2005-06 Institutional, Campus, and Departmental Goals and Objectives

First Key: Build FTE
Growth of student enrollment is a measure of service by the College to citizens and a basis for state financial support. To implement this key, RCC will:
1.1 Expand the scope, quality, and availability of programs and services.
Redwood Campus Objective 1
RWC will increase FTE by 4%
Redwood Campus Objective 7
RWC will explore, develop and offer new programs, options, and courses responsive to student, community, business and industry needs.
Redwood Campus Objective 9
TRIO EOC Will recruit 1,000 low income and first generation participants and assist them with enrollment processes and financial aid applications. At least 50% of the participants will enroll in a post-secondary institution. Approximately 95% of those students will enroll at RCC.
Redwood Campus Objective 11
High School Outreach Department will work with RWC management on coordinating high school outreach activities in an effort to have a comprehensive plan for recruitment of high school students to enroll at RCC in 2+2 classes, take college classes while still in high school, and on post secondary enrollment.
Riverside Campus Objective 8
High School Outreach Department will work with RVC management on coordinating high school outreach activities in an effort to have a comprehensive plan for recruitment of high school students to enroll at RCC in 2+2 classes, take college classes while still in high school, and on post secondary enrollment.
Table Rock Campus Objective 1
Develop three distinctive activities with our high school partners that will result in a net gain of 10 FTE.
Table Rock Campus Objective 2
In conjunction with the Title III grant, redesign selected professional/technical programs to better serve time and place bound students.
Facilities Objective 4
The perception of a safe environment is conducive to the educational process. Security cameras are proven to be a successful deterrent for crime. It is our goal to expand coverage, by the existing security camera system, from 50% to 75% of the campus areas.
Information Technology - Computer Services Objective 1
Expand technology to the third campus (TRC) to provide full IT infrastructure service by fall 2005.
Information Technology - Internet Objective 1
Design a new college web site and implement by fall term 2005.
ABE/GED Objective 1
The RWC ABE Department will collaborate with community agencies to offer extended and new classes to increase FTE. (Gospel Rescue Mission, St. Anne's Church)
ABE/GED Objective 2
The TRC ABE will establish morning GED classes, evening ESL and afternoon GED classes for high school age students.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 1
Nursing Department Objective 1.1: Collaborate with OHSU and other Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) partners as well as with clinical partners and develop a curriculum plan and allocate resources for implementing a successful transition from the current curriculum in the ADN program to the new curriculum, including a successful “teach out” of the old curriculum to second year students in ’06- ’07. Action plan: Engage in regional Consortium curriculum planning with OHSU at SOU, UCC, and SOCC, and presentations to regional clinical facilities. In addition, at least two instructors will participate in OCNE Curriculum Committee monthly meetings/work sessions beginning in September 2005. Explore availability of non-general fund sources to pay for 2 P-T clinical instructors for spring term 2006 to allow F-T nursing faculty release from clinical for program curriculum development/transition planning to take place, in preparation for new nursing curriculum implementation September 2006. Outcome measure: Curriculum plan in place and new courses ready by September 2006. By spring 2006 Nursing Department Advisory Committee meeting partners will be knowledgeable and supportive of plan for transition to new Consortium curriculum. This departmental objective supports RCC Objectives 1.1, 3.2, and 4.1.
Art Objective 3
The art department will continue to offer high quality visual art exhibits the Redwood Campus galleries which provide a positive learning environment for concepts taught in courses while pursuing a gallery space for the Riverside campus.
Art Objective 4
The art department will survey community and busines members to assess the need for a commercial art/illustration certificate program and a two year fine art degree program.
Automotive Objective 1
Increase FTE through the implementation of continuing industry training. This will expand the program and meet the local industry needs for current training.
Business Technology Objective 2
Develop standardized tests designed to systematically measure dessignated state course outcomes for the following courses: BA211, BA212, BA213, BT151, BT161, and BT171.
Community Education Objective 4
RWC Community Ed will offer five additional computer classes and four additional other type of classes in the Illinois Valley.
Community Education Objective 7
RCC Community Ed (in conjunction with other BCWD departments) will work with College Services to redesign registration for non-credit students.
Computer Science Objective 1
Increase enrollment in computer science offerings: Promote programming skills through other CS department offerings: a) Working with Java script in the html courses can lead to interest in Java programming. b) Move the programming sequence to Jackson County with its higher population and offer the courses in the evening to attract more community students desiring continuing education. Increase enrollment in the networking programs: We are planning to put our networking degree completely on-line to make it more available for more students. Package courses into Focus Awards: Many students are not seeking full college degrees, but are looking to update job skills. Giving them something to demonstrate their mastery would be beneficial.
Construction Technology Objective 1
Develop an integrated curriculum that emphasizes the connection between academic and technical skills.
Workforce Training Objective 1
RCC Workforce Training will offer ten new classes targeting local workforce needs.
Workforce Training Objective 5
RCC Workforce Training (in conjunction with other BCWD departments) will work with College Services to redesign registration for non-credit students.
Criminal Justice Objective 2
Develop a new vision and complete a five-year plan that will serve to guide faculty and staff in the Criminal Justice area in developing and delivering programs and services through the 2010 academic year.
Developmental Education Objective 1
Increase FTE in the Tutoring Centers by 5%.
Developmental Education Objective 2
Develop a comprehensive evaluation tool for the tutoring centers and pilot by Spring 2006.
Developmental Education Objective 3
Offer one new IP video section to be offered in Fall, Winter, and Spring terms 05-06 and design one modular class to be ready for delivery by Summer 2006.
Developmental Education Objective 5
Establish a DE advisory board and meet at least one time before the end of Spring 2006.
Developmental Education Objective 6
RVC and RWC testing centers will cross-train classified employees for testing center and tech lab responsibilities by January 2006.
Diesel Technology Objective 2
Acquire new tools and equipment needed by changes in the industry. Replace broken and worn out equipment needed for student learning of current industry's standards.
