II. Competencies

Many of the specific duties, qualifications and skills that are listed in my job description as CIO have direct relevance under one or more of the competencies described in this section. Where appropriate, I have inserted portions of my job description directly under the competency heading. Most of the inserted portions are numbered statements from the "Essential Duties and Responsibilities" section of the job description.

 

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

1(a) Using, evaluating, and adapting instructional materials

1(b) Instructional management to accommodate individual variability

1(c) Developing instructional strategies

2. A dynamic change agent with skills in: 

2(a) Planning and implementing change

2(b) Developing human resources

2(c) Public relations/Communications

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

3(a) Organizational development

3(b) Allocating resources

3(c) Interpreting laws, regulations, and policies

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

4(a) Effective communication

4(b) Evaluation and assessment

4(c) Problem-solving and decision-making

5. A reflective researcher with skills in: 

5(a) Reading and evaluating research

5(b) Conducting research

5(c) Reporting research

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(a) Educational foundations

6(b) Theories of learning and human development

6(c) Theories of leadership and management

6(d) Social systems, including family dynamics, political issues, and bureaucratic structures

6(e) Educational technology and its application 

 

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

1(a) Using, evaluating, and adapting instructional materials

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  8. Provides training for all IT users to ensure productive use of existing and new systems.

Vision Statement

To master the effective use, selection, creation and adoption of instructional materials in the following settings:

    IT staff

    Faculty, staff and administrators

    The classroom

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

(a) Using, evaluating, and adapting instructional materials

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Apply this to training and communication aspects of implementing a Data Warehouse at Andrews University.

1.   Instructional materials and data warehousing:

1.1   Describe Data Warehousing presentations to Cabinet, Deans' Council, Strategic Planning Committee, general and departmental chairs and faculty meetings, computing and other committees. Include a theoretical rationale for the way instructional strategies were used in selecting and adapting presentation materials and styles.

1.2   Include videotaped PowerPoint presentation on data warehousing prepared during Master of Computing.

 

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

1(b) Instructional management to accommodate individual variability

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  8. Provides training for all IT users to ensure productive use of existing and new systems.

Vision Statement

    To continue to develop instructional management skills. To recognize and be sensitive to differences in social and technical cultures, backgrounds and learning styles.

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

(b) Instructional management to accommodate individual variability

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDCI665 Advanced Instructional Models: Cooperative Learning for Adults with Dr. Larry Burton

1.   Reflect on reading and assignments that were done to satisfy this development goal, including an annotated bibliography. Include submissions made as part of this course.

2.   To foster productive use of existing and new systems in the leadership office, improve the functionality of existing tools and/or develop new features, and train staff in their effective use.

2.   Document the development of a leadership tracking system, including the maintenance of the web directory pages and listservs, and Roundtable registration. Write this up as EDUC756 Advanced Study: Office Productivity.

3.   Read selected books and online materials.

3.   Write an annotated bibliography with applications to my workplace.

 

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

1(c) Developing instructional strategies

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  8. Provides training for all IT users to ensure productive use of existing and new systems.

Vision Statement

    To expand my knowledge and skills in instructional technologies, with emphasis on collaborative and cooperative learning strategies. To apply these technologies in the contexts of formal and informal teaching in the classroom and in the workplace.

1. An effective teacher/instructor with skills in:

(c) Developing instructional strategies

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Develop the use of the following technologies and resources among Leadership participants and faculty through fostering an active Leadership Technology Task Force:

    Discussion group software.

    Virtual Meeting.

    Explain and interpret computer jargon and applications of technology.

    Develop a "toolbox" of reference materials, templates and standard procedures.

1.   For the Technology Task Force: Include surveys conducted with responses and actions taken, web, email and other materials developed, reactions and responses. Reflect on strategies used to encourage participation and collaboration from the Task Force.

2.   Perform bibliographic research via the web. Read sections from at least two textbooks on the topic of cooperative learning.

2.   Prepare an annotated bibliography from web search and textbook reading, and reflect on its application to plans for the Technology Task Force and for Data Warehousing.


