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Training Programs

Search Committee Orientation

Preventing Workplace Harassment

  • An online course developed for the BGSU community
    The goal of this online course is to enable participants to identify sexual harassment behaviors and with this knowledge, keep BGSU free of sexual harassment. The module presents information about sexual harassment behaviors and concludes by asking participants to complete a mastery test. Upon successful completion of the test, the participant will obtain a printed certificate of completion.

Preventing Employment Discrimination

  • An online course developed for the BGSU community. The program is divided into two parts, each approximately 30 minutes in length with a 15-question mastery test at the end of each part. A score of 80% or greater is required for successful completion. Part 1 covers federal laws (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Equal Pay Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act); and Part 2 covers other federal employment laws and statutes enforced by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (Affirmative Action Plan, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Jobs for Veterans Act, Legal Theories under EEO Law, and Respectful Workplace). The primary goal of this course is to enable participants to identify, avoid and report behaviors that appear to violate employment discrimination laws.

Safe Zone Training

  • The Safe Zone Project at Bowling Green State University promotes awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people.  The 2 hour workshop provides education concerning LGBT issues and seeks to improve the environment for LGBT people.  The project's main goal is to build a support network of allies for BGSU LGBT Community

Title IX Training

  • In an effort to promote increased awareness and understanding of our University’s responsibility related to Title IX compliance, the Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to offer open educational sessions to our campus community. These 75-minute sessions will provide an overview of the regulations surrounding Title IX.  We will also discuss the University’s efforts to work within the expectations of the Department of Education and Office of Civil Rights, as outlined in the “Dear Colleague” letter issued to colleges and universities in April 2011.  

Sexual Harassment Trainings

  • 90 minute Sexual Harassment Training presented by the Office of Equity & Diversity.

OFCCP Training Sessions

  • The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) came to campus to offer free training sessions.  They held 3 training sessions where they covered the topics:
    • Workplace Accommodations: Brief overview of the regulatory statutes regarding the employment of individuals with disabilities, the definition of an individual with a disability, and the concept of a reasonable accommodation; Also accommodations that may be provided during the application and employment process; and suggests best practices and tips for employers.

    • Internet Applicant Recordkeeping Rule: Discuss the regulatory requirements to maintain applicant flow data, the traditional definition of an applicant, the Internet applicant definition of an applicant, including the four prongs of the Internet applicant definition that must be met for an applicant to be considered and Internet applicant; the presentation also talks about maintenance of employment records.
    • Analyzing Personnel Activity Data: The presentation discusses adverse impact, and how adverse an impact analysis is conducted regarding personnel activity, and issues associated with adverse impact.