Training & Education

Required training for Faculty & Staff

All new faculty and staff employees (and some volunteers and/or contractors) must complete training upon beginning their appointment at Wittenberg. Most training modules are facilitated through Vector LMS and new hires will be provided a username and password to access the training. In order to be recorded as complete, each full training module and associated quiz must be completed. Current required trainings topics include:

  • Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (F.E.R.P.A.)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (G.L.B.A.)
  • Title IX, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • HIPAA Overview
  • Anti-Hazing

Additionally, new employees (and some volunteers and/or contractors) must complete cybersecurity training administered by SafeTitan/CyberRiskAware. This site can be accessed by logging in with your Wittenberg credentials.

Professional Development for Administrative and Hourly Staff

  • Please see the Staff Manual, Part III, Section M for the Professional Development Policy.
  • To apply for Professional Development funding, please complete the Professional Development Funding Request Form and submit to your Department Head or Supervisor for approval prior to submitting to Human Resources.

Training and Professional Development for Faculty

  • All full-time faculty members at Wittenberg University, with the rank of instructor or above, as well as adjunct faculty with the rank of adjunct assistant professor or above, are eligible to participate in the Faculty Development programs, subject to the specifications of each program. The program is overseen by the Faculty Development Board (FDB), as defined in the faculty manual.

Supervisor Guides

Onboarding Guide

  • Supervisors are encouraged to use this guide and checklist to assist with onboarding a new employee.

Offboarding Guide

  • Supervisors should use this guide to assist with the offboarding process for a departing employee.

Additional Professional Development Resources for all Faculty & Staff Members

These additional resources are accessible by Wittenberg staff and faculty members and include educational webinars and other events, toolkits for inclusive hiring, and more.

HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

SOCHE - Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education

AICUO - Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Ohio

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