2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

2(a) Planning and implementing change

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

  2. Oversees planning and implementation of all administrative information systems.

  3. Explores new technologies for future planning and potential implementation.

  4. Directs the information strategy of the university by sponsoring collaborative planning processes.

  7. Sets overall directions for planning and administering the IT infrastructure and architecture, ensuring that ongoing investments are made.

Skills Needed

      Demonstrated ability to bring the benefits of IT to solve business issues while also managing costs and risk.

Vision Statement

    Recognizing the need to gain and maintain competitive advantage in a highly competitive market segment, to participate actively in the strategic planning process for Andrews University. As Chief Information Officer, to align the goals of IT with those of the institution in such a way that technology becomes an empowering agent in assisting the institution to achieve its objectives.

2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

(a) Planning and implementing change

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Participate in Andrews University Strategic Planning, promoting the use of information technologies such as data warehousing to act as a change agent through improved decision support.  Lead the Campus Support/Resources Subcommittee of the Semester Conversion Steering Committee.

1.   Andrews University planning processes:

1.1   Document involvement with Andrews University Strategic Planning.

1.2   Document involvement in Semester Conversion planning.

1.3   Document involvement with Andrews University computing committees.

2.   Initiate an annual Strategic Planning process in ITS.

2.   Include the ITS Mission Statement, Vision Statement and Strategic Plan, noting specific areas of alignment with Andrews University Strategic Plan. Reflect on the process of developing the strategic plan and the annual planning cycle.

3.   Take EDUC756 Advanced Study in Strategic Planning with Dr. David Penner.

3.   Submit papers prepared for the course. Document its application to planning processes in the university and in ITS.

4.   Take EDUC756 Advanced Study in Change Process with Dr. Hinsdale Bernard, and apply it with the implementation of data warehousing at Andrews.

4.   Based on principles learned in this course, document strategies used to plan and implement change at Andrews University through data warehousing.

5.   Journal responses and reactions to the process of implementing a Data Warehouse and the changes it makes possible. Include reactions to promises regarding Banner, meetings with Deans' Council, etc.

5.   Document the change process resulting from using data warehousing in strategic planning and decision support at Andrews University.  Use process reengineering methodologies to document current and reengineered systems.

6.   Read selections from the following books and magazines:

    ABCD's of Managing Change - Introduction to Performance Technology, Diane Dormant, 1986, suggested by Randy Siebold.

    Fast Company subscription.

    Managing Information Technology in Turbulent Times, Louis Fried, 1994.

6.   Prepare an annotated bibliography on the topic of change. Know who are the experts in the field, and the topics at the cutting edge of knowledge.  Reflect on each of the stages in John Kotter's change process.

7.   Attend a conference on Technology and Change.

7.   Write a journal to reflect on what I learned from the conference I attended, and communicate it with ITS management team.


2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

2(b) Developing human resources

Job Description
Supervisory Responsibilities

      Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Vision Statement

    To become an effective mentor in developing the skills of the ITS management team, including the use of assessment tools and development plans. To foster the concept of servant-leadership with the managers as they work with their respective teams.

2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

(b) Developing human resources

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Use weekly managers' meetings and special meetings to share a vision of leadership.

1.   Document training activities for ITS management team and reactions from them.

2.   Implement Performance Evaluation and Development Planning for ITS staff.

2.   Include the Performance Evaluation and Development Planning tool, related documents, and report staff reactions and my own reflections.

3.   Take EDUC689 Seminar: Personnel Management with Mike Wood. Use material and ideas from this course to develop and implement ways of fostering personal and professional growth within ITS.

3.   Document personnel development initiatives and results.


2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

2(c) Public relations/Communications

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

Skills Needed

      Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients.

Language Skills

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Vision Statement

    To grow in skill, confidence and professionalism in giving presentations. To effectively present to leaders and administrators, faculty and staff of Andrews University a vision of what is possible through harnessing the potential of information technology in general, and in improved decision support via Data Warehousing in particular.

2. A dynamic change agent with skills in:

(c) Public relations/Communications

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Prepare a bibliography of journals, web, and books.

1.   Include the annotated bibliography, together with observations on the value and relevance of the readings. Reflect on what I learned, how it changed me, and how I promoted and communicated what I learned.