Early Childhood Education Objective 1
Objective 1: Increase Course Offerings Summer 2005 ECE 155 will be offered for the first time as a WEB CT Course. There will be two courses offered in the evening –ECE 125 at RWC and ECE 154 at RVC. Fall 2006 A new Early Childhood Education will be offered for the first time: ECE 245 Promoting Social/Emotional Development of Young Children Winter 2006 and Spring 2006: One ECE Course will be developed to be offered over WEBCT in each quarter. Objective 5: To emphasize working with parents in all appropriate ECE coursework. All faculty, both full-time and part-time, will review their coursework for opportunities to add more information about working with parents and families. Assignments and/or class activities will be added such as role playing parent conferences, having parent panels, and slanting writing assignments to the parent as an audience. Syllabi will be collected that reflect these emphases and student evaluations will add a question regarding working with parents to evaluate whether the students’ perceived that they learned more about parents and families.
Electronics Objective 1
Develop and implement a cohort-based learning community model for the AAS Electronics Technology degree program. • Continue to integrate core courses and academic program requirements. (Example: Align writing resources thru the Online Writing Lab (OWL) with student assignments, lab documentation, and projects using integrated WR117a/WR117b courses). Identify core math skills for A.A.S. Electronics degree students. • Identify outcomes for two additional core courses based on what students need to be able to do in industry.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 1
Offer EMT-Intermediate course incorporating new State-mandated curriculum changes.
Fire Science Objective 1
Expand Fire Science course delivery by integrating the Table Rock Campus into the mix of available facilities.
Foreign Language Objective 1
Develop a first-year sequence (101, 102, 103) for Italian.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 2
Continue/maintain a network of all Oregon community colleges through the established consortium to review every HPER course in the state. The ultimate objective is to create a seamless transition for all community college HPER courses to all universities in Oregon. 2005-2006 goal: Seamless transition for two HPER classes. Responsibility: Rhonda Misner Budget: Minimal. Travel 1 time per term = $200. Timeline: Completion two years, 2006-2007.
Human Development Objective 2
Modify and update course curriculum towards college level elimination, or workshop format.
Humanities Objective 2
2. The department will expand its distance delivery options with a new online WR 122 to be offered in the winter and spring, and continue working on additional ways to use technology in the classroom.
Humanities Objective 3
3. The Humanities Department will work to more fully integrate Writing Center/OWL resources and services across the curriculum and campuses via orientations, training sessions, and in-class presentations, with special emphasis on providing writing resources and services to students and staff at the Table Rock Campus.
Massage Therapy Objective 2
Increase objective offerings.
Mathematics Objective 3
Goal 4 Achieve equity in mathematics personnel ratios (full-time to part- time) in both counties. Objective 4a. Pursue funding and authorization of three additional full-time math faculty positions at RVC, one additional full- time math faculty at RWC, and one new full-time faculty position at TRC.
Science Objective 1
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 1: The science department will work with the RWC and RVC leadership as needed to develop a preliminary plan for science expansion to best determine: (A) Locations (B) Nature of Expansion (1) Labs (2) Lecture and (3) Faculty Offices. Measurement: Science faculty wil participate as members of the Facilities Committee, participate in other facilities planning as needed or permitted, create a written plan for expansion. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 2: The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 3: The science department will continue to building relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 4: The science department will continue to: A. Improve use of our student outcomes rubric; B. Evaluate the and improve the rubric itself; C. Evaluate rubric data to determine student’s success in achieving outcomes and investigate possible improvement in instruction. Measurement: Rubrics forms and notes on rubric/student discussion and decisions. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 5: The science department will continue to improve lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemical hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialists will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committees.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 1
Offer Human Services first-year curriculum on both RWC and RVC campuses.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 2
Advise students and deliver appropriate classes for new Human Services A.S. degree articulated with SOU.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 3
Advise students and deliver appropriate classes for new one-year certificate in drug and alcohol counseling.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 4
Increase course offerings: a) Offer Cutural Anthropology (ANTH110) in classroom format at RWC; b) Offer Introduction to Gerontology (SOC2320) winter term; c) Add History of World Civilization (HST104, 105, 106) sequence to RWC night schedule Fall 2006; d) Explore teaching American History around the activity of a mock congress; e) Reinstate ANTH150 (Introduction to Archaeology) telecourse, or replacement telecourse, possibly a Physical Anthropology course; f) Explore offering PS199 for Local Government Action; g) Change the name of SOC205 (Social Stratification and Social Systems) to "American Society" to more accurately reflect the course content and make it more attractive to students.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 5
Revise course delivery: a) Change the title of SOC225 (Social Problems) and complete the change to WebCT delivery; 2) Develop curriculum for SOC211 and possibly SOC213 and SOC218 for distance delivery, either telecourse or WebCT to increase enrollment; c) Explore WebCT delivery of PS203 (State and Local Government)
Social Science/Human Services Objective 6
Explore cross-listing courses.
GED Testing Objective 1
By the end of Fall Term 2005, an on-line GED registration procedure will be ready for pilot testing.
Instructional Media Objective 1
Through Title III funding and the use of the Distance Learning Fee, FTE generated through distributed learning will double the growth of overall college FTE.
Instructional Media Objective 3
The Media Department will work with Professional/Technical programs and the Marketing Department to create a DVD that promotes both individual programs and the college as a whole.
Library Objective 2
Improve the print collection by writing at least one grant to supplement the library materials budget.
Library Objective 3
Implement the plan for library services at the Table Rock Campus
Library Objective 5
Update learning outcomes for instruction in information literacy.
Counseling Objective 7
Offer "Major Decisions & Careers" workshops/classes.
Discovery Programs Objective 8
RVC: Transiciones will expand its yearly offering FWS with different topics each term: Fall: How to navigate educational systems for parents. Winter: How to fund education: parents and students. spring: Skills to get ahead at work: parents. RVC& TRC: Discovery Programs will develop new curriculum to offer at TRC WS for our CG140:Selected Topics in Science and Technology. Will recruit from BF and MO students as well as DE students at all three campuses.
Enrollment Services Objective 1
Design an online end of term grading application for use by faculty. The new system will be available for testing at the end of summer term 2005 and available for faculty use at the end of fall term 2005.
Financial Aid Objective 2
The Finanical Aid Office will conduct a variety of informational workshops open to students and the community, both on and off campus, wherein we inform current and prospective students of aid opportunties and application processes.
High School Outreach Objective 1
High School Outreach Department will work with all three campus management teams on coordinating high school outreach activities in an effort to have a comprehensive plan for recruitment of high school students to enroll at RCC in 2+2 classes, take college classes while still in high school, and on post secondary enrollment.
SBDC Objective 2
The SBDC will expand offerings in Jackson County at the Riverside and Table Rock Campuses.
