Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of South Florida
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 Gabriella G. Harmon
Assistant Director
Human Resources Learning & Talent Development
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

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

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):
25-49%

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

A healthy work-life balance does more than improve the productivity and satisfaction of employees; it positively impacts the overall well-being of employees and their families. USF recognizes the importance of a good work-life balance and offers a wide variety of on and off-campus activities and services to promote a healthy work-life balance. This includes Learning Opportunities such as:
• University College
• Employee Tuition Program
• Libraries
• HR Organizational Development


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):

Employee Relations (ER) provides education, training, mentoring and guidance to individual employees, supervisors, managers and administrators to address questions and workplace issues for non-Faculty employees.

ER Consultants work with managers and individual employees on effective employee-manager communications and provide individual coaching to improve employee performance and resolve conflicts and problems before the point of formal corrective action and grievance.

ER Consultants advise on and interpret university policies, procedures, regulations, labor contracts, and key state statutes and federal laws.

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity invites all USF personnel to register for Diversity Education Seminars with no fee.


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) :
25-49%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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