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Training & Forms

Human Resources is here to support the personal and professional growth of the employees at Stephen F. Austin State University through learning opportunities. Our goal is to assist the university community in being their best at work and outside of work. We make this commitment to the most valuable resource of the university - its employees. All university trainings, both compliance-related and professional development, can be found by accessing the myTraining site.

New Employee Benefits Orientation

To schedule employees for new employee benefits orientation, please call Human Resources at 936.468.2304. 

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Professional/Personal Development

Human Resources offers professional and personal development courses as well as skills development training. Courses are offered in person, virtually (Zoom or Teams) and on demand through myTraining. Watch for announcements in SFA Today with the latest news and updates. You can also check the home page of myTraining; don’t forget to register online!

Zoom Sessions for Hiring Toolkit Training

The hiring toolkit has been divided into seven  in-depth sessions for the areas you want more details on or for the entire series. These sessions are for any staff or faculty who either serve on a committee or have responsibilities within the hiring process. 

Training Objective for these Sessions
The Hiring Toolkit is intended to assist search committee members and hiring managers with the ever-important task of making hiring decisions which further strengthen SFA’s ability to enhance and enrich student experiences.

Session 1: Hiring Process Overview
Date:  May 15, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 2: Search Committee Expectations and Rules
Date:  May 22. 2024
Time: 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

Session 3: Job Postings
Date:  May 29, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 4: Applicant Screening Matrix
Date:  June 5,2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 5: Interview Evaluation Form and Best Practices
Date:  June 12, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 6: Search Summary Form and EEO Review
Date:  June 26, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 7a: Hiring Proposal - STAFF
Date:  July 3, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Session 7b: Hiring Proposal - FACULTY
Date:  July 10, 2024
Time:  10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.


SFA is excited to announce our partnership with Coursera, a global online learning platform, to provide access to Career Academy, a suite of 40+ certifications (made up of more than 300 short courses), taught by leading companies like Google, IBM, and Meta.

All SFA employees can use this platform to learn job-relevant skills and expand their knowledge with Career Academy—at no cost.

Getting started is easy. Just follow the Coursera Career Academy link on the mySFA Employee tab and sign up for an account using your SFA email address. (Already have a Coursera account? Create another with your SFA email address to access Career Academy for free.) Need assistance? Step-by-step instructions are available in this article.

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Search Committee Training

Search Committee Training Sign Up Guide (using myTraining)
The purpose of the search committee training is to provide search committee members with necessary information, materials and resources that will lead to a successful search.

Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) Training

To schedule EPAF originator and/or approver training, call Human Resources at 936.468.1123.

New Student Employee Training

ASAP Training - Center for Career and Professional Development 
Advancing Students as Professionals Training is an interactive and engaging look into the world of work. While ASAP Training is mandatory for all new on-campus student employees, it is also highly recommended for returning employees or those employed by other entities.

FERPA Training
FERPA Training is a mandatory training for employees who have access to student records. Student assistants who will have access to student records should contact the Office of the Registrar to schedule FERPA Training.

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Human Resources
Fax: 936.468.1104

Physical Address:
1936 North Street
Austin Building
Room 201

Mailing Address:
Box 13039 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962