SBDC Objective 3
The SBDC will develop at least five new courses to be offered at the SBDC in Josephine County.
SBDC Objective 5
RCC SBDC (in conjunction with other BCWD departments) will work with College Services to redesign registration for non-credit students.
Student Employment Objective 3
During the 05-06 academic year, increase enrollment in Skills Training by 4 FTE.
Support Services (Disability Services) Objective 1
Expand community outreach to ensure equal access to individuals with disabilities.
TRIO/SSS Objective 1
Successfully serve 171 eligible students in 2005-2006.
TRIO/EOC Objective 1
TRIO/EOC will recruit 1000 participants who are low income and first generation. They will be assisted with enrollment procedures and financial aid applications. 50% of the participants will apply for enrollement in post- secondary education. Approximately 95% of those will enroll at RCC
Rogue Central Objective 1
Assist Financial Aid with improvement of the Smart Verification form and creation of SMart FAIR to reduce excessive requests for information from students resulting in faster processing times and expedition of student awards.
Rogue Central Objective 4
Update, simplify, and organize Rogue Central Master Forms file to increase efficiency.
1.2 Improve services to the diverse local communities.
Redwood Campus Objective 4
RWC will actively foster and expand offerings to new student target audiences.
Riverside Campus Objective 5
Embracing the Best in Everyone. Openness to cultural diversity is a hallmark of RCC's Riverside Campus. In 2005-06, the Riverside campus will expand a coordinated outreach and service program to meet the learning needs of the Hispanic community.
Riverside Campus Objective 6
TRIO EOC Will recruit 1,000 low income and first generation participants. They will be assisted with enrollment procedures and financial aid applications. At least 50% of the participants will enroll in post secondary education. Of those, approximately 95% will enroll in RCC.
President's Office Objective 1
Track and guide overall campus & department performance on advancement of the "4 Keys"
Facilities Objective 2
Facilities personnel are committed to providing quality service to all those that visit our campuses. To do so requires efficient operational work areas. Our goal, to effectively serve our customers, is to design and implement modifications to our existing buildings and our future home at Table Rock that will provide modern streamlined bases of operation with sufficient storage to meet the ongoing and immediate demands of the college community.
Information Technology - Help Desk Objective 1
Install Deep Freeze on all student computers and those for public use by end of 2005-06.
Information Technology - Instructional Computer Services Objective 1
Implement automated tracker system to measure FTE in student labs at satellite locations.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 1
1. Continue to develop and promote a positive immediately recognized institutional identity (brand) for RCC. Action item: Conduct market research of what materials work most effectively and what looks resonate with various target audiences. Action item: Boost efforts to get college-wide buy-in of marketing plan and Marketing Department processes by disseminating information internally to all staff about how marketing department works, its services, publication and graphics standards. Action item: Complete new style guide for the RCC “look,” signage, theme, colors, rules, etc., to be updated annually. Action item: Work closely with executive deans and campus leadership teams to identify and meet their marketing needs.
ABE/GED Objective 3
The RVC ABE Department will collaborate with The Job Council, Rogue Valley Community Development Corporation and area school districts to implement the Youth Build grant in Medford.
Business Technology Objective 3
Develop a minimum of four to six new distributed delivery classes during the 2005-2006 school year (subject to funding). We would like to develop the following courses: BT102-Introduction to Supervision-Doreen Wood; BT115- Editing and Proofreading-Doreen Wood; BT100-10-Key-B.C. Lamb; BA206-Management Fundamentals-Randy Wade; and ECON115-Introduction to Economics-Mike Torguson.
Community Education Objective 1
RCC Community Ed will offer five new youth courses college-wide.
Community Education Objective 3
RVC Community Ed will increase outreach to the Hispanic community by growth of at least four classes.
Computer Science Objective 2
Increase enrollment in computer science offerings: Continue to work with high schools to attract students into our programs by working with the high school programs to assure a smoother transition. Increase enrollment in the networking programs: Phase I will involve bringing all the core networking courses into a web/hybrid format. Phase II will involve working with other departments to make the full degree available on- line, as well as bringing our lower level courses on-line if they aren’t already. Package courses into Focus Awards: Many students are not seeking full college degrees, but are looking to update job skills. Giving them something to demonstrate their mastery would be beneficial.
Workforce Training Objective 2
RCC Workforce Training will identify and develop four new interactive trainings through distributed learning technologies.
Developmental Education Objective 3
Offer one new IP video section to be offered in Fall, Winter, and Spring terms 05-06 and design one modular class to be ready for delivery by Summer 2006.
Developmental Education Objective 5
Establish a DE advisory board and meet at least one time before the end of Spring 2006.
Early Childhood Education Objective 2
Objective 2: Offer a class for Spanish-speaking students in early childhood education. Marta Ibarra has agreed to teach a class in Spanish for the winter term. Objective 3: Continue outreach to SOU ECE students and Kerby ECE students by offering IP Video classes to those sites over IP Video. Summer term has a course linked to Kerby. Fall, Winter, and Spring Terms will have courses linked to Kerby and SOU. Objective 4: Collaborate with the Job Council and RCC Community Education to link workshop completion to ECE course equivalencies in order to recruit more students into the program. Linda Blower from RCC Community Education and Rene Wold from the Job Council will work to identify further opportunities for workshops to be added to our Pathways to Professionalism program. Infant/Toddler Workshops will be equivalent to ECE 250 Infant/Toddler Environments. Health and Safety Workshops will be equivalent to ECE 126 B. Any other Job Council workshops will be reviewed to see if they can be equivalent to other courses.
Electronics Objective 3
Identify curriculum offerings, delivery methods, and emerging technologies to reflect future student and industry needs in four growth areas. • Electronics Security • Robotics • Microwave and Telecommunication Applications • Alternative Energy
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 2
Incorporate modular 2-day certification courses into the paramedic course schedule, and also offer those courses to other paramedics in the community to make the classes more cost-effective for the program. These courses will include Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and possibly Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS).
Fire Science Objective 2
Pursue increased delivery through distance learning options.
Foreign Language Objective 2
Develop a study-abroad program to Italy which will appeal to the students who are enrolled in Community Education courses in Italian (and other populations in the Rogue Valley). Many of the current Community Education students of Italian are senior citizens and non-traditional students.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 1
Establish a Wellness Assessment protocol for students and staff who wish to take a closer look at their fitness and wellness levels with or without benefit of registering for an HPER class. Responsibility: Rhonda Misner Budget implications: minimal. $300/year Timeline: Wellness Lab open by December 2005.
