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Chabot College Unit Plan, Part III(a) Unit Plan: Full-Time Faculty/Adjunct Staffing Request(s) [Acct. Category 1000] Unit: Ma ss Co mm u ni ca t io ns R a d io a n d Te le vi s io n Br oa d ca s ti ng Division or Area to Which You Report: S c ho ol o f th e A rts ( fo rme rl y k n ow n a s A rts a nd H uma nit ie s) Author(s) of this Unit Plan: C ha d Ma r k G le n Date: Ma r ch 23 , 2 0 1 0 Audience: Faculty Prioritization Committee and Administration Purpose: Providing explanation and justification for new and replacement positions for full-time faculty and adjuncts Instructions: Please justify the need for your request. Be sure to include reference to Goals/Objectives from Part II, and Strategic Planning Priorities. Please cite any evidence or data to support your request, including enrollment management data (EM Summary by Term) for the most recent three years, student success data (EM Success report), and any other pertinent information. For EM data, go to http://help/EMC/ (from on campus—college intranet). If you have not worked with EM data previously, seek assistance from your division dean or CEMC rep. 1. Number of new faculty requested in this discipline: __0___ 2. Rationale for your proposal. Include such things as enrollment, persistence, FT/PT faculty ratios, SLO assessment results, external accreditation demands, etc. Anything that led you to request this position should be included. There is currently not a need to add full-time or adjunct faculty. 3. Statements about the alignment with the strategic plan and program review are required. Indicate here any information from advisory committees or outside accreditation reviews that is pertinent to the proposal. Not Applicable. Chabot College Unit Plan, Part III(b) Unit Plan: Classified Staffing Request(s) [Acct. Category 2000] Unit: Ma ss Co mm u ni ca t io ns R a d io a n d Te le vi s io n Br oa d ca s ti ng Division or Area to Which You Report: S c ho ol o f th e A rts ( fo rme rl y k n ow n a s A rts a nd H uma nit ie s) Author(s) of this Unit Plan: C ha d Ma r k G le n Date: Ma r ch 23 , 2 0 1 0 Audience: Administrative Staff Purpose: Providing explanation and justification for new and replacement positions for full-time and part-time regular (permanent) classified positions (New, augmented and replacement positions) Instructions: Please justify the need for your request. Be sure to include reference to Goals/Objectives from Part II, and Strategic Planning Priorities. Please cite any evidence or data to support your request. If this position is categorically funded, include and designate the funding source of new categorically-funded position where continuation is contingent upon available funding. Justifications should include rationale for requesting the position. Rationale should include specific reference to, where necessary and appropriate: 1. Rationale for your proposal. Please include the rationale from your program review and unit plan. Rationale should include things such as student learning and service area data and outcomes, difficulty in serving students, health and safety concerns and/or any other information that speaks to the criteria listed previously. RE P L A C EM EN T R AD I O S TA F F P OS IT IO N The KCRH 89.9 FM radio station has been licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) since April 10, 1981. There was a full-time Classified Radio Technician working for the MCOM department until March 29, 2002. The position became vacant when the Radio Technician left to work in commercial radio. This governmental regulatory agency mandates that licensed stations operate safely. As a college, safety is a priority along with providing students access to vocational programs like the radio studios. Without a full-time staff member it would be almost negligent for this to continue and has almost debilitated the program. It has taken an enormous amount of volunteer time from the full-time and part-time faculty teaching the MCOM 9, 40, 44, 50, 58 and 59 classes. This takes time away from other important duties these faculty need to perform. We have periodically been able to have a part-time Instructional Assistant work at the radio station. This has been funded by VTEA and other one-time monies that will run out this semester. We have been generating revenue by selling underwriting spots and participating in a non-profit car donation program. The funds generated are being used to pay for supplies, equipment maintenance, repairs and replacement needs. As the revenue stream increases, the income could be used to help offset the cost of hiring an Instructional Assistant. Chabot College Unit Plan, Part III(b) It is imperative to have a reliably funded Instructional Assistant for the radio program. The work load for this job is at the level of a full-time position. In light of the present budget crisis, we are hoping that this position will be funded at least as a part-time regular (permanent) classified position at 28 hours per week. S AMP L E D UT I ES AN D R ES P O NS IB IL I TI E S Oversee daily operation of KCRH Interpret and enforce Federal Communications Commission regulations, KCRH and Chabot College policies and procedures Report any wrong doing at the station Insure proper and safe use of all learning and laboratory equipment