Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison John Alejandro
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Alison Sanchirico
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:
All employees are eligible to participate in the Green Office Certification Program. If employees elect to participate, a representative from the Office of Sustainability will visit their office and assess their office's sustainability policies and practices. The representative also provides information on how to increase and improve their sustainability behaviors in various categories. The Office also provides presentations to any interested office, including complying to requests for presentations or training in regard to a specific topic.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
Funding is provided for the employees of the Office of Sustainability to attend sustainability-related conferences, including the annual Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference; the annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference; the annual (regional) Zero Waste Symposium, and various energy efficiency courses/workshops through the local utility.

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:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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