Human Development Objective 1
Create a parenting track, or set of courses, to support current students and Head Start parents.
Humanities Objective 1
1. Effective fall term, the Humanities department will implement the Education Testing Service’s (ETS) computer-graded writing test, replacing our current Writing Proficiency Exam with the computer-graded exam and adapting our timelines and policies for WR 121 and WR 115 with regards to the WPE.
Industrial Welding Objective 2
2. Build FTE: (A.) Continue to support the RCC/GPHS Metals program partnership while offering RCC welding courses on the GPHS campus. (B.) Establish an active recruiting system with all area high schools (Jackson & Josephine Counties) to bring in additional students to the RCC welding program. and (C.) Offer additional welding course sections in Jackson County using the EPHS facility.
Massage Therapy Objective 3
Increase Continued Education offerings and guest speakers.
Mathematics Objective 1
Goal 1 The Mathematics Department will ensure student success by providing ongoing support and training opportunities for full and part-time faculty to achieve teaching excellence for all levels of the mathematics curriculum in order to maintain quality of instruction. Objective 1a The Mathematics Department will provide pedagogical training opportunities and encourage full and part-time faculty to participate in training sessions. Objective 1b The Mathematics Department will implement measures to improve retention in the Developmental Math courses. Objective 2 The department will continue to advertise on the Math Department web site and encourage qualified part-time instructors to apply. Interviews will be held with qualified applicants and references checked prior to hiring. Objective 3a Research the feasibility of developing curricula involving alternate delivery methods (ie.: web courses, distributed learning, recitation, IP Video & Starboard, etc.) for transfer level math courses (Mth105, Mth111, Mth112, and Mth256).
Science Objective 2
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 1: The science department will work with the RWC and RVC leadership as needed to develop a preliminary plan for science expansion to best determine: A. Locations B. Nature of Expansion 1. Labs 2. Lecture 3. Faculty Offices Measurement: Science faculty will participate as members of the Facilities Committee, participate in other facilities planning as needed or permitted, create a written plan for expansion. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 2: The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 3: The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 4: The science department will continue to: A. Improve use of our student outcomes rubric; B. Evaluate the and improve the rubric itself; C. Evaluate rubric data to determine student’s success in achieving outcomes and investigate possible improvement in instruction. Measurement: Rubrics forms and notes on rubric/student discussion and decisions. DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 5: The science department will continue to improve lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemical hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialists will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committees.
Library Objective 4
Establish a Library advisory Committee on each campus.
Counseling Objective 1
Target high school graduates.
Counseling Objective 2
SOS training and implementation.
Counseling Objective 3
Personal retention counseling.
Counseling Objective 4
OR+Advising+Financial Aid workshops.
Counseling Objective 5
Give credit for/offer to more populations.
Counseling Objective 6
AAOT Transfer Outreach.
Counseling Objective 12
Implement Mel's mentoring program to retain students.
Discovery Programs Objective 1
RVC: Bright Futures and Transiciones work to increase outreach to Hispanic and non-traditional potential students. Coordinator and staff to participate in Hispanic Interagency Group and Hispanic Academic Outreach Committees monthly.
Enrollment Services Objective 3
Design and document procedures for evaluation of classes from education institutions that are not regionally accredited by the end of 2006 academic year.
High School Outreach Objective 3
High School Outreach will work with communities of interest to develop new and resourceful partnerships and programs with high schools and agencies serving youth.
Student Employment Objective 5
Expand Skills Training services targeting veterans populations through the VA Domicially and Veterans Affairs.
Student Life Objective 3
The Student Life Department will work with faculty and staff across departments on campus to investigate and improve retention strategies, specifically with non-traditional students.
Support Services (Disability Services) Objective 3
Department will assist TRC planning team for effective program access during developmental phase of first year of operations, including support services staff coverage to serve TRC students with disabilities.
TRIO/SSS Objective 2
Seventy-six percent of the 171 students in 2005/06 cohort will be retained adn persist toweards their academic goals.
Rogue Central Objective 2
Assist financial Aid with creation of an in-house online loan counseling program to decrease the number of duplicate application attempts by students.
Rogue Central Objective 3
Format Rogue Central forms for inclusion in the RCC website to increase student/staff access and decrease process time.
Rogue Central Objective 5
Collaborate with Self Support to customize registration process to accommodate the various Self Support programs.
1.3 Increase the student base by fostering a supportive learning environment.
Redwood Campus Objective 6
RWC will improve and increase student success and retention.
Riverside Campus Objective 1
It's the Life! Through social and service activities, Riverside Campus builds upon the unique individual gifts of students. In 2005-06, we will strengthen existing campus-wide student signature events and expand student club membership by 10%, particularly in the area of professional/technical support groups.
Table Rock Campus Objective 3
Provide ready access to library resources, tutoring assistance and research/class materials in a comfortable setting using traditional as well as high technology delivery methods, demonstrated by integration with the Phoenix Center and distributed learning including tutoring, library research/references, and interactive video classrooms and conferences.
Table Rock Campus Objective 4
Provide technical support by using best available technology and advanced delivery systems that emulate current college-wide standards including RogueNet applications, ubiquitous wireless connectivity, state of the art digital distribution, and interactive video.
Purchasing/District Objective 1
Purchasing department will strive to keep updated on furnishing trends / products that help foster a better learning environment
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 2
Nursing Department Objective 1.3: Build FTE through retention of in-program students. Action plan: Mentor transition or re-entry students by partnering them with another successful program student. Focus on better transition to testing processes. Inform transitioning students of funding resources e.g. Job Council. Outcome measure: Compare attrition in ’05-’06 with ’04-’05 and ’03-’04. This departmental objective supports the First RCC Key “Build FTE” and Objective 1.3 “Increase the student base by fostering a supportive learning environment.”
Art Objective 1
The Art Department will seek to enhance the learning experience by obtaining adequate studio/lab/ gallery space at Riverside campus and adequate studio/lab space at Redwood campus.
Business Technology Objective 4
In conjunction with the High School Outreach Program, expand our capacity to reach out to the community in recruiting and educating potential students regarding the professional-technical and transfer programs offered by the Business Technology Department.
