Required KSU Training

  • Right to Know Global Harmonized System

    WHEN: Prior to your New Employee Orientation session.

    Go to http://www.usg.edu/facilities/rtk-ghs/ - follow the instructions at this link and print your certificate to bring to new employee orientation.

    (If you have received an offer of employment but not received information on new employee orientation please contact HR at hr@kennesaw.edu to arrange to attend a session.)

    • Important note: All modules in Owltrain are best viewed using Chrome or Firefox browsers. Set your browser to allow pop-ups. When your course is complete you must close the pop-up window displaying the training for the course to be registered as complete in the Owltrain system. 

      • New Employee General Safety Orientation

        WHEN: Immediately upon activating your NetID, and prior to starting regular job duties at KSU. 

        All new hires including employees who have been absent from work for over one year. Go to http://tinyurl.com/kennesaw-neso and sign in with your NetID to complete the 41-minute online course.

        Upon completion of the online course, download the Orientation Checklist (Download here) and give it to your supervisor. This form should be completed by your supervisor to document completion of job-specific orientation provided by the department. The Supervisor should sign the form and forward it to EHS at ehs@kenessaw.edu

        Employees hired prior to January 1st, 2015 should complete the Employee General Safety Training: http://tinyurl.com/kennesaw-egst in lieu of the New Employee General Safety Orientation.

        • USG Required Ethics Training

          WHEN: Within 30 days of employment

          Go to http://tinyurl.com/kennesaw-ethics and sign in with your NetID to complete the 25-minute online course and policy acknowledgement. All KSU employees must complete this training as New Hires and periodically as required by the University System of Georgia (USG) as a condition of their employment.

          • Clery Act Training

            WHEN: Within 30 days of employment.

            Go to http://tinyurl.com/kennesaw-clery and sign in to OwlTrain with your NetID to complete the 20-minute online course. When the course is over complete and submit the CSA Acknowledgement form. This course should be completed by new employees of Kennesaw State University and renewed annually, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act and Federal Department of Education Crime Awareness and Campus Security requirements. 

          • ISO Mandatory Employee Information Security Training 2016-17

            WHEN: Within 30 days of employment

            Go to: https://ksu.skillport.com/skillportfe/main.action?path=summary/LP/spksu/lp_ISO_InfoSec_2016 and sign in with your NetID to complete the 11-minute online course. Enter your first and last name and KSU email address when prompted, and click Watch Video and Take Quiz. Answer the question at the end of the video. Note: You must answer this question to receive credit for completing the  training.

            This video aligns with USG IT Handbook Section 5.9 which requires that all employees, including student assistants, successfully complete information security training each year.

            For questions or technical assistance with this training, please contact the KSU Service Desk at (470) 578- 6999 or service@kennesaw.edu

            • KSU Driver Qualification Program

              WHEN: Prior to operating any vehicle on KSU business.

              LEVEL 1 - Motor Vehicle Operator Training
              *This course is best viewed in Chrome or Firefox.*

              This program is to establish basic driver training in accordance with Kennesaw State University Policy and Board of Regents Policy. This program is required for ALL employees (full time, part time, student workers, occasional or temporary workers) of KSU who drive University owned or controlled vehicles, rental vehicles, personal vehicles for KSU business or low speed vehicles such as golf carts, Gators, Mules etc. This training is a requirement if an employee is travelling between campus locations, transporting of employees, students or guests, driving to meetings, driving to a conference or completing any University business that requires driving, regardless of vehicle ownership or driving frequency. This training is also an acknowledgement of State policies for driving.

              1. Go to: https://ksu.skillport.com/skillportfe/main.action?path=summary/CUSTOMER_DEFINED/_scorm12_sppubksu_orm_mvr_v9
              and log in with your NetID and Password
              2. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the course

              **If it is determined that an employee will NEVER drive on behalf of KSU and claims exemption for any reason, the employee must complete the KSU Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Exempt form. You will not be authorized to operate any vehicle for KSU business. Remember exemption from this program also excludes the employee from liability insurance coverage under the State Tort Claims Act, and you will not have the same immunity from personal liability as other State employees.

              KSU Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Exemption Form
              You must complete this training or the MVR Exemption Form must be completed in order for you to be in compliance with the State policy.

              If you have any additional questions, please contact riskmanagement@kennesaw.edu

              LEVEL 2 - National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course
              Defensive Driving is required for all approved drivers who operate a state vehicle, rent a vehicle or drive their own personal vehicle for KSU Business. The goal of the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Defensive Driving Course is to provide drivers with knowledge and safe driving techniques to prevent collisions and violations. This State recognized, 6 hour course focuses on collision prevention though hazard recognition and the application of collision-avoidance techniques. In addition, the course addresses common driving violations that result in collisions and how to change driving habits to eliminate moving violations.

              1. Go to: http://www.tinyurl.com/kennesaw-driver and log on with your NetID & Password.
              2. Select a session of the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course.
              3. Attend and complete the Instructor Led Training Session for the date you selected.

              • Additional training is required and/or recommended depending on job duties and responsibilities.

                You will be contacted directly about any of the following courses that you are required to complete:
                • eProcurement and P-card training
                • Zimbra (campus email system
                • FERPA records privacyTravel Management (concur)
                • Position-specific safety training
                • Records management training

              * Completing required online training in Owltrain works best using the Firefox Browser. You can download the browser here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

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