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Orientation Programs

An orientation program for classified, adjunct faculty, and regular faculty generally occurs once each Academic Year in the Fall semester. The program consists of get-acquainted activities, welcome by administrators, informational presentations by leaders and representatives from various departments and possibly a tour of the campus. Management team members have access to the SRJC Leadership Institute.

Classified Staff Orientation
An orientation program for new regular classified employees generally occurs once each Academic Year in the Fall semester. The program consists of welcome and getting-acquainted activities, informational presentations by classified leaders and representatives from various departments, and a historical tour of the Santa Rosa Campus.
CSO Agenda

Adjunct Faculty Orientation
An orientation for new or returning adjunct faculty members is offered each Academic Year in the Fall semester. The program consists of a welcome by administrators and informational presentations by representatives from various departments.
Adjunct Faculty Orientation Agenda - August 15, 2013

New Faculty Orientation
Each August, the New Faculty Development Coordinator presents a one day orientation session for new regular faculty. The program consists of get-acquainted activities, informational presentations by faculty leaders and administrators, and a tour of Media Services.

For Fall 2012, the New Faculty Orientation will be held on August 16, 2012, followed by the year-long New Faculty Development Program workshops two Fridays each month.
New Faculty Orientation Agenda - August 15, 2013


Contact Ann Foster, New Faculty Development Coordinator, for more information.

New Faculty Development Program

An extended New Faculty Development Program, which consists of a series of workshops and discussions, is conducted during the first two years of employment as a regular faculty member.

Purpose
To provide on-going support for new regular faculty during their first two years.

Objectives

New Faculty Development Program Schedule Overview:

Year 1

Creation of seminars for new regular faculty to provide

  • information on college policies pertinent to new faculty, especially district tenure review procedures
  • understanding of SRJC organizational structure & culture
  • familiarity with college teaching resources
  • exposure to district campuses and sites
  • instruction in teaching techniques
  • assisistance with classroom management issues
  • educational technology training
  • a safe, supportive environment in which to explore issues common to new faculty
  • additional activities which include group or individual visits to a variety of meetings: Board, Academic Senate & selected committees

Year 2

Creation of seminars for new regular faculty to provide training in

  • Basic Skills

Leadership Development

This year, the SRJC Leadership Institute will focus on planning and facilitating effective meetings.  The sessions will be lead by Bob Benoit, the consultant who provided facilitation for the President’s Re-engineering Advisory Group. These sessions are open to all managers, faculty, and classified staff (with prior supervisor approval).

Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve your space, send an email to Mary Sandberg.


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