At the College’s discretion, mandatory training may be required for its new and existing employees (including student employees) as a condition of their employment. The training may focus on employee or institutional-related issues which may include, but shall not be limited to, Blood borne Pathogens, Substance Abuse and the Drug Free Workplace, Cyber Security, Advisement and Title IX. Participation is required for all mandatory employee training, at the recommendation of their supervisor(s) or the College and is to be completed within a specified amount of time depending on hire date and position. The College will provide employees with work release time, allowing them to participate in the mandatory training during their normal work schedule.
Additional information on each of the mandatory training options provided below.
- Americans with Disabilities Act/ADA Amendments for Higher Education prohibits workplace discrimination against people with physical and mental disabilities. The ADA Amendments Act modifies the ADA, reconfirming the group of people who will be covered should be interpreted broadly and putting more emphasis on employers’ behavior when cases go to court. This course prepares supervisors to navigate the legal dangers that arise when disability issues are mishandled in the workplace.
- Bloodborne Pathogens provides information to minimize the health risks to workers exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Departments and employees with occupational exposure to human blood are encouraged to establish a Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan. It is recommended that students with occupational exposure follow the guidelines for Evaluation and Follow-up. Below is a list of forms to assist with the consent, reporting, testing, etc. for incidents relating to Bloodborne Pathogens.
- Cyber Security training consists of eight primary topics relating to Internet security. The online course allows the user to observe a scenario, understand what happened and then practice the lesson learned.
- Run, Hide, Fight training and the support of multiple departments, we have many people involved in keeping this campus safe and secure; however, a truly safe campus can only be achieved with the cooperation of all students, faculty, staff and visitors.
- Substance Abuse and the Drug Free Workplace supports a comprehensive Drug and Alcohol-Free program, along with a written policy, ongoing education, surveillance, enforcement and treatment that has the goal of resolving and preventing substance abuse issues from affecting the organization.
- Title IX encompasses many forms of sex-based discrimination in which no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.