Course Schedule

2014-2015 EOAA Workshop and Training Schedule


Date

Course

Time

Location

September 5, 2014

Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit

9:30-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

September 22, 2014

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process

10:00-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

October 20, 2014

Religious Accommodation

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

October 21, 2014

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, & Response

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

November 21, 2014

Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

1:00-3:30 p.m.

McNamara 665

November 18, 2014

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

January 23, 2015

Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit (UMConnect)

1:00-3:30 p.m.

 

February 9, 2015

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response (UMConnect)

9:30-12:00 p.m.

 

February 20, 2015

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

March 11, 2015

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance

9:30-11:30 a.m.

McNamara 665

March 20, 2015

Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

9:30-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

March 24, 2015

 Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual            Assault

 Cancelled 

 

April 14, 2015

Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual Assault

Cancelled

 

April 17, 2015

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

April 20, 2015

Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit

9:30-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665


EOAA Liaison Fall Meeting 2014

Fall EOAA Liaison meeting. Updates and discussion on EOAA-related topics.

Date: October 27, 2014, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: President's Room Coffman Memorial Union

Click here to register. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

Bullying behavior affects morale, productivity, creativity, and retention in work and learning environments. In this workshop we will describe the harmful effects of bullying, consider how it is often seen as discriminatory, and identify steps to promptly and effectively address it.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty and Staff. 

 

Click here to register for the 11/21/14 workshop

Click here to register for the 3/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Incorporating Equity and Diversity in the Search Process

This workshop describes how to incorporate equity and diversity throughout all stages in the search process, including writing a position description and interview questions, using diverse recruiting sources, understanding your unit’s Affirmative Action goals and workforce statistics, and recordkeeping.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All University staff involved in the search process.

 

Click here to register for the 9/22/14 workshop.

Click here to register for the 2/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Incorporating Equity & Diversity into the Job Performance

In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for making equity and diversity part of your everyday work. We will talk about incorporating equity and diversity into position descriptions, job performance, and the classroom and/or workplace. We will also address how to discuss equity and diversity in the performance evaluation process -- both as an employee and as a supervisor.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Supervisors, administrators, faculty.

 

Click here to register for the 11/18/14 workshop.

Click here to register for the 3/11/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Religious Accommodation at the University of Minnesota

The University has an obligation to prevent mistreatment based upon religious preference and to accommodate individuals for their religious needs. In this interactive workshop we will explore rights and responsibilities, University policies, and state and federal law pertaining to religious discrimination and reasonable accommodations. Gain insight into the type of claims that may arise and how requests for accommodation should be handled.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

 

Click here to register for the 10/20/14 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual Assault

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

This training is primarily aimed at University advisors and supervisors who want to learn more about their obligation to report instances of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence that they learn about.  The training covers relevant University policies on sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence; the University's procedures for responding to reports of these behaviors; the reporting obligations of supervisors and advisors; and best practices for supervisors and advisors when receiving such reports.

Click here to register for the 03/24/15 workshop.

Click here to register for the 04/14/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response

In this workshop, we will define and identify sexual harassment and learn the signs of potential sexual harassment. We will also discuss strategies for preventing and responding to sexual harassment, including the formal complaint process and corrective action that can help remedy sexual harassment situations in the classroom or on the job.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Click here to register for the 10/21/14 workshop

Click here to register for the 2/9/15 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for the 4/17/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit

This workshop provides practical tools for supervisors to identify, prevent and respond to potential discrimination, harassment, retaliation and nepotism.  In this highly interactive workshop, supervisors will practice identifying inappropriate behaviors in hypothetical scenarios.  Supervisors will also learn effective strategies for responding to complaints from supervisees, and will practice these strategies in team role-playing activities.  

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Click here to register for 9/5/14 workshop. 

Click here to register for 1/23/15 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for 4/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.