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Training and Workshops

OED provides training to the University community, including all staff (full-time, part-time, student workers), faculty, and students.

Workshops and seminars are interactive, providing participants with opportunities to engage in discussion and activities that challenge existing perspectives while understanding those that differ.

Training and education can be customized to meet the needs of the unit, department, or group Contact OED to set up a training workshop for your area.

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training

All employees of Monmouth University are required to complete a self-paced harassment and discrimination training program entitled “Mosaic: Preventing Discrimination and Harassment.” This program instructs the employee on the various aspects of sexual harassment in the workplace.

This online session focuses on the prevention of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. This online program uses case studies to highlight what is and isn’t sexual harassment and gender discrimination.

Workshop Descriptions

Faculty Search Training & Hiring Procedures – This workshop explores the best practices in recruiting a diverse faculty. Best practices will be explored to include areas such as: writing job descriptions to include diversity competencies, marketing strategies, and tips on how to field a diverse applicant pool. This workshop will also address navigation of the Monmouth University, PeopleAdmin system. This is an interactive session.

Inter-Cultural Sensitivity Training

Diversity Awareness Training – This workshop explores the many dimensions of diversity and works to build a common awareness as it relates to a multicultural community. Several scenarios, role playing, and exercises are used to challenge and highlight diversity competencies as it relates to the learning and environment. This is an interactive session.

Sexual Misconduct Workshops

Online Sexual Misconduct Training –  In an effort to create and maintain a safe campus community, all incoming first year students are required to complete an online sexual misconduct training program titled SPARC. This interactive program provides information concerning all aspects of sexual misconduct including but not limited to the University’s sexual misconduct policy, available options and resources, as well as bystander intervention techniques. The program also discusses healthy versus unhealthy relationships, dating violence and a host of related topics. SPARC is available to the entire University community.

In-person Sexual Misconduct Training – The Office of Equity and Diversity, in conjunction with the Office of Student Life, discuss the topic of sexual misconduct prevention with various individuals, groups, and organizations on campus including but not limited to the following:

  • New Student Orientation
  • Parent Orientation
  • Transfer Student Orientation
  • First Year Seminar Classes
  • Athletics
  • Greek Life
  • Faculty and staff
  • Clubs and Organizations
  • Class presentations

Anyone interested in having a sexual misconduct prevention presentation please contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at 732-571-7577.