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Standing Committees


Academic Advising Committee

Purpose:

To review, evaluate, and make recommendations to the appropriate administrative officer concerning academic advising needs; to recognize needs of the students, faculty, and staff; to recommend changes in the advising system that will encourage retention, graduation, and/or transferring; and to coordinate advising and registration efforts with the faculty and staff.

Membership:

  • Program Director for Health & Science
  • Department Chair from Arts & Science
  • Distance Learning Coordinator
  • 1 faculty member each from:
    • Applied/Industrial Technology
    • Arts/Science
    • Business/Technology
    • Developmental Studies instructor
  • 1 staff member each from:
    • Admissions and Counseling or Registrar
    • Student Services
  • 1 SGA member

Report To:

Dean of Associate Degree Programs

Buildings and Grounds Committee

Purpose:

To provide recommendations that reflect the needs, tastes, and desires of all college employees, students, and visitors in buildings and grounds appearances, ergonomics, cleanliness, and security; to review issues such as the naming of buildings, building utilization, numbering of rooms, traffic flow, seasonal decorations, health and safety concerns, new building location and design, fire codes and drills, emergency plans, and desirable and undesirable wildlife; to forward any issues concerning the Cleveland Center, Arboretum of Johnston Community College, or the Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center to respective Trustee advisory committees; and to coordinate recommendations with the Trustee Buildings and Grounds Committee.

Membership:

  • 1 representative from Housekeeping
  • 1 representative from Maintenance staff
  • 1 faculty member each from:
    • Applied/Industrial Tech
    • Arts/Sciences
    • Continuing Education
    • Business/Technology
  • 2 staff members
  • 2 SGA members

Report To:

Dean of Administration, Fiscal, and Personnel Services

Business Continuity and Recovery Committee

Purpose:

The purpose of this committee is to gather information and to provide guidance to the College as a whole in the area of Business Continuity. These are plans required by the System Office, and they must be revisited each year. The membership will work within each Division to develop and update plans for the departments and the College so that JCC is prepared to handle and recover from emergency situations. This Committee is tasked with the development of an original Business Continuity Plan by March 2007 for inclusion in the upcoming planning cycle and with the updating of this plan on an annual basis.

Membership:

  • Director of Maintenance
  • Director of Grounds and Housekeeping
  • Safety Officer
  • Director of Network Services
  • Representative from Administrative Services
  • 1 Faculty Member
  • Representative from Continuing Education
  • Representative from Institutional Advancement
  • Representative from Information Technology
  • Representative from Student Services

Report To:

Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness

Curriculum Committee

Purpose:

To review, evaluate and make recommendations to the appropriate administrative officer and the Administrative Council concerning total program offerings of the institution (curriculum and non-curriculum) and on other academic matters including instructional methodology and resources, the campus bookstore, curriculum content, technology-based instruction, and continuing education.

Membership:

  • 1 representative each from:
    • Arts/Sciences
    • Business/Technology
    • Continuing Education
  • Faculty:
    • 1 from Applied/Industrial Technology
    • 1 from Arts/Sciences
    • 1 from Business/Technology
    • 1 from Health Sciences
  • 1 representative from Admissions and Counseling
  • Health & Emergency Representative
  • Basic Skills Representative
  • Business & Industry Services Representative

Report To:

  • Appropriate Dean
    • Dean of Curriculum Programs
    • Dean of Continuing Education

Subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee

Subcommittee Name:

Distance Learning Advisory Group

Purpose:

To review, evaluate and make recommendations to the Curriculum Committee concerning the delivery, evaluation, support, and overall management of Technology-Based Instruction as an instructional delivery method for approved curriculum and continuing education offerings.

Report To:

Curriculum Committee

Distance Learning Committee

Purpose:

To review, evaluate, and make recommendations to the appropriate administrative officer and the Administrative Council concerning the delivery, evaluation, assurance or comparability, support, and overall management of technology-based instruction and distance learning offerings for approved curriculum and continuing education programs.

