainable options for commuting, waste diversion and reduction, purchasing, and food, and concluded with an interactive FAQ and fun game show style quiz of sustainability facts. Other examples of workshops hosted during the three year reporting period include one workshop on how to give a land acknowledgement and several wellness-themed workshops (self-care, nutrition, mental health, etc.).

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

All staff have been provided with a subscription to LinkedIn Learning. There are thousands of courses on this platform, many of which have sustainability content.

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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