Role of Designated Evaluator

The Designated Evaluator assists and monitors the faculty member’s development of and progress of the Professional Improvement Plan.

The Designated Evaluator:

  • Explains the College’s professional improvement standards as they relate to requirements for employment, promotion and tenure.
  • Directs the faculty member to the PIRT BlackBoard site for guidelines, templates and example PIPs.
  • Directs the faculty member to his/her PIRT Team coach.
  • Interacts with the faculty member about the plan, and encourages a discussion of the plan within the department/program at a department/program meeting, or by posting to the department/program folder.
  • Assists faculty member in aligning the PIP with COCC’s internal communities (college, department, program) to promote professional growth within the context of college goals/mission/vision.
  • Monitors the deadline for filing the plan.
  • Receives a copy of the completed PIP from the faculty member.
  • Notes progress on the Professional Improvement Plan as a comment on the faculty member’s Annual Report of Activities.

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