Demonstrate relentless commitment to academic achievement of all students.
Foster collegiality and team building among staff; encourage their active involvement in the decision-making process.
Communicate and promote expectation for high-level performance from staff and students; hold staff and students accountable for high performance; recognize excellence and achievement.
Articulate a clear direction for all students and staff; articulate a positive image of the school and school personnel.
Provide overall leadership, direction, advocacy, communication, coordination, and assessment of the academic unit as a whole, and of the sub- units (departments and/or programs) within it.
Establish and maintain a cooperative, collegial work climate which enhances communication, trust, and productivity of and among faculty and administrative, secretarial staffs and students.
Work cooperatively in establishing and monitoring a budget which enhances and supports the mission of the academic unit and sub-units.
Monitoring will include allocating funds to sub-units and transmitting recommended budgetary transfers among sub-units.
Ensure that procedures established and applied fundamentally protect and enhance the unit's academic integrity, focusing the core functions on its essential, academic mission.
Coordinate and ensure that all necessary and relevant activities and duties ensure proper unit accreditation.
Responsible for developing a coherent, realistic strategic plan which advances the mission of the academic unit as a whole, and which ties the unit's mission with the mission of the school and school wide priorities.