Membership:

  • Representatives as follows:
    • Dean of Information Technology
    • Network Services Director
    • Distance Learning Coordinator
    • Admissions Director
  • Faculty as follows:
    • Department Chair, Arts and Science
    • 1 distance learning faculty from Arts/Science
    • 1 distance learning faculty from Business Technology
    • 1 distance learning faculty from Continuing Education

Report to:

  • Dean of Curriculum Programs
  • Dean of Information Technology

Enrollment Management and Disabilities Committee

Purpose:

To research, plan, and coordinate college-wide actions and activities related to student enrollment and success at the college; to recommend recruitment and admission practices for students; to recommend registration practices, including orientation, counseling, and advising, consistent with student and college needs; to evaluate and recommend an overall program to support the retention of students, involving faculty and administration, including academic testing and developmental skills; to identify and review programs that provide financial services and scholarships to students; and to monitor graduation rates and career planning and placement opportunities.  To assist the Services for Students with Disabilities(SSD)/Special Populations Office in ensuring that the College is in compliance with the intent and spirit of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to persons with disabilities; to assist with the recommendation of writing of policy and procedures for the SSD/Special Populations Office; to advise/assist in the provision of services and accommodations to persons with disabilities; to participate in the planning of in-service training on disability issues and programs for staff, faculty, and students.

Membership:

  • 1 faculty member each from:
    • The Greenhouse Program
    • Developmental Studies
    • Business/Technology
  • 1 representative each from:
    • The Registrar’s office
    • Continuing Education
    • SGA
    • Financial Aid
    • The Business Office
    • JobLink/Career Development
    • Information Technology
  • Counselor/Disability Services Coordinator
  • Coordinator/Student Recruitment

Report to:

Dean of Student Services

Subcommittee of the Enrollment Management and Disabilities Committee

Subcommittee Name:

Scholarship Subcommittee

Purpose:

To select and recommend students to receive scholarships, to help identify new sources of scholarship funds, to help communicate the availability of scholarships to students

Report to:

Enrollment Management Committee

Global Education and Diversity Committee

Purpose:

To develop the annual Global Education Plan of Johnston Community College and to monitor the implementation of the plan; to review the College diversity plan annually and make recommendations for modification; to help insure delivery of programs and services that respond to the diversity within the college and community, while encouraging an appreciation of this diversity; and to provide a source of intellectual vitality to the college by supplementing its academic offerings with a broad range of high quality activities that blend the cultural aspects of traditional and non-traditional populations and the international environment, customs, issues, business, and industry.

Membership:

  • 1 faculty each from:
    • Applied/Industrial Technology
    • Arts/Science
    • Business/Technology
  • 1 staff member each from:
    • Academic Skills Center
    • Student Services
  • 1 representative each from Continuing Education
  • 1 additional member
  • A Senior Administrator
  • Industries Services Director
  • 2 SGA members
  • Hispanic/Latino Coordinator

Report To:

Dean of Student Services

Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Purpose:

To give guidance to the Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness; and to evaluate the College's planning process each year and make suggestions for revision.

Membership:

  • A minimum of 3 members of the Administrative Council
  • Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Student Support Services Director/Representative
  • Faculty:
    • 1 from Arts/Sciences
    • 1 from Business/Technology
    • 2 from Applied/Industrial Technology (at least one of which, from off campus)
  • 1 representative each from:
    • Continuing Education
    • Student Services
    • Business Office
    • Information Technology

Report To:

Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness

Learning Resource Center Committee

Purpose:

To review and evaluate the LRC’s capabilities and needs to meet the requirements set by SACS and other accrediting agencies; to serve as a liaison between the faculty and library staff in recommending acquisitions and methods for integrating LRC programs with academic activities at the College to increase use by faculty, staff, and students; to advise the LRC Director on matters of general LRC policies; to encourage the involvement of the Johnston Community College’s faculty, students, and resources in local history projects and programs in cooperation with other interested community organizations and individuals; and to promote cultural and artistic programs and a forum for public issues.

Membership:

  • 1 representative each from:
    • Continuing Education
    • SGA
    • Learning Resource Center
  • 1 faculty member each from:
    • Applied/Industrial Technology
    • Arts/Sciences
    • Business/Technology
    • Audio-Visual Technician

Report to:

Dean of Information Technology

Marketing and Communications Committee

Purpose:

To provide collaborative support to Johnston Community College, through its Institutional Advancement Division, in efforts to promote activities, programs and accomplishments of the College to the community and its various publics consistent with the College’s mission and the Division’s purpose: assist in identifying potential marketing opportunities; review and offer advice on institutional/operational policies and issues; assist in determining the impact and effectiveness of formal marketing and communications efforts; and serve as liaison to and from respective divisions and constituencies, facilitating shared communications on projects and activities of mutual interest and college-wide significance.