Report all unsafe or irregular conditions Install, maintain and update equipment Ensure KCRH equipment is running properly, Perform routine operating checks, preventative maintenance and trouble shoots any problems Keep station clean and organized Provide guidance in on-air performance Direct and coordinate all departments at KCRH Implement KCRH programming plans and activities o build KCRH program play list on NexGen automation computer o set on-air and show production schedules Liaison to KCRH staff and General Manager o plan and coordinate KCRH events Outreach liaison with o Chabot College o high schools o community Assist Instructors of MCOM 9, 44, 50, 58 and 59 Tutors and helps out students o in the operation of KCRH o on station equipment o on implementation of on-air procedures o provide guidance on internships and entry level positions Gives oral observational lab “quizzes” Evaluates individual student projects under supervision of the instructors Chabot College Unit Plan, Part III(b) Listens to air checks and provide feedback to on-air DJ’s Makes sure KCRH is streaming online Updates policies and procedures in KCRH handbook Maintains and updates files Organizes and maintains inventory records databases, and the security of all equipment, supplies, and documents Types up weekly MCOM 58/59 student staff meeting agenda Edits MCOM 58/59 minutes RE P L A C EM EN T T V S T AF F P OS IT IO N There were two full-time Instructional Television Technician positions that were eliminated in Spring 2006 and the employees moved into other positions in order to save an estimated $143,820. We had a temporary part-time Instructional Assistant at the television station. We have had to pursue and fight for the unreliable funding to pay for this “position.” We have been generating income by renting the television studios for productions. The funds generated from rentals are being used to pay for supplies and equipment maintenance and repairs. As the revenue stream increases, the income can be used to help offset the cost of the Television Instructional Assistant position. The city of Hayward, through the Comcast franchise fees, has commit funds for utilization of the TV studio by the community. Without a full-time Television Technician/Instructional Assistant it will be difficult to generate revenue and fulfill the Public Access portions of our agreement which the city of Hayward stimulates. It is crucial to instruction and to generating operating funds that we hire a Television Technician/Instructional Assistant, as a consistently funded full-time regular (permanent) classified position. The work load for this job is at the level of 1.5 full-time positions. Safely operating the station and providing students with access to the TV studios and tutoring without a fulltime staff member has hurt enrollments and the MCOM program. It has taken an enormous amount of volunteer time from the full- time and part-time faculty teaching the MCOM 9, 44, 60, 61, 69 TV classes. This impacts their work, taking time away from other important duties these faculty need to perform. The workload distribution unfairly causes faculty to perform Classified support staff duties in addition to their teaching and professional responsibilities. S AMP L E D UT I ES AN D R ES P O NS IB IL I TI E S o Assisting in the TV station during all MCOM, Film, and Theater Arts classes, o Assisting students during labs, o Providing in-studio and field productions to the campus community and our service area, o Scheduling programming on our Comcast Cable KCTH-TV Channel 27, o Loading shows on the video server, o Soliciting underwriting and TV studio rental business, Chabot College Unit Plan, Part III(b) o Overseeing TV studio rentals, community and customer relations, o Maintaining, repairing, calibrating and aligning equipment, o Making recommendations on equipment needs and acquisitions. P RO G RA M MAT I C I M P AC T Hazardous/unsafe instructional and laboratory facilities, Reduction in enrollment since access to the radio and TV studios would be reduced without staffing, Diminished success rates as a result of not have staff available for tutoring, Decline in revenue generated from underwriting since we won’t have staff at the stations to take care of it. (continued in next section) 2. Statements about the alignment with the strategic plan and program review are required. Indicate here any information from advisory committees or outside accreditation reviews that is pertinent to the proposal. Unable to continue to fulfill the following 2009 – 2012 Institutional Strategic Plans, Goals, Strategies and Objectives, such as: o A1- increasing awareness of programs in the community, o A2- Outreach, o A3- Promoting on high school campuses, o A4- Providing instructional delivery on radio and TV, o B2- Provide internships and career awareness, o B4- Difficulty in many aspects of SLOs development and assessment, o C1 & C2 - Unable to initiate experiential learning opportunities with local media companies, o C3 & C4- Faculty needing to do the work of classified staff, in addition to their teaching, reduces the opportunity for college and community activities. Will be unable to take on the initiatives in our Program Reviews to improve the program and reach the goals the dept. set.
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