Learning and Development

The RF offers a wide range of learning and development offerings: in-person classroom trainings, virtual webinars, video based modules and self-paced content to suit a variety of training needs.

Listed below is the suite of recurring L&D offerings which are made available for you. For enrollment questions contact learning@rfsuny.org.

Learning & Development Announcements

Spring 2022 Learning Series - Coming Soon!

Winter 2021-2022 Learning Series

Fall 2021 Learning Series

Summer 2021 Learning Series

Video Learning

Topics suitable for a variety of roles across the system. Review past sessions on the RF YouTube Channel or Learning Tuesday archive.

Leading People Responsibly

Customized leadership training offered throughout the year.

Thrice Yearly Operations Manager (OM) & Deputy OM Orientation

In-person or virtual classroom orientation for new OM & Deputy OMs. 

RF New Staff Orientation

In-person or virtual classroom training for employees new to the organization or those who wish to learn the big picture and history of the RF.

Report Center Training 

In-person and webinar sessions are available for all Report Center users.

Cloud Migration and Oracle Upgrade Project

UAT Orientation | Oracle Upgrade Changes | Browser Java

Home Page Icon View | Mobile Apps Self Service | Mobile ApprovalsSFTP

Self-Paced 30-60-90 Day Learning Plans

Click here to access orientation materials for new hires.

Click here to access orientation materials for new supervisors.

Employee Conduct During Travel Status

Click here to access materials.

SPA Fundamentals

SPA Fundamentals is an online course that guides employees through the requirements and protocols of grants management, providing participants with the skills and knowledge they need to assist and guide faculty researchers.  **Please coordinate with your Campus Training Contacts to request a license to access the course or contact learning@rfsuny.org to be enrolled.

Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program is a professional development opportunity that matches knowledgeable mentors with RF staff looking to develop their talents and expertise in all areas of RF business. Click here to learn about the program.

Compliance Training

The RF Central Office Corporate Compliance Team regularly offers training across the enterprise. Their catalog of classroom trainings includes the following topics: Ethics, Conflicts of Interest, and Speaking Truth to Power. Additionally, the Compliance Team has a number of animated training videos available as well as archived virtual training courses. For compliance training requests contact RFCompliance@rfsuny.org and learning@rfsuny.org.

For a sampling of the compliance teams dynamic offerings check out the recorded training sessions linked here.

Stop, Question, Think - What You Need to Know About Ethics at SUNY & RF
This two - hour session demystifies the conflicts of interest and other ethical scenarios facing SUNY and the RF. Panelists will provide an overview of Public Officer’s Law 73 & 74. Learn “how to spot a conflict and discover who to tell about it.” Hear from campuses on their best practices and get familiar with our training programs.

For more information about RF Learning and Development, contact: 

Kathleen Caggiano-Siino, Vice President, Human Resources
(518) 434-7132

Jenna Lehr, Deputy Learning Officer

Nadia S. Digges, Learning & Development Coordinator

For additional Central Office Contacts click here to access the organization charts.