FSDP: University Business and Financial Services

Learn the fundamentals of research administration, financial records processing, procurement procedures, and other University business topics. These workshops will help supervisors and administrators to navigate the policies and procedures applicable to various business administration responsibilities at the University of Pittsburgh.

Campus Security and the Clery Act

Who Should Attend: University officials who have been designated as Campus Security Authorities as well as faculty and staff who have significant responsibility for student and campus activities

The Jeanne Clery Act requires post-secondary institutions to collect crime information from a variety of persons within the institution who are identified as Campus Security Authorities. University staff and faculty who have significant interaction with student groups and/or who are responsible for campus activities are defined as Campus Security Authorities. This workshop provides an overview of the Clery Act requirements, with particular emphasis on the role and responsibilities of Campus Security Authorities. This workshop is available online and through departmental trainings. For departmental trainings, please contact 412-624-4040.

Career Champion Program

Who Should Attend: Faculty and staff who are in the position to assist students with career plans

Pitt’s Career Center recognizes the valuable role faculty and staff play every day in helping students prepare for their careers.  Your relationships with students may find you reviewing resumes, helping them network with employers or academic contacts, or giving internship advice. In doing so, we see you as a partner and member of an ecosystem that supports Pitt students’ career readiness. In an effort to enhance our partnerships, we’ve developed the Career Champion program - an opportunity to learn more specifics about the career development process and to develop consistent University-wide messaging for our Pitt students. To learn more about the Career Champion program and register for an upcoming training session, please visit the Career Champion web page.

PantherExpress System

For information on PantherExpress System training, please visit the Purchase, Pay & Travel website.

Pitt Worx

For information on Pitt Worx, including reference guides, videos, and other resources for using the system, please visit the Pitt Worx Hub.

Preventing Harassment and Discrimination with Title IX/Clery

It is the responsibility of everyone in the University community to maintain a campus environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. This online training program is available to all University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff to help you identify, avoid, and report wrongful behaviors. The program outlines basic legal considerations relating to employment discrimination and the University’s policies and procedures that prohibit discrimination and harassment. Access Preventing Harassment Discrimination with Title IX/Clery online training program. This training is only available to new hires at the University and is available within 7 days of their hire date. If you are having trouble accessing the course, please contact rzepecki@pitt.edu.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania

In response to Pennsylvania's new Act 31—which requires all professionals in the state who regularly come in contact with children to receive training in the recognition and reporting of child abuse—the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is offering a comprehensive online training program.  Through its Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center and its Continuing Education program, the school has developed an accessible, three-hour training program, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania. Access the Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania online training program.