Optimal educational operations are necessary for effectively delivering service to students and maintaining the financial health of the institution. This group is for those who oversee, or aspire to oversee, educational operations. Group members discuss and share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Job Offer and Orientation | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Regina Bush

A comprehensive orientation is key to faculty success. The orientation should be incremental in nature. It should also include numerous conversations. It helps to clarify any ideas that are incorrect...

Faculty Selection | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Regina Bush

This section provided me with additional things to consider during the selection process. The multiple hurdle method was one of the strategies that I have found beneficial in the past. I also like to...

Faculty Recruitment | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Regina Bush

It is rewarding to know that I have been using a number of these strategies to recruit faculty members at WCU as well as other institutions.

Job Analysis | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Regina Bush

It is critical to consider the knowledge, skills, attributes and other qualifications of prospective applicants. It is also best practice to have the same set of questions for applicants. Therefore,...

Managing Board Meetings | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Regina Bush

I learned strategies to engage advisory board members to help promote the success of the organization!

Forming a Board | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Regina Bush

It is extremely important to determine if a prospective board member is truly interested in serving. This will enable you to fill your board with individuals that are invested and committed to the...

Board Frameworks | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Mary Furlo

using the advisory board to keep up to date on employment trends.   

Student Services Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Kelly Buckner

Student services is a high priority item for success of the student and longterm outcomes

Basic Planning & Initial Steps for a Five-year Plan | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Kelly Buckner

The Five year planning brought new insights why its important to plan for the future, even the more challenging topics like tuition and enrollment goals. 

Job Offer and Orientation | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Abraham Cicchetti

I was glad to see that my organization follows a similar process regarding the job offer and orientation part of this topic. I intend to keeping following the same process.