ERIC Number: ED311838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Herr, Kay U., Comp.
A handbook for department chairpersons Colorado State University (CSU) is designed to help the administrator save time, avoid frustration, have fewer crises, and increase job satisfaction. Information is presented as follows: a calendar to outline the sorts of things expected at various times of year; reference manuals; 10 university goals representing a continuous planning process (e.g., improve graduate and undergraduate education, disseminate knowledge beyond the campus, and improve the physical facilities and infrastructure); a chairperson's roles and duties (e.g., departmental governance, instruction, faculty and student affairs, and external communication); 5-year review process (self evaluation); accountability and outcomes assessment; diversity and retention; mentoring (with an example of a successful system to promote effective mentoring of new faculty colleagues); encouraging faculty members' research; encouraging teaching effectiveness; sexual harassment; personal professional development; personal relationship with the dean; legal questions; space questions; time management; acronyms and phrases; tips (submitted by chairpersons or gathered from workshops and presentations); important things to remember and know (e.g., 7,000-tape video library, and CSU's dedicated television channel); and a copy of a questionnaire asking for the reader's opinion of the manual. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration, Department Heads, Faculty Handbooks, Higher Education, Job Performance, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Colorado State University, Office of Instructional Services, Ft. Collins, CO 80523 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins. Office of Instructional Services.