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 Staff Day 2015

If you would like to volunteer to help with the day's activities, including dunkees for the dunk tank! please email Michelle Vannatta vannatta@mst.edu 


 

 

 

Mandated training deadline extended

This is a reminder that all faculty and staff are required to complete two online learning modules as part of their responsibilities as mandated reporters of every instance of sex and gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, bullying and stalking. Employees are asked to complete the training modules as soon as possible. The deadline is Tuesday, March 31.

Find out your responsibilities as a mandated reporter and how you can make a difference in an online learning module atumsystem.edu/ums/hr/titleix/mandated-reporter-training. This 20-minute course is designed to inform employees about their duty as prescribed under Title IX.

Faculty and staff must also complete “Harassment: What It Is and How to Stop It” at umsystem.edu/ums/hr/harassment_training. This 45-minute course focuses on harassment more generally. Those who completed this training prior to Aug. 1, 2014 are required to complete this updated training.

Tips for accessing the training

Use Firefox or Chrome as your web browser (not Internet Explorer)

Disable your pop-up blocker

Once you are on the myLearn web environment, click on the blue arrow to begin the course

If you have technical issues with the training, please contact the Human Resources Service Center at 573-884-6996 (toll free 855-524-0002) orumpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

As always, if you witness any instance of sex or gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, bullying or stalking, you are required as a mandated reporter to notify Missouri S&T’s Title IX coordinator at 341-4920.

 


 

 

 

 

 Share your giving story

Have you spent time volunteering or supporting a good cause? Would you like to share your story to inspire others to give back? The Missouri S&T marketing and communications department is seeking submissions from students, staff, faculty and alumni for an April web-feature about philanthropy. If your story is chosen to be featured, you’ll also get an opportunity to promote your organization and show others how #MinersGiveBack. Take a moment to tell the department about your positive experiences. To submit your story, visit 

discover.mst.edu/share-your-story

 

 

 

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