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LDR261 - Leadership, Citizenship & Professionalism in a Community College
Catalog Description: This course will engage participants in the identification and refinement of the knowledge and skills necessary to the nurturing of a student-centered community college work environment that promotes integrity, professionalism, high standards of service, and unity-of-purpose. Sample topics to be covered include: the functions and services of a college; student and employee interaction; expectations of external stakeholders; service processes across departments; and current social, political, and economic issues in higher education. Sample skills developed or reinforced include: communicating effectively across constituencies; building and empowering teams; formal and informal collaboration; self-management; and organizational interdependence. Curriculum will include coverage of key institutional policies and procedures; selected policies and procedures from the State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED); the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE) Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation; and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Competencies for Community College Leaders.