Computer Science Objective 3
Increase enrollment in computer science offerings: Promote programming skills through other CS department offerings: Working with Java script in the html courses can lead to interest in Java programming. Increase enrollment in the networking programs: Phase I will involve bringing all the core networking courses into a web/hybrid format. Phase II will involve working with other departments to make the full degree available on- line, as well as bringing our lower level courses on-line if they aren’t already. Package courses into Focus Awards: Many students are not seeking full college degrees, but are looking to update job skills. Giving them something to demonstrate their mastery would be beneficial.
Construction Technology Objective 2
Increase department FTE by 5% by offering additional credit and non-credit courses and increasing enrollment in existing courses.
Developmental Education Objective 1
Increase FTE in the Tutoring Centers by 5%.
Developmental Education Objective 2
Develop a comprehensive evaluation tool for the tutoring centers and pilot by Spring 2006.
Developmental Education Objective 4
Increase by 10% the number of staff engaged in professional development activities.
Diesel Technology Objective 1
Move department into Table Rock Campus and ready to teach fall term classes with as little disruption to the students as possible.
Early Childhood Education Objective 3
Objective 4: Collaborate with the Job Council and RCC Community Education to link workshop completion to ECE course equivalencies in order to recruit more students into the program. Linda Blower from RCC Community Education and Rene Wold from the Job Council will work to identify further opportunities for workshops to be added to our Pathways to Professionalism program. Infant/Toddler Workshops will be equivalent to ECE 250 Infant/Toddler Environments. Health and Safety Workshops will be equivalent to ECE 126 B. Any other Job Council workshops will be reviewed to see if they can be equivalent to other courses.
Electronics Objective 4
Complete the development of two web-based courses to support an online Electronics and PC Microprocessor Systems Technician Certificates. • EET116 PC Electronics II • EET131 Digital Fundamentals II
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 6
Research and develop new clinical and internship sites for paramedic students.
Fire Science Objective 3
Improve comunications and liaison with high schools to improve student recruitment.
Foreign Language Objective 3
Slow the pace of Spanish 101 somewhat to see if it will stem some of the attrition that occurs between 101 and 102.
Massage Therapy Objective 1
Purchase instruction the following equipment and implement the projection equipment into the classroom learning. Shiatsu mats, more baby dolls, Touch for Health interactive software, anatomy dissection tapes, clipboards, body maintenance video, reflecology charts and an easel of other holder to utilize the large flip charts.
Mathematics Objective 2
Goal 1 The Mathematics Department will ensure student success by providing ongoing support and training opportunities for full and part-time faculty to achieve teaching excellence for all levels of the mathematics curriculum in order to maintain quality of instruction. Objective 1a The Mathematics Department will provide pedagogical training opportunities and encourage full and part-time faculty to participate in training sessions.
Science Objective 3
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 3: The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 9
Provide an "attractive and convenient" schedule for our core classes, while considering all variables.
Library Objective 1
Upgrade the student technology in the Wiseman Library to meet current college standards, including: computers with sound and storage capability; wi-fi; color printing; laptops for hands-on research instruction
Counseling Objective 8
Host a "College Day".
Counseling Objective 9
How to "Go to College" through community ed for juniors & seniors.
Discovery Programs Objective 2
RVC: Oregon Leadership Institute: Hispanic program for college students to mentor high school students will increase visibility and expand in scope by becoming a Discovery Program. Program will serve 10-15 college students and 20- 30 high school students FWS terms. RWC and RVC: Discovery Programs will continue it's yearly marketing plan with 5-6 agency/public presentations each term in each county, along with quarterly newsletter, PSA's and articles about student success in each major valley newspaper.
Enrollment Services Objective 2
Train staff on the use/interpretation of degree audits from the new audit system during summer term 2005. Impliment the degree audit system for use by students in fall term 2005.
High School Outreach Objective 2
High School Outreach will work closely with college services, student development council, and academic training council to create a strong infrastructure of support and user-friendly systems, for dual enrollment programs for high school students such as 2+2 early college credit, and SB300 Expanded Options Program to be easily accessible to students, parents, and high school staff.
Office of Diversity Objective 1
RWC Office of Diversity will offer at least one co curricular activity per term which enhances the learning objective of one or more instructional classes
Student Life Objective 1
In order to track student club membership, a sign-up system will be implemented and database created to track the increased involvement
Student Life Objective 2
Through a database tracking system, campus-wide events/activities will be tracked
Support Services (Disability Services) Objective 2
Increase awareness and acceptance of those with disabilities.
Apprenticeship Objective 1
TRC Apprenticeship will build trainers for two to three apprenticeship committees.
Apprenticeship Objective 3
TRC Apprenticeship will present current education and employment information to campus counselors and instructors to assist potential apprentices in entering a trade-related apprenticeship program.
Second Key: Build the Foundation
The RCC Foundation is a community-based initiative committed to the needs of learners. Recognizing the Foundation’s value to the College and region, RCC will:
2.1 Work with the Foundation to increase its endowment.
Redwood Campus Objective 10
TRIO EOC Will continue to work with the "Treasures of Summer" fund raising event to increase funding for scholarships.
Riverside Campus Objective 7
TRIO EOC will continue to work with with the "Treasurs of Summer" event to raise funds for the scholarship fund.
Discovery Programs Objective 9
RVC & RWC: Discovery Programs will celebrate it's 20th Anniversary in 05-06. Main event being planned will have a scholarship raising component to it. DP will work with the foundation to help develop this idea.
TRIO/EOC Objective 2
TRIO/EOC will continue work with the "Treasures of Summer" or other fund raisers to increase the funds for scholarships.
2.2 Build partnerships in local communities.
President's Office Objective 2
Explore the possibility of formatting H Building units into one team effort. Combine President's Office, Foundation, and Marketing and Community Relations into one cohesive team.
Automotive Objective 3
Partnerships will be developed with the local automotive industry for continuing education and training as well as placement of students for CWE and jobs upon graduation.
Community Education Objective 5
RCC Community Ed will offer five courses in collaboration with credit or other agencies (for example: Student Services, Art, PE, The Job Council).
Community Education Objective 6
RCC Community Ed will offer three senior-related events or activities.
