The administrators of the College are responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and directing the total operation of the College in order to assist the students, faculty, and staff in their efforts to reach the educational goals of the College and carry out the overall mission of the College. Administrators must operate within the parameters of established policy, state and federal law, and negotiated master agreements.
The College administration must demonstrate leadership in the process of planning, decision-making, and communications. They will plan, implement, and evaluate the College's program. The College's administration will provide liaison between the College staff, the community, the public, as well as various stakeholders.
The details of College operation are the responsibility of the President and his/her staff to be reported to and reviewed by the Board as Board policy provides.Approved: August 26, 1996
(SN: The President's qualifications, duties and term of office are prescribed by statute.)
The President is the chief executive officer of the College and has responsibility for the management and general supervision of all personnel, programs, facilities, and operations undertaken by the College.
The President, at his/her discretion, may delegate to other College personnel the exercise and/or discharge of any powers or any duties delegated to the President by Board policy or by vote of the Board. The delegation of power or duty, however, does not relieve the President of responsibility for any action taken.
The President is the chief executive officer of the College and is the Board's official link with the operating organization. The Board will instruct the President through written policies, the President's job description, and the delegation and/or implementation of specific authorities delegated to the President. Only decisions of the Board acting as a body are binding upon the President.
The President has the full authority to conduct the operations of the College as authorized by law and in accordance with the policies, mission, and goals adopted by the Board. Additionally, the Board of Trustees delegates authority to the President to do the following:
LEGAL REF: MCL 389.124
The Board of Trustees will evaluate the President on an annual basis. Criteria for the evaluation will be established by the Board with the assistance of the President.
The Board will review the evaluation with the President in a closed or open session, at the option of the President. In case an interpretation of written comments may be needed, the Board Chairperson may seek additional clarification from individual Board members.
The President's evaluation will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
The evaluation instrument will be on file in the President's office.Approved: Tabled 8/26/96