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Faculty Development Chair Position


Selection Process:

  1. The local Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF) Chapter Nominating Committee will solicit nominees for the position.
  2. The Nominations Committee will meet with the College President before spring elections to discuss possible nominees and produce a slate.
  3. The election for faculty development chairperson will be held in late April or early May along with the other faculty association officers and committee memberships. 

Position as Faculty Development Chair starts on 1 July and is selected annually for a one-year term that may be renewed. Faculty development chair may serve concurrently as a CTL Campus Leader.

Job Description:

(1 through 8 describe work shared with the CTL Campus Leader and Dean of Innovative Teaching and Learning)

  1. Set goals for the year
  2. Regularly survey faculty to understand faculty development needs
  3. Plan and promote whole-college faculty development activities
  4. Maintain current, relevant web presence
  5. Promote available faculty development resources (e.g. library resource room, technology tools)
  6. Involve faculty development committee members, Energy Pool, and other interested faculty members in campus planning for programs, events, workshops, and activities
  7. Participate in Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence process
  8. Coordinate campus faculty development programming
    1. Contact presenter or facilitator
    2. Send letter or email of agreement
    3. Make arrangements for rooms, equipment, refreshments, and payment, if applicable (e.g., Building Use Permits [BUPs], requisitions, invoices)
    4. Publicize programs, speakers, events, and activities
    5. Introduce presenter or facilitator
    6. Send Thank You to presenter
    7. Compile faculty evaluations
  9. Chair the Faculty Development Committee
  10. Serve on the MSCF campus chapter Executive Committee
  11. Assure the timely completion of requests for funds and corresponding paperwork
  12. Monitor the faculty development budget and provide 1-2 times a semester an update on budget expenditure to the MSCF chapter
  13. Provide a year-end report to the College President on faculty development activities and supply other reports and information regarding activities as needed.



06.2009 Revised


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