Department of Human Resources

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Beyond the Binary 

Description: The Beyond the Binary training is an introductory training to supporting populations from diverse sexual orientation and gender identity backgrounds. Some of the outcomes include defining terminology related to sexual and gender diversity, reviewing demographic trends and needs within the LGBTQIA+ community, learning how to interrupt sexual and gender biases, and understanding best practices and strategies for creating inclusive spaces for LGBTQIA+ populations. 

Implicit Bias: Our Role and Responsibility 

Description: This training examines the effects of implicit bias from both interpersonal and structural perspectives. Most importantly, participants will learn to identify and interrupt implicit bias within themselves and take accountability for how their implicit biases impact larger decision-making processes (i.e. policymaking and hiring). 

Inclusive Hiring Search Committee Training 

Description: Forthcoming

Identity Conscious Supervision 

Description Forthcoming


Sign up or request a training for 2023-2024 by using the request form here.

The benefit of Employee Resource Groups to Oberlin: 

  • Connect upon shared affinity, experiences, interests
  • Share resources and institutional knowledge
  • Establish mentorship and support networks
  • Increase employee retention
  • Support overall employee well-being
  • Create lines of communication and feedback between employees and executive leadership

Want to start an ERG? Complete the Starting an Employee Resource Group Interest Form