|Submission Date||Feb. 13, 2017|
University of Nebraska at Omaha
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00||
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
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):
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
UNO's Nebraska Business Development Center provides for business development in Nebraska through management and technical assistance, and professional and organization development to businesses and government for enhancement of employee skills. Sustainability is one of the content areas they offer. Employees can take online courses on Sustainable Management as well as earning their Sustainability Facility Professional Credentials and Green Globes Certification, just to name a few. These programs are available to UNO employees at a 25% discount.
BLR is a training site HR makes available to all employees. Some topic areas cover aspects of social sustainability, such as addressing problems and solutions dealing with diversity, equity, ethics, and safety in the workplace. These courses include: Employment Law and Frequent Issues, ADA & FMLA, Managing a Respectful Workplace, Safety and Health, and Maintaining a Respectful Workplace.
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):
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) :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Performance review process is currently under review - no current estimated completion date at this time.
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