Training & Development
The Office of Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action offers training and leadership development opportunities for both UW Oshkosh employees and applicable student-workers. Providing both compliance and inclusive trainings, topics include: Affirmative Action and EEO policies, discrimination, harassment, bias/microagressions, diversity and best practices in staff recruitment/hiring.
Below, you can find information on some trainings offered from our office. Please note, these trainings are introductory in order to familiarize participants with university policy and suggested solutions.
Mandatory Trainings for UW Oshkosh Employees
As an employee of UW Oshkosh, you are required by UW System policy to receive training on three topics:
- Title IX (retraining required every 3 years)
- Information Security (retraining required annually)
- Mandated Reporter (required once after 10/1/2019)
UW Shared Services provides a centralized process for course delivery, compliance monitoring and employee support for the trainings listed above. You will receive messages from the firstname.lastname@example.org email address. There will also be a single point of contact for support for these trainings.
If you have questions or need technical support for these mandatory trainings, you can contact email@example.com.
Titan Ally Workshop Series
The Titan Ally Workshop Series (TAWS) is an opportunity for faculty and staff to engage in important discussions surrounding inclusivity on campus while building community through allyship. The series kicks off with Foundations, a subject inclusive workshop covering topics key to creating a welcoming Titan community, such as implicit bias, stereotyping, and microaggressions. TAWS also houses Component Workshops and InFocus Opportunities, both intended to allow faculty and staff to increase their knowledge of diversity and inclusivity in different settings around campus.
UW Oshkosh’s policy is to provide reasonable accommodations for employees with qualified disabilities. This training covers information supervisors need to know regarding compliance with the ADA, including the reasonable accommodation request form and interactive process.
This training will teach participants the responsibilities of a tenure observer, pursuant to Faculty Personnel Rules Chapter 4.B.10(3)(b)and C.3(3); as well as a search and screen committee representative pursuant to GOV 6.4(2.3).