2016-2017 Faculty Handbook

Program Manager Duties/Responsibilities


  1. Communicate with students concerning program, course offerings and curriculum changes
  2. Communicate with students who are not currently enrolled in classes
  3. Review transfer student records
  4. Approve course substitutions
  5. Meet with students as needed
  6. Identify students' progress toward program certificates.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Oversee curriculum
  2. Research and prepare curriculum changes as needed to meet state requirements, certification requirements, and community needs.
  3. Submit and present curriculum changes to curriculum committee
  4. Communicate with faculty on updating course numbering
  5. Serve as liaison with bookstore personnel on book orders and issues related to the program.

Program Review:

  1. Prepare Program Report
  2. Present Program Review to President's Staff
  3. Implement Objectives
  4. Be responsible for reporting progress of objectives.

Advisory Committee Meetings:

  1. Identify/recruit advisory committee members
  2. Facilitate advisory committee meetings at least once each semester, including agenda items and minutes.

Recruitment, Retention and Completion:

  1. Contact students (Program Concentrators) on retention and completion of their A.S. or Certificate programs
  2. Encourage students to acquire industry certifications.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. In addition to course and institutional student learning outcomes, program managers facilitate and document Perkins-related Performance Measures and Learning Outcomes
  2. Facilitate course-level learning outcomes
  3. Facilitate program-level learning outcomes
  4. Facilitate college-wide learning outcomes
  5. Maintain documentation of learning outcomes using WEAVE.

Maintain Program Information:

Update program information (course offerings, industry certifications, etc.) in/on the following:

  1. Catalog
  2. Website
  3. Flyers


  1. Coordinate with other campuses on course/faculty needs
  2. Schedule program courses for all instructors/adjuncts.


  1. Identify appropriate classes for e-Learning
  2. Continually evaluate e-Learning classes to ensure appropriate delivery methodology.

Adjunct Oversight:

  1. Recruit adjuncts
  2. Assist adjuncts with classroom management and course preparation/material
  3. Conduct Adjunct Performance Observations and review student evaluations.

Lab Resources:

  1. Coordinate with adjunct and full-time faculty to identify hardware and software needs
  2. Coordinate with computer services to ensure labs have appropriate hardware and software needed.