2.   Develop materials for obtaining buy-in and commitment of time resources for various high priority information technology projects.

2.   Document public relations/communications examples that illustrate the application of these skills in bringing about change.

3.   Present a paper on Data Warehousing at SCT Summit 99.

3.   Include the Data Warehousing paper presented at SCT Summit 99 Conference, with feedback responses from attendees.

 

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

3(a) Organizational development

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

  2. Oversees planning and implementation of all administrative information systems.

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

  7. Sets overall directions for planning and administering the IT infrastructure and architecture, ensuring that ongoing investments are made.

Skills Needed

      Strong organizational and management skills as well as the ability to lead by projecting a vision of a new future.

Vision Statement

    To achieve a balance in the use of my time for family and work, for spiritual and recreational pursuits. To foster this sense of balance in my team leaders. To strengthen my skills in empowering others. To dynamically mould teams to meet the challenges brought about by change.

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

(a) Organizational development

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Document the processes followed in reorganizing AUCC (Andrews University Computing Center) into ITS (Information Technology Services)

1.   Document the processes followed in reorganizing AUCC into ITS, and reflect on responses from ITS staff and customers.

2.   Describe tools used and processes followed with ITS managers in developing a mission statement and strategic plan for ITS.

2.   ITS mission statement and strategic plan:

List the tools and methods used, and resulting mission and vision statements, strategic plan, and annual planning and review cycle.

3.   Act in the role of facilitator/advocate for Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) faculty as that department reorganizes and part of the department moves to another school. Lead the university in the development of a proposal that is in the best interests of the faculty, the University, the programs offered and the affected students.

3.   Present log of meetings attended to facilitate the CSIS reorganization, with appraisal of the process and the outcomes. Include letters from faculty and administrators involved with the process.

4.   Read The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Principle-Centered Leadership, both by Steven R. Covey.

4.   Write a reflective journal on reading.

 

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

3(b) Allocating resources

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

  9. Provides enabling technologies that make it easier for customers (both internal and external) and suppliers to do business with the University as well as increase revenue and profitability.

10. Makes decisions to build or buy in relation to outsourcing vs. in-house provisioning of IT services and skills.

Skills Needed

      Demonstrated ability to bring the benefits of IT to solve business issues while also managing costs and risk.

Vision Statement

    To align the goals of ITS with those of the institution. To set priorities in accordance with the goals and mission of the institution. To plan budgets and deploy resources such as staff, funds, and equipment effectively.

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

(b) Allocating resources

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Develop a Strategic Plan for ITS that gives budgetary direction for allocating resources and prioritizing projects in accordance with Andrews' objectives. Include goal setting for personal and departmental growth.

1.   Document the budgeting process followed in ITS, including wage and salary budgeting, prioritizing funding for technology in accordance with the institution's mission and goals, and measures developed to foster accountability in team leaders.

2.   Develop a system for monitoring and reporting computer capital budgeting and expenditure.

2.   Document the tracking and monitoring system that was developed, and describe its effectiveness and impact on resource allocation.

3.   Develop practices and mechanisms that foster good project management, prioritizing, and alignment with institutional goals and the strategic plan.

3.   Document with examples the practices and mechanisms developed for improving project management and prioritizing in accordance with institutional goals and the strategic plan.

 

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

3(c) Interpreting laws, regulations , and policies

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  6. Interfaces with industry on information management and information technology matters, establishing strategic relationships with key IT suppliers and consultants.

  9. Provides enabling technologies that make it easier for customers (both internal and external) and suppliers to do business with the University as well as increase revenue and profitability.

11. Serves as primary corporate spokesperson for information management.

Language Skills

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Vision Statement

    To interpret laws, regulations, and policies with compassion, with honesty and integrity, and on a well-informed basis. To actively participate in the development of policies for IT that are consistent with the mission of the University and with other laws, regulations, and policies.

3. An effective organizer with skills in:

(c) Interpreting laws, regulations, and policies

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Identify areas for which policies and procedures need to be documented and set up mechanisms for developing, approving and revising those policies and procedures.

