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Faculty Orientation

Faculty Orientation

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Faculty Orientation

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  1. Faculty Orientation Essential Information

  2. When You Are Hired • Desk Copies for Courses • Check with your Dept. Administrative Assistant to find our your department’s procedure for getting desk copies • Complete all paperwork – both HR and Departmental • Get keys/key cards from Administrative Assistant

  3. When you are Hired Continued • Check with Department Chair for any syllabus format that the department may use • Go to Calendar in Zimbra to get all dates for semester • Check with Dept. Chair to see who has taught class before, and see if there is any additional information you can get from that faculty member

  4. Beginning of Term • By the end of the lst week, turn in a copy of your syllabi to your Department Chair • If you have any problems with your classroom, let your administrative assistant know immediately • Complete engagement reports by 3rd week of term

  5. Beginning of Term continued • Decide what Assessment data to collect for course

  6. Middle of Term • Before “Drop Date” – middle of term • Be sure to pass back at least one major graded assignment to students prior to official drop date (check calendar) • Be sure to announce to students when drop date is (putting on syllabus is also good idea) • Complete Midterm grade (Banner)

  7. End of Term • Enter final grades into Banner • Check to see if Department wants a hard copy of your grades, if so – turn them in on time • If giving “incomplete” grade, be sure to fill out form to send to registrar’s office

  8. End of Term continued • Complete FCAR or ICA form

  9. FCAR or ICA forms • FCAR – Faculty Course Assessment Report • ICA – Individual Course Assessment • Both of these are used for individual course assessment – your department will tell you which form to actually use

  10. Assessment and Accreditation • SACS – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • This is our Regional Accrediting body that re-accredits the University every 10 years • We just finished our SACS re-accreditaton last year • As part of on-going SACS assessment – we complete our FCARs/ICAs each term (talk to your department for more information)

  11. Assessment & Accreditation Continued • Each department completes an assessment annually on EACH major in their department (graduate and undergraduate) • These assessments include the FCARs/ICAs as well as other types of program assessments

  12. Assessment & Accreditation continued • Each department has their program assessment results placed on the Institutional Planning & Assessment webpage • In addition, each department completes their annual “planning” for the following year which is also placed on the website

  13. Assessment & Accreditation continued • Planning and assessment are ALL based upon Student Learning Outcomes • You MUST have student learning outcomes for EACH class you teach • These should be placed on your syllabus • In addition, each program should have student learning outcomes – these are what you’re assessing

  14. Assessment & Accreditation continued • Many departments have program accreditation • ABET (Engineering, Eng Tech, Comp Science, Software Eng, IT) • NAAB (Architecture) • ACBSP (Business Adm) • ACCE (Construction)

  15. QEP • Quality Enhance Plan • Part of SACS • We are creating “learning communities” • Over the next 2 years, schools will be “rolled in” to the QEP – doing some block scheduling to create learning communities • 2-year plan for Students

  16. Planning & Assessment • You can find pertinent information at the office of Planning & Assessment • Bob Homer is the Director • http://www.spsu.edu/irpa/planning.htm • We also have Institutional Research • Dave Cline is the Director • http://www.spsu.edu/irpa

  17. SPSU Website • Yes – it’s changing, but……. • We want you to know the kinds of things you have available to you on the website • www.spsu.edu

  18. What We Saw • Administrative Offices • Human Resources • Student Services • Schedule of Classes • For Faculty & Staff • Academics • Commitees & Minutes • Polities & Procedures • Directories • SPSU Place

  19. Campus IDs & Parking Permit • Go to Basement of student center to get Campus ID AND Parking Permit • You need to have that parking permit on your car immediately • You may pay $75 per term if you’d like to park in the parking deck

  20. Refer, refer, refer • Students are always asking you where things are: • You will be taking a tour so try to get an idea of certain places

  21. Places Students NEED to Go • Pay fees • Business office – end of Norton Hall (R2 on map) • Financial Aid • Side of Norton Hall (R2 on map) • Campus Safety • Side of Norton Hall (R2 on map)

  22. Places continued • Counseling (Personal or career) • Career & Counseling Center – lst floor Stu Ctr (A) • ATTIC • Advisement, Tutoring, Testing, International Center – lst floor Stu Ctr (A) • Also handles Regent’s Testing • Bookstore • 1st floor Stu Ctr (A)

  23. Places continued • Copies of Transcripts, turn in petitions, registration holds • Registrar’s office (B) • Campus Nurse • Recreation & Wellness Ctr (S1)

  24. Who’s Who • President • Dr. Lisa Rossbacher (B) • Vice President for Academic Affairs • Dr. Zvi Szafran (B) • Vice President for Student & Enrollment Serv • Dr. Ron Koger (B) • Vice President for Business & Finance • Mr. Patrick McCord (B)

  25. Who’s Who continued • Dean of Arts & Sciences • Dr. Alan Gabrielli • Dean of Computing & Software Engineering • Dr. Han Reichgelt • Dean of Engineering Technology & Management • Dr. Jeff Ray

  26. Who’s Who continued • Dean of Architecture, Construction & Civil • Dr. Wilson Barnes • Associate Dean of Engineering • Dr. Tom Currin • Vice President of Foundation/Alumni Affairs • Dr. Ron Dempsey • Associate VPAA • Dr. Dave Caudill

  27. Who’s Who continued • Registrar & Assistant to the VPAA • Mr. Steve Hamrick • Dean of Students • Mr. Barry Birckhead • Chief of Police • Capt. John Bauer • Director of Career & Counseling Center • Phyllis Weatherly

  28. Who’s Who continued • Director of Admissions • Mr. Gary Bush • Director of ATTIC • Dr. Jeff Orr • Transfer Credit • Marilyn Shortridge

  29. Night Contact Numbers • Campus Safety • 5555 from campus phone • 678-915-5555 • 770-528-7348 (cell phone) • IT • 678-915-4357

  30. Pertinent Policies & Procedures • 603.0 Intellectual Property • 706.0 Travel Regulations • 709.0 Grants and Contracts • 802.10 Faculty Consulting and Extra Compensation • 803.07 Evaluation of Faculty • 803.0701 Student Evaluation of Faculty

  31. Pertinent P&Ps continued • 803.075 Faculty Activities • 803.078 Faculty Resume Preparation • 803.09 Faculty Promotion & Tenure • 803.0904 Pre-Tenure Review • 904.0 Smoking on SPSU campus • 950.01 Removal of School Property from Campus

  32. Pertinent P&Ps continued • 1120.0 Gifts, Grants & Contracts • 1210.0-1270.0 Emergency Procedures • 1910.0 Academic Freedom

  33. QUESTIONS????? • My contact information: • Becky Rutherfoord • J363 • Ext: 7400 • Email: brutherf@spsu.edu