Project CHESS

Collaborative for Hispanics in Higher Education & Student Success

FLC Program Chairs

Beginning Fall 2020, the Faculty Learning CIRCLE Program will select four FLC Program Chairs from its 2019-2020 cohort of participants.

The application to fill FLC Chair positions will be open June 19, 2020 and will be conducted via a nomination process. All faculty participants of the FLC program will be invited to nominate their colleages and/or themselves for positions. The form will close 11:59 PM PDT on Friday, July 24, 2020.

To complete the nomination form, click here.


Requirements for Position

  • Must have completed the year-long FLC program (2019-2020)
  • Be a full time, tenure track faculty member
  • Experience coordinating teams and/or collaborative efforts


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend the FLC 2020-2021 Program meetings January 8, 2021 and May 19, 2021.
  • Work with Project Directors to create two professional development sessions (October 2020 and March 2021) for FLC participants to reconvene and discuss progress on redesign prior to January and May reconvenings.
  • Facilitate division/department presentations and consult with faculty colleagues about culturally responsive pedagogical practices for course redesign that informs equity minded practices and policies.
  • Meet with department chairs from your division, as well as other divisions, to promote engagement in the year-long FLC program, as well as facilitate the development of smaller departmental FLCs.
  • Engage faculty colleagues in discussions about high impact practices that can be used in course redesign and institutionalized within, and across, academic departments on your campus.
  • Lead colleagues to develop and implement new culturally responsive practices and initiatives
  • Work cross institutionally to develop collaboration and mentorship that will continue through year-round communication. Mentor and share experiences and best practices with faculty colleagues.
  • Utilization of online course learning systems (Canvas and Blackboard) and team communication software (Slack, Drop Box, Google Drive, and Zoom) for maintaining materials, cross-institutional communication, and the development of shared resources.
  • Support the recruitment and selection process of the 2021-2022 FLC cohort in collaboration with Project Directors.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from Project Evaluator and/or Project Directors for surveys, focus groups, and any other data or evaluation inquiries.
  • Cross-institutional bi-monthly and monthly institutional meetings with Project Directors to provide a status update and to discuss the coordination of activities and development trainings.