Training, Learning and Development

Online Web-based Training for Anti-Discrimination and Harassment and Title IX for Faculty & Staff

*Course went LIVE for all Faculty and Staff on 3/1/18.
The Office of Equal Opportunity is offering a new online training program designed to strengthen Iowa State University's ongoing efforts to ensure everyone understands and follows our non-discrimination policies and procedures. All faculty and staff are required to complete the course most appropriate to their role. If you are a supervisor (including supervision of students), you are required to complete the supervisor training. Only one course is required. The Supervisor course is approximately 2 hours and the Non-Supervisor course is approximately 1 hour and they both can be completed in multiple sessions. You can access these trainings in Learn@ISU effective Thursday, March 1st, 2018. The courses are interactive and include examples of many challenging and interesting real-life workplace and higher education situations.

Please complete this training by Monday, April 30, 2018. Again, this is a mandatory training. In addition to this message, subsequent reminders will come from the Office of Equal Opportunity until you have completed this required course.

If you have any questions regarding technical issues, please contact:

  1. ISU IT Solution Center, 515-294-4000, solution@iastate.edu
  2. The training vendor EVERFI at support.lawroom.com.They have a support team available 24/7 to assist you. When you click on support.lawroom.com it will take you to the option to call (1-844-348-1616) or chat with their help desk.

*If you have a training accessibility request, please contact our office at 515-294-7612 or eooffice@iastate.edu.

*For more information and helpful tips regarding the training please click here.

COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE TRAININGS FOR FACULTY AND STAFF
*Email from President Wintersteen announcing the launch of the New Training 2/22/18
*Email from Interim VP of UHR - Kristi Darr to all Staff and Student Employees 2/27/18
*Inside Iowa State Article on New Training 3/1/18
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Email from Provost Wickert to all Faculty, Graduate Students, and Post Docs 3/1/18

Online Web-based Training for Students regarding Title IX and Anti-Discrimination and Harassment

*Notifications to all students were sent 2/26/18.  Training was live for students 2/26/18.
This spring, the
university has partnered with EVERFI, whose mission is to help students address critical life skills such as alcohol abuse prevention, sexual assault prevention, and financial literacy in higher education institutions across the country. As an undergraduate student, you are required to take the Haven – Understanding Sexual Assault training.  As a graduate student, you are required to take the Haven Plus – Understanding Sexual Assault training.  Both of these trainings are available in AccessPlus.  There are two parts to each training.  The first part will take 60 minutes or less and can be completed in multiple sessions.  The deadline for part 1 is Monday, March 12, 2018.  After you complete part 1, you will be prompted 21 days later to complete part 2.  Part 2 will take 15-20 minutes to complete and has a deadline of Monday, April 9, 2018.

Are you a Student Employee?

*Notifications to all students were sent 2/26/18.
If you are also employed at Iowa State University as a student, you must complete the Harassment and Prevention Discrimination - Student Employees training located in Learn@ISU.  This training will take approximately 60 minutes or less and can be completed in multiple sessions.  This course must be completed by Monday, March 12, 2018.

*Should you experience problems with these student trainings, technical support is available 24/7 and can be accessed from the “Help” link within the course or by visiting support.everfi.com.

 

*For technical issues trying to get into the training please contact: ISU IT Solution Center, 515-294-4000, solution@iastate.edu

Additional information regarding these trainings can be found here.

COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE TRAININGS FOR STUDENTS
*Email from President Wintersteen announcing the launch of the New Training 2/22/18
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Email notifying important message in AccessPlus to ALL Students 2/26/18
*Email from Senior Vice President for Student Affairs - Martino Harmon to Undergraduate Students 2/26/18
*Email from Senior Vice President for Student Affairs - Martino Harmon to Graduate Students 2/26/18
*Email from Interim VP of UHR - Kristi Darr to all Staff and Student Employees 2/27/18
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Email from Provost Wickert to all Faculty, Graduate Students, and Post Docs 3/1/18


    OEO Regularly Provides Training Sessions Which Are Listed Below:

    • Best Practices in Hiring Diverse Faculty and Staff
    • Discrimination and Harassment Prevention
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Harassment, Bullying, Bias Related Incidents
    • Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace
    • Lawful Hiring
    • Respect and Civility
    • Search Committee Training
    • Title IX and Sexual Harassment
    • Understanding Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
    • Conflict Resolution and Diversity

    Illegal Interview Questions

    Federal and state laws prohibit employers from asking certain interview questions that are not related to job hiring. Interviewers should not ask questions related to race, color, arrest records, disability or marital status.

    Watch Presentation: Illegal Interview Questions.