Workforce Training Objective 3
RCC Workforce Training will pilot joint efforts to deliver four new or current courses in formats that best serve employers and employees.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 3
As a newly formed Training Center for the American Heart Association, RCC HPER will develop and maintain protocol and practices within the college and with the community to foster growth and good community relations. Responsibility: Rhonda Misner Budget: $2,000 per year Timeline: All form/documents inplace by Spring, 2006.
Massage Therapy Objective 5
Encourage community activities and new CWE sites to enhance community relations and employment opportunities for graduates.
Science Objective 4
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 3: The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
Counseling Objective 10
Build partnerships with businesses through advising * build bridges with businesses such as BS degree * Partner with Karen Dughi's idea of businesses who "pre-pay"
Counseling Objective 11
Host Counseling Department Open House
Counseling Objective 20
Build better partnerships with local mental health agencies.
High School Outreach Objective 7
High School Outreach will work with area high schools and the RCC foundation to make sure there are scholarships available to students from every high school to attend Rogue Community College.
2.3 Improve awareness of the Foundation’s role.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 2
2. Work with RCC Foundation to improve community awareness of foundation's role. Action item: Work closely with foundation executive director to develop strategic plan for marketing foundation. Action item: Design and produce marketing materials and Web presence for foundation. Action item: Support foundation's media relations by writing and disseminating press releases.
Discovery Programs Objective 3
RVC: Discovery Programs will teach 35-60 students during FWS terms about how to apply for scholarships through RCC Foundation and other sources.
Third Key: Build Revenue
In order to provide excellent, low-cost, efficiently managed education to the community, RCC seeks an income base using a variety of funding sources. To achieve this key, RCC will:
3.1 Pursue alternative funding sources.
Redwood Campus Objective 3
RWC will continue to expand self support opportunities for course and program offerings.
Bookstore Objective 2
Establish bookstore at TRC that is cost efficient while providing needed services to students. This new bookstore will create new revenue source with a net profit by June 06.
Cafeteria Objective 2
The Redwood campus cafeteria will establish an espresso business in the current cafeteria area to increase revenues and help reduce its dependence on other funding. This will be implemented by Fall 05.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 3
3. Assist in promoting and the successful passage of a Josephine County bond measure in 2005. Action item: Work closely with president, RWC executive dean, and RWC leadership team to develop strategy for successful campaign. Action item: Develop and provide background and informational materials to media.
Workforce Training Objective 4
RCC Workforce Training will pursue grant or partner funding to strengthen or develop four training opportunities college-wide.
Fire Science Objective 4
Continue to pursue grants and donations to improve Fire Science equipment inventory.
Humanities Objective 5
5. The Humanities department will expand the International Education program at the college, working to develop additional opportunities for overseas study.
Industrial Welding Objective 1
1. Build Revenue: RCC Welding Certifications are internal, with all proceeds to go directly to the college. Target amount is 100 certifications or $10,000 as revenue in support of the welding program.
Massage Therapy Objective 4
Continue grant work to attain fudning for CWE at assisted living facilities.
Counseling Objective 13
Charge for Placement Tests, $10-$20 - all students/subsets of students (e.g. math department)
Discovery Programs Objective 4
RVC & RWC: Discovery Programs will seek large, multiple year statewide grant as part of Oregon Women Work! 501(c)3 member organization to develop leadership/service learning activities for 20-50 students WS terms.
High School Outreach Objective 4
High School Outreach will pursue grants that will promote a stronger connection and program development with high schools.
Student Employment Objective 4
During the 05-06 academic year, generate $14,000 in self-support revenue through On-the-Job Evaluation, utilizing referrals from our target markets-- Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Veterans Affairs,The Job Council, the Employment Department--as well as from Counseling and other RCC departments.
Support Services (Disability Services) Objective 4
Research and identify new funding sources to supplement current funding of educational testing scholarship.
3.2 Strengthen partnerships with agencies and institutions.
Redwood Campus Objective 2
RWC will expand partnerships with business, industry, and employers for credit/noncredit.
Riverside Campus Objective 4
Hello Neighbor. Riverside Campus sees itself as a contributor to a revitalized downtown Medford. Through regularly-scheduled participation in civic improvement groups, support for downtown projects, and involvement with our campus advisory committee, we will continue to build our good image with the local community.
Table Rock Campus Objective 5
Market the high tech facilities at Table Rock Campus to the public around college activities, and expand relationships with business and industry through collaboration by contracted training utilizing existing programs and facilities at Table Rock Campus, including large multimedia rooms and interactive video.
President's Office Objective 3
The President's Office will help establish, support development of, and move forward "signature concepts" for each campus.
ABE/GED Objective 4
The ABE at TRC will increase revenue by building attendance of 16-20 year olds, thereby increasing ADM reimbursement through high school partnerships.
ABE/GED Objective 5
The ABE Department will continue to focus on building skills of low level readers, and building the skills of the ABE staff in teaching reading. A core group of staff from both counties will participate in the state Reading Initiative through workshops and retreats sponsored by OCCWD.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 3
Nursing Department Objective 3: Collaborate with interested parties statewide to increase PN educational opportunities and PN graduates in Oregon. Action plan: Continue to strengthen current program. Work with CCHAP and others to determine statewide interest in LPN Education Summit and in LPN education and role. Explain possibility of new direction to OCAP partners and PN faculty to serve as consultants as interest arises and as funding is available. Outcome measure: Determine if, by the end of spring 2006, a PN Education Summit occurred, and whether the PN faculty have served as consultants to at least one educational institution in order to enhance or promote increased PN education in Oregon. This departmental objective supports RCC Objective 3.2.
Automotive Objective 4
Through active, focused recruiting, the Automotive Department will build partnerships with high schools and agencies to specifically target new student populations. Our efforts are aimed at high school students and the female population being assisted by agencies. In specific, the high schools will provide the revenue with which to run the courses for the high school students. We will also connect with various agencies to determine how we can help the female population. Person responsible: Chris Simper Timeline: 2005- 2006
Construction Technology Objective 4
Add a subject area or expand an existing subject area and articulate that curriculum with a four-year university.
Criminal Justice Objective 1
Obtain feedback from Criminal Justice students and agency representatives to serve as baseline information in the planning and development of Criminal Justice programs at the College.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 5
Increase involvement of Emergency Physicians from the community in the teaching of paramedic classes.
Fire Science Objective 5
Continue to build partnerships with local fire service organizations for pooling and sharing resources and equipment.