1.   Report the policies developed. Review and reflect on the mechanisms set up for administering the policies, and their acceptance and effectiveness.

2.   Present the Computers & Networks Policy document to campus. Describe training, promotion, presentation, and implementation.

2.   The Computers and Networks Usage Policy document: appropriate usage policies, pornography laws and policies, web block, privacy and copyright, as incorporated into the Andrews University Working Policy.

3.   Lead the University successfully through the process of achieving Year 2000 compliance. Develop an inventory of all date sensitive software, computer hardware and non-computing equipment and machinery, vendors, service and utility providers and other external entities.  Develop and implement strategies for remediation or alternate plans.

3.   Document chairing the Andrews University Y2K Task Force, designing a tracking system, building the Y2K web site, writing reports, giving presentations, fostering participation, and satisfying external compliance requirements.  Write this up as EDUC680 Field Work: Institutional Project Planning.

 

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

4(a) Effective communication

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  4. Directs the information strategy of the university by sponsoring collaborative planning processes.

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

  6. Interfaces with industry on information management and information technology matters, establishing strategic relationships with key IT suppliers and consultants.

  8. Provides training for all IT users to ensure productive use of existing and new systems.

11. Serves as primary corporate spokesperson for information management.

Skills Needed

      Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients.

      Strong organizational and management skills as well as the ability to lead by projecting a vision of a new future.

Personal Qualities

      Superb leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to function in a collaborative and collegial environment; sensitivity to others; high integrity and intelligence; excellent judgment; a conceptual thinker; strategic as well as pragmatic; and an ability to generate trust and build alliances with co-workers.

Language Skills

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Vision Statement

    To create enthusiasm and commitment in others as I share my vision for bringing support and empowerment to an organization through information technology. To continue to develop skills as a speaker and presenter in a variety of settings, including chairing meetings, and presenting to committees, professional conferences and other groups.

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

(a) Effective communication

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Work with the Leadership Technology Task Force to determine technology needs of leadership participants, and prepare and communicate instructional material.

1.   Document projects developed as part of the Leadership Technology Task Force. Describe processes used to foster participation by Task Force members, determine technology requirements, develop materials, and communicate them.

2.   Present a paper on Data Warehousing at SCT Summit 99. Coordinate with key members of the Andrews University Data Warehouse Steering Committee.

2.   Describe the issues involved in identifying important areas to include, and in setting priorities for the use of time. Include the SCT Summit 99 presentation and attendee response forms.

3.   Be an effective spokesperson on information technology, translating IT concepts into the business context.

3.   Describe and list the reports, presentation slides, and scripts, etc.

 

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

4(b) Evaluation and assessment

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

10. Makes decisions to build or buy in relation to outsourcing vs. in-house provisioning of IT services and skills.

Skills Needed

      Skilled at identifying and evaluating new technological developments and gauging their appropriateness for the business.

Vision Statement

    To understand and apply enlightened principles of evaluation and assessment in the classroom and in the workplace. To develop and apply models that are seen as fair and that can be used as a basis for growth and development by the individuals being assessed.

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

(b) Evaluation and assessment

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDUC689 Assessment and Evaluation with Dr Jim Tucker. Document what I learned, how I applied it.

1.   Write a reflective paper on the Assessment and Evaluation course.

2.   Develop and implement a process for staff performance evaluation and development throughout ITS.

2.   Document the development of the staff performance evaluation process at ITS. Include issues faced during its development, implementation and use.

3.   Develop and implement a process for evaluating ITS services at Andrews University. Invite comment from ITS customers.

3.   Describe the ITS Assessment tool and results from using it.

 

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

4(c) Problem-solving and decision-making

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

  7. Sets overall directions for planning and administering the IT infrastructure and architecture, ensuring that ongoing investments are made.

10. Makes decisions to build or buy in relation to outsourcing vs. in-house provisioning of IT services and skills.

Skills Needed

      Skilled at identifying and evaluating new technological developments and gauging their appropriateness for the business.

Vision Statement

    Through experience, appropriate reading and consultation, to make well-informed decisions. To use sound principles in solving both technical problems and interpersonal problems.

