These departments, organizations and services also offer training programs and resources for University employees in addition to those available through Human Resources Learning & Development.
Bama at Work offers professional development workshops in the areas of leadership, talent and business. UA faculty and staff receive a 50% discount. View or register for upcoming workshops at http://BamaAtWork.ua.edu.
The Office of Emergency Preparedness is tasked with improving the University’s readiness for potential emergencies and offers emergency preparedness awareness training and safety information.
The University’s Employee Assistance Program provides one-on-one confidential support and training, and articles, tips, self-assessment, and skill-building tools are available on the EAP website (username: UA).
EHS offers classroom and online training on a variety of topics to protect the environment and the health of University employees.
The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs offers resources that support the University’s efforts to foster a diverse student body and workforce.
The focus of the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is the health and well-being of University employees. Information about their programs and other wellness-related resources is available on their website.
OCTSA represents office, clerical, and technical staff employees at the University. Its Professional Development committee identifies and evaluates “services available to OCT staff through the University and elsewhere to facilitate or improve their performance, opportunity for advancement and quality of life.”
The Office of Information Technology offers online training on cyber ecurity. Securing the Human is designed to teach the average user about how to protect their personal information and the information of our students and the University. Faculty and staff may log in using their myBama ID and password. To learn more, visit http://oit.ua.edu/oit/security.
Payroll Services is dedicated to providing timely and accurate pay to all UA employees and providing the highest level of customer service in assisting faculty, staff, students, and department administrators in every aspect of the payroll process. For information on Direct Deposit Setup, eTime, PA processing and other pertinent payroll resources, visit the Payroll website.
Procurement Training offers training opportunities in order to keep faculty and staff up-to-date on policies and procedures related to the purchase of goods and services on behalf of the University. Visit their website to learn more about the resources that they provide.
The PSA is a democratically-elected voting body committed to representing the needs of professional staff at UA. Its Professional Development committee is charged with researching and creating training opportunities for professional staff. The PSA also awards the Mark G. Foster Scholarship to support UA professionals continuing their education.
For specific information about the services offered by the Office of Risk Management, select the appropriate service area; for information on areas without links, please contact our office at 348-4534.
The UA Safe Zone program provides a visible network of Allies for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, queer, and ally (LGBTQA) individuals. Safe Zone trainings are three hours and include information regarding basic LGBTQ vocabulary, topics specific to bisexual and trans* identities, issues LGBTQ individuals may face, how to create a more inclusive classroom and campus environment, how to report harassment and/or discrimination, and information about LGBTQ related resources on campus.
WRC staff are available for training on a variety of topics; the Center also maintains a Speaker’s Bureau comprised of professionals who have training or expertise on various topics related to women. The Center’s Frances S. Summersell Library has a growing collection of books, videos, audio-tapes, magazines, journals and resource files.
Faculty, staff and graduate students also have an opportunity to develop their knowledge of resources available to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking through the WRC’s Harbor training sessions.