Science Objective 5
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE 3: The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
Instructional Media Objective 2
The Media department will establish a formal partnership with the Southern Oregon ESD to collaborate and share resources in the following areas: IP Video Network WebCT hosting and licensure Educational Access Television
Counseling Objective 14
Offer Career changers/retirees workshops via Human Development.
Discovery Programs Objective 5
RVC: Bright Futures will continue exploring collaborations with local criminal justice organizations to find grant to support transition services to probation and parole clients before they attend RCC. Will seek to garner FTE and recoup staff costs in grant provisions.
High School Outreach Objective 5
High School Outreach will facilitate communities-of-interest to meet, discuss, and create action plans for deepening the high school/community college connection for students and staff of all agencies and institutions.
SBDC Objective 1
The SBDC will expand partnership with the Illinois Valley Community Development Organization (IVCDO) to build relationships with Illinois Valley businesses and to expand course offerings.
3.3 Improve student access to funding resources.
Diesel Technology Objective 4
Work with industry and industry groups to increase scholarships, employment and assistance in completing the students' education.
Discovery Programs Objective 6
RVC & RWC: Discovery Programs Advisory Boards and programs will raise yearly scholarship dollars for established RCC Foundation scholarships through donations and fundraisers, $500/county.
Financial Aid Objective 1
The Financial Aid Office will investigate alternative student loan options for those with recent prior balances or excess need after Title IV financial assistance has been exhasted. We will continue to promote scholarships, both internal and external, through Scholarship Central.
Fourth Key: Manage Resources and Expenses
Rogue Community College is a trust held by its Board and employees on behalf of the people of Southern Oregon. To assure that these assets will be passed on to future generations, RCC will:
4.1 Align priorities and expenditures to ensure quality programs and services.
Redwood Campus Objective 5
RWC will complete the RWC Master Campus Plan and proposal for bond levy in Fall 2006.
College Services Objective 1
College Services is committed to providing dependable, timely, accurate service and meeting the planned and unplanned needs of the RCC family. College Services staff will continue the goal of acknowledging within two working days all requests for assistance from the campus community for most college services. Further, College Services will direct each department within its purview to continue establishment of baselines for optimum response time for each major function.
Purchasing/District Objective 2
Purchasing will continue to review all expenditures and make suggestions towards consolidating purchases as well as seek alternate vendors in order to gain the best pricing. When needed Purchasing will obtain competitive quotes in order to remain confident that the college is getting the best product for the best price.
Bookstore Objective 1
Establish a bookstore at TRC to provide services to students and staff who are located at TRC. This bookstore will be fully operational by Fall 05.
Bookstore Objective 3
Work with RVC management team to set up a plan to either relocate the RVC bookstore to another location with more square footage or expand existing area. Timeline for a plan of action would be by January 06.
Bookstore Objective 4
Set up a Point-of-sale system at Redwood, Riverside, and Tablerock bookstores by June 30, 2006.
Business Services Objective 1
The Budget and Financial Services Office will continue making a strong effort to get the AR system reconciled and develop a process to generate an accurate aging for the Accounts Receivable. This will ensure that the accounts receivable, which is an asset of the college, will be more accurately and efficiently managed in the future. This will allow the college to potentially collect debt owed more quickly and ensure that any overdue debt will be sent to collection in a timelier manner resulting in money in hand much quicker. The aging will be completed by December 2005.
Business Services Objective 2
The Budget and Financial Services Office will change collection agencies in 2004-05 and will make a concerted effort to increase the level of collection efforts. With the use of the new collection agencies, who will perform more aggressively than those used in the past, RCC will be able to recoup a larger portion of tuition owed which will generate revenue that would otherwise not be collected. Outstanding accounts from fall term 2006 will be submitted to the new collection agency.
Business Services Objective 3
The Budget and Financial Services Office will apply for and strive to acquire the GFOA Award for 2005-06. This award is given in recognition of the accuracy and presentation of the college’s financial statements. By applying for and achieving this award, it insures that RCC is doing all it can do to ensure that its financial records are as accurate and understandable as they can be. It motivates the staff to strive for better accuracy and efficiency which will benefit the underlying goal of the college.
Cafeteria Objective 1
Reduce the overall 2004-05 cafeteria loss by 25% in the new 2005-06 fiscal year by June 2006.
Human Resources Objective 1
Human Resources will provide training on how to utilize and locate HR resources (i.e. forms, policies/procedures, appropriate contacts, etc).
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 4
4. Balance Marketing Department workload and resources with college needs. Action item: Develop and implement processes, timelines, and priorities that facilitate coordination of projects and result in meeting deadlines. Action item: Explore restoration of production assistant staff member
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 4
Nursing Department Objective 4: Develop and implement a plan to integrate all levels of simulation (task trainers, mid-fidelity, and high-fidelity simulation) across all departmental programs. Action plan: Utilize EWTF grant funds this summer for F-T nursing faculty planning work toward integration of simulation throughout nursing program. Explore availability of grant funds to pay for both F-T PN Program instructors to spend approximately 10 days each this fall developing plan for integration of all levels of simulation across PN Program. Apply for Perkins and/or Non- Computer Technology funds and purchase at least one mid-fidelity simulation manikin (e.g. Vital Sim Nursing Anne) for the PN Program and one for the ADN Program. NA coordinator will work with Department Head and other faculty to determine appropriate level of simulation for NA students. Outcome measure: By fall/winter terms, plan in place for utilization of simulation by all ADN and PN students during 05/06. Instructor comparison of student confidence and competence in live clinical before and after integration of simulation implemented. This departmental objective supports the 4th RCC Key and Objective 4.1.
Art Objective 5
The art department will use the Art Works community initiative (coming out of Josephine County) to determine needs of the business and community members. This community driven program will supplement and enhance existing course work as well as provide a valuable link to the community and their needs. This may include the addition (replacement) of a full-time faculty position to improve the full-time/part-time instructional ratio and insure a high quality of instruction.
Automotive Objective 2
A new full-time instructor is needed to enable the program to handle the increase in additional students both from our high school collaboration and through our new continuing education in industry training.
Business Technology Objective 1
Provide training for part-time faculty to ensure quality of instruction and continuity of course delivery/content.
Construction Technology Objective 3
Develop a system for tracking graduates that will provide placement data, feedback on program learning objectives, and input on program planning.
