New Employee Orientation

At Kent State, our goal is to recruit and retain the highest quality faculty and staff. But, it doesn’t end there. The first several months are a critical time as new faculty and staff learn the culture and begin to contribute. New Employee Orientation helps all new faculty and staff become accustomed to life at Kent State University.

This session includes:

  • Getting started as a new employee
  • Information about university culture, strategic goals and policies
  • Resources and programs available to all employees
  • Staying connected in the university environment
  • Benefits overview and enrollment
Title IX and Sexual Violence Prevention for Employees (BC 1.0hr)

This course covers such crucial topics as the prevalence of these crimes on campus, why people perpetrate them, federal requirements for campuses, the power of primary prevention, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination, how to be an active bystander, Title IX and what it means, reporting obligations, trauma- informed response, campus policies and resources, and more.

Register For Title IX and Sexual Violence Prevention for Employees Here

SafeColleges - General Ethics in the Workplace (BC 0.5hr)

Staff members can get an overview of ethical standards at work. Common themes include describing ethical behavior with monetary practices, explaining ethical behavior with colleagues, and identifying several guidelines for appropriate ethical behavior.

Register For General Ethics in the Workplace here

Workplace Bullying: Awareness and Prevention (BC 0.5hr)

Staff members can get an overview of ethical standards at work. Common themes include describing ethical behavior with monetary practices, explaining ethical behavior with colleagues, and identifying several guidelines for appropriate ethical behavior.

Register For Bullying: Awareness and Prevention here

Emergency Preparedness and Response Training (BC 1.0hr)

Feeling prepared during emergency situations can help people remain calm and enable them to respond more effectively. Take some time to consider how best to respond to emergencies by learning basic emergency guidelines and survival strategies in this online video training course, designed to assist you in taking necessary precautions and exercising better judgement during potential emergencies. Help yourself, and possibly others, when it can count the most by completing this Emergency Preparedness and Response Training.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Become informed about the university’s guidelines and processes regarding emergency preparedness
  • Learn strategies and best practices in responding to and surviving emergencies
  • Increase confidence by enhancing knowledge about emergencies

Register For Emergency Preparedness and Response Training here