The Catholic University of America

Learning and Professional Development

 

Currently Available Training

Human Resources
     Recruitment & Hiring at CUA
     
FERPA Awareness
    
Form I-9 Ambassador
     HIPAA Awareness
    
New Employee Orientation

Compliance
     Compliance Awareness
     
Privacy and Information Security
     
Environmental Health & Safety Job Requirements
    
Environmental Health & Safety New Employee Orientation
    
FERPA Awareness
    


Operational
     Academic Scheduling
    
Cardinal Station (CUA’s PeopleSoft Portal)
          - Campus Solutions (student side)
          - Cardinal Financials (financials side)
          - Cardinal People (employee side)
     Blackboard
    
Event Space Requests
    
Finance Orientation
    
E-mailing Large Groups
    
Procard
    
Safe Driver Training Program
    
Web Content Editing using Topaz
    
Work Study Supervisors

Skill Development
     Form I-9 Ambassador
    
Microsoft Office
    
Work Study Supervision

Department/School/Office Specific
Training on the following systems is conducted within the department or coordinated by the department/school/office which utilizes them. Check with your immediate supervisor regarding training.

     College Net (Resource 25, Schedule 25, X25)
     Conference Programs System
     Counseling Center Client Management
     File Maker Pro
     Housing Director Database
     iModules Website Management
     Library Databases
     Millienium Donor Database
     Pryzbyla Center Room Scheduling
     Raiser’s Edge
     Titanium Schedule
     Unicode USB Greek Font
     VSL Quality Assurance
     VSL Regulatory Compliance

Employee Resources
     Employee Self Service-Paychecks (ESS)

Human Resources

Recruitment & Hiring at CUA - How to Recruit and Hire Your Ideal Candidate
This 90 minute in person instructor-led training is geared toward current managers with direct reports who may be new to recruitment, have not recruited in a while, or may be planning to recruit in the near future. Topics covered include the recruitment process at CUA, position description essentials, determining minimum qualifications, and tips on narrowing your applicant pool to find the ideal candidate. Sessions are run monthly. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050 to RSVP. 


Harassment training is required for all employees of CUA (faculty, staff and student workers). The training will be set up by recruitment for new employees. For current employee who need to complete the required re-training every two (2) years, please contact the human recources office at 202-319-5050.

Form I-9 Ambassador
Certain positions across campus require completing Form I-9’s as part of their responsibilities. Check your position description or ask your immediate supervisor/manager for more details. If your position requires you to complete Form I-9s contact the human resources training team. You must be trained first before you can complete any forms. To remain certified you must attend all refresher sessions.

FERPA Awareness
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) awareness training is required to be taken by all employees of CUA (faculty, staff and student workers). The training is a 15-25 minute tutorial followed by a short quiz. There are three types of FERPA trainings available based on school/department/office. Supporting material and confirmation e-mail is provided. Re-training is required every two (2) years.

HIPAA Awareness
The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) serves to protect not only confidential medical information but also pension and benefit related information. Those employees working with benefit related information, must complete an in person or online training as directed by the HR Benefits Team. Refresher training is required once (1) a year.

New Employee Orientation
Newly hired staff are required to complete New Employee Orientation at the beginning of their employment.  Orientation occurs most Thursdays in Leahy Conference Room 100 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  There is a one-hour lunch break at 12:00 p.m.  Contact your HR representative if you have any questions.

Compliance

Privacy and Information Security
CUA is legally and ethically obligated to protect the information provided by students, alumni, staff and faculty, as well as non-university individuals and businesses. Almost all employees will come into contact with confidential or sensitive information and are responsible for protecting it. This 30 minute training helps build awareness of the types of information that is subject to privacy laws and the types of security practices that we are required to follow when working or accessing sensitive information. 

 Compliance Awareness Training
Ethics and Integrity are the foundation of our mission at the Catholic University of America and they are necessary to our success. Individually and collectively we are accountable for understanding and complying with the laws and policies related to our work. To educate you about regulatory risks in common university activities and the resources in place to help you avoid those risks, the university has implemented mandatory online compliance awareness training. The training is part of the university-wide Compliance and Ethics Program and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete

For more information on Compliance refer to the Information Brochure, the Helpline Brochure; or visit the newly launched Compliance Website. 

Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) New Employee Orientation

Employees new to CUA must complete the EH&S training video as part of new employee orientation. See New Employee Orientation.

Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Job Requirements
Specific training is required for certain campus jobs as mandated by EH&S. Refer to your position description or check with your immediate supervisor. A quick list of job specific training is available by job/activity. Visit the Employee Training Page to log in. Safety Guides and Manuals are also available.

Harassment Training is required of all CUA employees (faculty, staff and student workers). The training will be set up by recruitment for new employees. For current employees who need to complete the required re-training every two (2) years, please contact the human resources office at 202-319-5050.


FERPA Awareness
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) awareness training is required to be taken by all employees of CUA (faculty, staff and student workers). The training is a 15-25 minute tutorial followed by a short quiz. There are three types of FERPA trainings available based on school/department/office. Supporting material and confirmation e-mail is provided. Re-training is required every two (2) years.

Operational

Academic Scheduling
Enrollment services offerstraining on developing academic schedules, using Cardinal Station to plan schedules, and adhering to CUA academic scheduling policies. One-on-one training is required for all new employees to gain access to the appropriate scheduling functions in Cardinal Station. Please contact Meg Jerabek, Assistant Director for Curriculum Management at tel: 202-319-5309 to set up a training session. For information about upcoming trainings visit the academic scheduling web site.

Blackboard Training
Blackboard training is offered to faculty and students. Detailed training information can be found on Technology Services's training website. For faculty, training includes assistance with course set up and advice on how to best utilize Blackboard to enhance and compliment the classroom experience. To get started submit a Help Request.

Event Space Requests
Campus space is available to schedule events, rooms, or meetings. If you are new to the process, review the followingtraining videos.  Additional scheduling information can be found on the scheduling website.

Finance Orientation
The Office of the Controller Manages Finance Orientation training. Training sessions are usually held three (3) times a year based on need. Finance orientation is mandatory for all employees who use Cardinal Financials. Contact Sheri Hardison tel: 202-319-5031 to sign up. Presentation material is available for review.

E-mailing Large Groups
A Mailing List is an e-mail address set up to send to multiple recipients. E-mail communications can be sent out more easily with less time, while guaranteeing the privacy of list members. Before being granted access to CUA's mailing list system, you must complete a short training through CPIT. To schedule, submit a Help Desk Request.

Procard (P-card) Training 
The Procurement card program is a tool to streamline and simplify the Purchasing and Accounts Payable functions. The Catholic University of America Procurement Card (also known as Procard or P-Card) is issued to individuals throughout campus. Prior to being granted a procard, employees must complete a training session conducted through Procurement. Once your supervisor has completed the P-card request on your behalf, you will be contacted by Procurement to schedule your training. 

Safe Driver Training Program
Guidelines and Procedures Manual
Staff and faculty who drive on behalf of university business (campus and non-campus vehicles) must successfully complete anonline training tutorial at the beginning of employment and every three (3) years thereafter. Contact Andrew Wolf tel: 202-319-5602.

Web Content Editing Topaz
CUA's Web Content Managementsystem is known as Topaz. Introductory and refresher training is offered by Megan Cotner 202-319-5507; and Eric Gramatges tel: 202-319-4768. Additional support material can be found by logging onto Topaz under “Help & Documentation” and on Guides.cua.edu.

Work Study Supervision
Campus Employment Guide/Supervisor's Manual

Before being able to supervise work study students, you must complete an introductory in-person training through Career Services tel: 202-319-5623. 

Skill Development

Form I-9 Ambassador
Human resources has identified ambassadors across campus who can complete form I-9's as part of their responsibilities. Check your position description or ask your immediate supervisor/manager for more details. If your position requires you to complete Form I-9s contact the human resources training team. You must be trained first before you can complete any forms. To remain a certified you must attend all refresher sessions.

Microsoft Office 2010 Training Resources (TS)
Microsoft has made available to CUA employees free Microsoft Office 2010 training. If you are still using Microsoft 2007, there is information on making the switch to Microsoft 2010.

Work Study Supervisors
Campus Employment Guide/Supervisor's Manual
Before being able to supervise work study students, you must complete an introductory in-person training through Career Services tel: 202-319-5623.

Employee Resources

Employee Self Service (ESS) 
CUA employees are now able to view and print Paychecks and pay advices; W-2s; Federal W-4 tax set-up; and direct deposit information by using  Employee Self Service (ESS). Training on this new Cardinal Station feature is available through the Payroll Office tel: 202-319-5512.

 

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Office of Human Resources

Tel: 202-319-5050
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 170 Leahy Hall