4. A collaborative consultant with skills in:

(c) Problem-solving and decision-making

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Apply problem-solving and decision-making methods to significant technical issues:

  • prioritizing IT projects
  • selecting a strategically valuable groupware solution

1.   Using decision trees, flow charts or other appropriate methods, document the process used in making significant decisions ITS.

2.   Maintain currency in leadership and technology management by reading appropriate books and journals.

2.   Reflect on reading and describe its application to problem-solving and decision-making in ITS.


5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

5(a) Reading and evaluating research

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  3. Explores new technologies for future planning and potential implementation.

Reasoning Ability

      Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Vision Statement

    To develop skills in reading and evaluating research, particularly in decision support systems, to the point where I am able to comprehend the material, form conclusions, and propose suggestions for further research.

5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

(a) Reading and evaluating research

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDUC633 Issues in Education Research course with Dr. Shirley Freed during summer 1999.

1.   Submit assignments and reflective papers written for this course.

2.   Read selected books, journals and online resources.

2.   Write an annotated bibliography on qualitative research.

3.   Describe methodologies used while employed as mathematician and statistician at Australasian Food Research Laboratories (A.F.R.L.), a Division of Sanitarium Health Food Company in Australia.

3.   Demonstrate quantitative research capability from experience at A.F.R.L.


5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

5(b) Conducting research

Vision Statement

    To develop a worthy research proposal, to carry out the research with distinction, to report it with applications of value, and to defend it successfully.

5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

(b) Conducting research

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Document previous qualifications and experience.

1.   Documentation for previous research qualification and experience:

1.1   Bachelor of Science, Pure and Applied Mathematics and Physiology, London University.

1.2   Experience as scientist, mathematician and statistician at A.F.R.L. (Australasian Food Research Laboratories).

1.3   Master of Engineering Science, University of Newcastle, with thesis documents.

1.4   Master of Computing, Macquarie University, with published thesis and presentation videotape.

2.   Take EDRM605 Introduction to Qualitative Research with Dr. Shirley Freed.

2.   Document the course with notes and assignments, and reflect on its application to the delivery of ITS services and questions related to data warehousing.

3.   Determine the measurable factors that would be most useful to administrators and managers for both tactical and strategic decision support, for implementation using data warehousing technologies.

3.   Describe the role of the Data Warehouse Steering Committee and the techniques used to determine key measurable factors for inclusion in a data warehouse.


5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

5(c) Reporting research

Vision Statement

    To foster the application of my research by reporting it in terms that are relevant to the workplace. To publish articles in journals and professional magazines. To present a paper at a conference.

5. A reflective researcher with skills in:

(c) Reporting research

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Document previous research reporting experience.

1.   Previous research reporting experience:

1.1   Scientific reports while employed at A.F.R.L.

1.2   Master of Computing thesis and videotape presentation on Data Warehousing at Avondale College

2.   Publish reports and presentations given to various bodies and committees on campus.

2.   Include copies of the reports and presentations.

3.   Report on data warehousing at Andrews University at a conference.

3.   The PowerPoint slides used in the presentation, and the conference feedback.

 

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(a) Educational foundations

Vision Statement

    To acquire a solid foundation in educational theory as it applies to adult learning and the workplace.

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

(a) Educational foundations

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDUC632 Issues in Educational Foundations, taught by Dr. Shirley Freed and Dr. Jim Tucker.

1.   Write a reflective paper summarizing the interactive class experience, application to my work, and effect on my worldview.

2.   Read selected books and articles by leading authors in this area.

2.   Include an annotated bibliography and present my personal philosophy as it relates to my working experiences.

 

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(b) Theories of learning and human development

Vision Statement

    To have an understanding of current theories of learning and human development, with application to bringing about changes in institutional culture.

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

(b) Theories of learning and human development

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Read selected books and online materials.

1.   Write an annotated bibliography, with applications to the various learning environments found in the workplace.

2.   Study a real life situation in the context of these theories.

2.   Document the real life case study, reflecting on the application of these theories to the workplace.

 

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(c) Theories of leadership and management

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

  2. Oversees planning and implementation of all administrative information systems.

  3. Explores new technologies for future planning and potential implementation.

  4. Directs the information strategy of the university by sponsoring collaborative planning processes.

  7. Sets overall directions for planning and administering the IT infrastructure and architecture, ensuring that ongoing investments are made.