Membership:

  • Director, Small Business Center
  • Director, Community Services & Self-Supporting Programs
  • Business & Industry/Director, Workforce Development Center
  • Chair, Applied/Industrial Technology
  • Chair, Arts & Sciences
  • Chair, Business & Technology
  • Chair, Health Sciences
  • Chair, Academic Enrichment Services
  • Associate Director, Performing Arts
  • Manager, Publications & Advertising
  • Director of Web Services & Online Marketing
  • Coordinator, Student Recruitment
  • SGA Representative
  • Faculty Association Representative
  • Staff Association Representative

Reports to:

Dean of Institutional Advancement/Executive Director, College Foundation

Personnel Committee

Purpose:

To assist in administrating and monitoring the Affirmative Action Plan; to review and recommend personnel policies and procedures which enhance employee performance; to assure employee problems or complaints are considered rapidly, fairly, and without fear of reprisal pursuant to the Grievance and Appeals Policy; to study and screen potential and/or new changes to existing employee benefits; to review and recommend changes in the JCC Personnel Manual in accordance with college policy; to coordinate the social activities of the employees; and to identify the types of recognition appropriate for the college family.

Membership:

  • 1 representative from Student Services
  • 2 representatives from the faculty
  • 1 representative from the Continuing Education faculty
  • Director of Human Resources
  • 1 representative from Facilities or Maintenance
  • 1 representative from Continuing Education
  • 1 representative from Information Technology
  • 1 representative from the staff
  • 1 representative from the Faculty Association
  • 1 representative from the Staff Association

Report To:

Dean of Administrative, Fiscal and Personnel Services

Safety and Health Committee

Purpose:

To assist the College Safety Officer in all areas of risk management such as hazardous waste, blood borne pathogens, industrial/public safety, vehicle safety, safety education, and accident prevention, etc. and to help ensure that the College provides permanent facilities which are accessible, functional, flexible, and appropriately maintained. To promote safety and health consciousness throughout the campus and help coordinate the College’s wellness program; to assist the College Safety Officer to conduct regular inspections of all facilities, equipment and operations, special inspections in response to specific complaints and prompt emergency inspections in imminent danger situations; to review the investigation of campus accidents and to make recommendations, including suggestions for corrective actions that promote campus safety and security and ensure a safe and healthy campus environment; to make recommendations on the development and administration of an ongoing program of safety, environmental health, and emergency procedures training; to assist the development and/or revision of College safety and health plans as warranted.

Membership:

  • 1 faculty representative each from:
    • Applied/Industrial Technology
    • Arts/Sciences
    • Business/Technology
  • 1 representative from Continuing Education
  • Director of Maintenance or representative
  • Fire Services Training Director
  • 1 EMS Clinical Coordinator
  • 1 representative from Purchasing
  • Chemical Hygiene Representative
  • 1 faculty member from Law Enforcement
  • 1 representative from Information Technology
  • Safety Officer

Report to:

Dean of Administrative, Fiscal and Personnel Services

Student Advisory Committee

Purpose:

To assist in development and conduct of student activities that establishes meaningful interactions among students, faculty, and the administration. These activities shall include; but not be limited to; sports activities, social events, student clubs, and the SGA.

Membership:

  • 1 representative from Student Services
  • President of the SGA
  • Student Activities Coordinator
  • 2 SGA members
  • 2 faculty members
  • 1 representative from staff

Report To:

Dean of Student Services

Student Disciplinary Committee

Purpose:

To hear matters brought before the committee, on appeal, regarding violations of the student code of conduct.  To safeguard the rights and privileges afforded to all students; to ensure that fundamental principles of due process are recognized and followed; to provide an administrative process through which students can seek resolutions to complaints and grievances.

Membership:

(appointed by the college president)

  • 1 Administrator (chair)
  • 3 Faculty/Staff
  • 3 SGA Members (appointed by SGA and the college president)

Report To:

Dean of Student Services

Technology Committee

Purpose:

To develop, recommend, and update a Campus Technology Plan which will address comprehensive systems and software support to students, faculty, and staff; to assist in planning for optimum utilization of existing and future computer resources from a systems and user perspective; to provide a forum for the discussion of technology issues and disseminate information throughout the College.

Membership:

  • Distance Learning Coordinator
  • Systems Administrator
  • 1 SGA representative
  • 1 faculty member each from: (Faculty should range from novice to advanced users)
    • Business/Technology
    • Applied/Industrial Technology
    • Arts & Sciences
  • 1 representative each from:
    • Continuing Education
    • Learning Resource Center
    • Student Services

Report To:

Dean of Information Technology

Subcommittee of the Technology Committee

Subcommittee Name:

Computer Operations Advisory Group

Purpose:

To serve as liaison between Information Technology and technology users; to participate in the planning for the implementation of systems and applications that impact the campus community; and to communicate the needs of technology users to the Information Technology Department.

Report to:

Technology Committee

 
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