Developmental Education Objective 6
RVC and RWC testing centers will cross-train classified employees for testing center and tech lab responsibilities by January 2006.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 3
Develop improved application forms and process for EMT Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic student selection.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 4
Organize storage, tracking and replacement of supplies and equipment used in EMT classroom labs.
Fire Science Objective 6
Continue to use good fiscal management practices to maximize course delivery and student support.
Humanities Objective 4
4. The Humanities department will work throughout the year to develop and upgrade the Theater Arts performance space in H bldg, on the Riverside Campus, and to participate actively in the development of the Medford campus with an eye toward Humanities, Foreign Languages, and Theater Arts offerings.
Mathematics Objective 4
Goal 4 Achieve equity in mathematics personnel ratios (full-time to part- time) in both counties. Objective 4a. Pursue funding and authorization of three additional full-time math faculty positions at RVC, one additional full-time math faculty at RWC, and one new full-time faculty position at TRC.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 7
Obtain a full-time position in Sociology/Anthropology.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 8
Obtain a full-time (replacement) teaching position for Human Services/Psychology.
GED Testing Objective 1
By the end of Fall Term 2005, an on-line GED registration procedure will be ready for pilot testing.
Counseling Objective 16
Assign advisors by orientation/major.
Counseling Objective 17
Better Use of technology/training; on-going Resources with accountability.
Counseling Objective 18
Analyze effectiveness of postcards.
Counseling Objective 19
Do more student contact by web letters to Academic Warning linked with Report Cards(students accessing online).
4.2 Pursue a stable funding base.
Riverside Campus Objective 2
Shooting for the stars. Riverside Campus is committed to retaining and graduating its students. Through an improved master schedule and proactive advising, Riverside seeks to increase the number of students transferring from both Basic Skills Programs to college credit classes and from RVC to SOU (or other institutions of higher education) by 3% over previous year levels.
President's Office Objective 4
With the help of our partners, the President's Office will be proactive in creating educational policy for state funding while also finding ways to connect with federal officials.
Electronics Objective 2
Identify and develop two additional resources for maintaining test equipment needs through partnerships in industry and/or grant funding opportunities.
4.3 Nurture the college’s human and material resources.
Redwood Campus Objective 8
RWC will continue to develop and improve the internal campus community organization and communication.
Riverside Campus Objective 3
Kind 'n Nice. Riverside Campus aims to be a friendly, helpful place. Faculty and staff will continue to go the extra mile in making students and community feel welcome on campus. Our goal is to increase our student satsifaction measure of "campus friendliness" by 3% over the 2004-05 baseline.
Table Rock Campus Objective 6
Develop and produce targeted marketing materials to support Table Rock Campus programs and services in conjunction with Community Relations.
College Services Objective 2
College Services recognizes the essential role of its staff and desires to assist individuals and the college community to maintain health, wellness, and professional growth. College Services will require that supervisors review professional growth goals and any plans with all classified staff members, with the long-term objective of providing educational, training, and wellness opportunities to those employees who may wish to fulfull growth plans.
College Services Objective 3
College Services is dedicated to providing and enhancing the learning environment for students. Therefore, College Services continued to be charged with maintaining grounds and facilities, providing wired and wireless computer connectivity, and enhancing safety and security.
College Services Objective 4
College Services recognizes the important role of managers and continues to seek to meet their need for professional growth through trainings, materials, and examples. Therefore, College Services will continue to provide all managers with at least one professional growth opportunity per year.
Purchasing/District Objective 3
Purchasing will ensure that the college obtains the best value for its dollar while adhering to the guidelines set forward in the ORS (Oregon Revised Statutes), OAR (Oregon Administrative Rules) and CCRP (Community College Rules of Procurement).
Cafeteria Objective 3
Have students trained on the equipment of the cafeteria's new espresso business so they can use their new skills out in the workplace. This training will take place each term beginning Fall 05 for students who want to work in the cafeteria's new espresso area.
Facilities Objective 1
Improve service to the college, each campus, and the surrounding communities by creating a plan that will effectively address the facilities use/ rental needs of groups both internal and external to the college. Evaluate facilities use procedure currently in practice in order to create this plan.
Facilities Objective 3
To improve inter-departmental communications by implementing a daily communications file available to all departmental staff to convey information between shifts as well as locations.
Human Resources Objective 2
Human Resources will provide training for management and classified staff on the Classified Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Human Resources Objective 3
Human Resources will conduct an all employee orientation updating current employees with the employment and benefit information that is currently given to new employees.
Art Objective 2
The art department will seek to obtain a coordinator position for the campus where the department head is not primarily quartered to ensure supervision of student workers and interaction with other departments, community partnerships, and high school outreach recruitment.
Community Education Objective 2
RCC Community Ed will pilot at least two new marketing approaches college-wide during 2005-06.
Developmental Education Objective 4
Increase by 10% the number of staff engaged in professional development activities.
Diesel Technology Objective 3
Continue instructor education and upgrading to match A.S.E., E.P.A., and industry changing standards.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 4
Complete HPER staff manual and blood borne pathogen protocol for employees.
Mathematics Objective 5
Goal 4 Achieve equity in mathematics personnel ratios (full-time to part- time) in both counties. Objective 4a. Pursue funding and authorization of three additional full-time math faculty positions at RVC, one additional full-time math faculty at RWC, and one new full-time faculty position at TRC.
Instructional Media Objective 4
Through Title III funding the Media deparment will develop and sponsor a variety of training activities for faculty who are interested in using Distributed Learning technology.
Counseling Objective 15
Offer "How to go to College" via Community Ed for high school juniors and seniors
Discovery Programs Objective 7
RVC & RWC: Discovery Programs will hold two strategic planning retreats in fall and spring to ensure support of staff for idea generation and team building.
High School Outreach Objective 6
High School Outreach will utilize the talents and enthusiasm of all RCC staff who have expressed an interest in working with high school students, and institutions. There will be many opportunities for professional development, sharing expertise, and pure idea generation on how RCC can improve our high school-community college relationship.
SBDC Objective 4
The SBDC will update and reorganize its library organization.
Student Employment Objective 1
Expand Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) services available on the SES website to include access to forms, FAQs, email links, and CWE procedures.
Student Employment Objective 2
Continue to improve SES website by improving links and updating and adding to job search materials and resources.
Apprenticeship Objective 2
TRC Apprenticeship will locate instructors for two apprenticeship programs.