Vision Statement

    To become knowledgeable in the theories of leadership and management and skilled in their application. To study their relationship with motivation and to apply this learning in mentoring and staff development.

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

(c) Theories of leadership and management

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDUC689 Seminar: Leadership & Vision with Dr. David Penner.

1.   Submit reflective papers written during the course, including a journal on the experience. Describe the impact of things learned in this seminar on my leadership style.

2.   Attend a seminar by one of the acknowledged authorities on leadership.

2.   Write a reflective journal on the experience.

 

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(d) Social systems, including family dynamics, political issues, and bureaucratic structures

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  4. Directs the information strategy of the university by sponsoring collaborative planning processes.

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

  9. Provides enabling technologies that make it easier for customers (both internal and external) and suppliers to do business with the University as well as increase revenue and profitability.

Skills Needed

      Ability to mesh well with the existing management team by being a good listener, a team builder and an articulate advocate of their IT vision.

Vision Statement

    To understand the relationships between social systems at all levels and in all facets of life. To relate to the various kinds of social interactions from the perspective of a Christian world view.

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

(d) Social systems, including family dynamics, political issues, and bureaucratic structures

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Take EDUC689 Seminar: Social Systems with Dr. Elsie Jackson.

1.   Document what I am doing to stay at the cutting edge in my field and apply it to my workplace. Relate these studies in bureaucratic structures and political issues to concepts of change.

2.   Read selected book(s), for example, Jesus CEO and online materials.

2.   Write an annotated bibliography, relating to personal experiences.

3.   Apply this to my own leadership experiences.

3.   Document my career in IT leadership in higher education, with particular reference to social implications.

 

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

6(e) Educational technology and its application                      

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  5. Identifies user needs and directs building of MIS teams to work across all levels of the organization.

  8. Provides training for all IT users to ensure productive use of existing and new systems.

  9. Provides enabling technologies that make it easier for customers (both internal and external) and suppliers to do business with the University as well as increase revenue and profitability.

Vision Statement

    To continually search for ways to facilitate mentoring, teaching and learning through the appropriate use of technological innovation.

6. A competent scholar with a working knowledge of:

(e) Educational technology and its application

Development Plan

Portfolio Documentation

1.   Personal and professional use of technology:

1.1 Continue to develop my own use of technology in communicating more effectively in the classroom, in committees and in other work situations.

1.2 Through my personal web, develop and deploy instructional materials as resources for the classes I teach.

1.   Personal and professional use of technology:

1.1   Describe the development of the technologies I use, their application and effectiveness.

1.2   List the web resources I have developed, and the ongoing development and adaptation to keep them relevant and effective.

2.   Build the Leadership Technology Task Force into an effective, functional unit, benefiting leadership participants, faculty, and task force members individually.

2.   Document and reflect on the actions of the Leadership Technology Task Force and its impact on leadership participants and the leadership program.

3.   Web technology:

3.1   Take INSY426 Internet Authoring with Dan Bidwell and Bill Greenley.

3.2   As web master for the Leadership program, make effective use of web technology for marketing and promotion, for informational uses and for data collection from those who visit the site.

3.3   Facilitate the development of the ITS web as an effective information resource.

3.4   Play an active role in the development of the Andrews web as Vice-Chair of the Web Committee.

3.5   Take EDUC689 Seminar: Technology Integration, WebCT with Erik Baumgartner. Find ways to use this technology for general discussions within the Leadership program.

3.   Web Technology:

3.1   Demonstrate skills learned in this course in my personal web page, in the Leadership home page, and by providing consulting and training to Leadership participants.

3.2   Document specific technologies used in the Leadership web site, with reflections on their effectiveness.

3.3   Document initiatives implemented in the ITS web site, and reactions to them.

3.4   Describe the application of educational technologies in the development of the Andrews web.

3.5   Document applications of the WebCT technology.