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The following is NOT a list of all the things a department chair needs to do.  Most department chair duties are ongoing, and are not listed here.   However, there are some duties that are concentrated at particular times of the year and that have inflexible due dates.   Here, by month, is a reminder list of some of those duties.

  • Spring and Winter term schedules due
  • Job posting (in PeopleAdmin) for positions to be filled
  • Meet with untenured faculty about RTP dossiers which are due this month
  • Reassign any GA’s and GTA’s for the coming academic year
  • Orient new GTAs and Part-Time instructors
  • Assign mentors to new faculty
  • Monitor enrollments in classes (both Clarksville Campus, Fort Campbell Center and other locations) in case low-enrolled classes need to be cancelled at least three days prior to start of the term
  • Ensure that the department elects members of department committees and departmental representatives to college committees
  • Contact adjuncts to be sure they are ready for the first day of classes
  • Complete annual IE report for each degree program and certificate program in Nuventive
  • Be sure you and the department meet all RTP deadlines
  • Complete annual IE assessment plans for current year in Nuventive
  • Work with your Academic Assistant to be sure fall semester STRTRAL (faculty workload report) is correct
  • Prepare adjunct pay forms
  • Make sure that all of the majors in your department have advisors (review all term enrollments). Priority registration begins this month
  • Be sure Fall GTA evaluations are complete
  • Schedule summer and fall classes
  • Monitor Winter Term enrollment
  • Review course evaluation reports in SurveyDig
  • Staff evaluations are due
  • Be sure you and the department meet the RTP deadline for 1st year reviews.
  • Orient new GTAs and Part-Time instructors
  • Monitor enrollments in classes (both Clarksville Campus, Fort Campbell Center and other locations) in case low-enrolled classes need to be cancelled no later than three days prior to the term start
  • Work with your Academic Assistant to be sure spring semester STRTRAL (faculty workload report) is correct
  • Budget proposals for upcoming academic year are due. Submit to dean in Nuventive
  • Complete annual evaluations of all faculty and schedule conferences
  • Work with your academic assistant to complete and submit Winter term extra compensation forms
  • TAF proposals due
  • Priority advising for summer and fall semesters
  • Submit faculty annual evaluations with scores and supporting documents
  • Work with your Academic Assistant submit any bulletin edits
  • Assure collection of general education assessment results from department’s core course faculty by semester and as directed by the General Education Standing Committee
  • Work with you faculty to select recipients of departmental student awards.
  • Make sure that the department scholarship committee has selected recipients.
  • Complete spring GA and GTA evaluations
  • Complete annual adjunct evaluations and submit paperwork to H.R.
  • Review course evaluation reports in SurveyDig
  • Work with your Academic Assistant to be sure extra compensation forms for summer school are submitted on time
  • Make sure Govs ROWs are staffed
  • Hire necessary adjuncts for the following academic year