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Abbreviations

  • AC = Assessment Council
  • CCSS = Campus & Community Student Services
  • C&M = Communications & Marketing
  • FSA = Fraternity & Sorority Affairs
  • IT = Information Technology
  • NSP = New Student Programs
  • ODOS = Office of the Dean of Students
  • OSCR = Office for Student Conflict Resolution
  • PD = Professional Development
  • SAC = Student Assistance Center
  • SLS = Student Legal Services
  • TU = Tenant Union
  • TC = Testing Center
  • VSSS = Veteran Student Support Services

Initiative Status

  • Planning
  • Implementing
  • Measuring/Evaluating
  • Outcome Available

Outcome Result

  • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
  • Meets Expected Outcomes
  • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

Select an objective below to view initiatives, status, metrics, and outcomes if available.

Goal 1

Foster scholarship, collaboration, discovery, and innovation

CCSS Initiative 1 CCSS will expand its collaborative programming with campus and community partners by 10% in FY 16

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the number of new collaborations in the annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

C&M Initiative 1 C&M will collaborate and innovate with Student Affairs units and other committees/units across campus in developing communication, design, and marketing efforts

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the activities and accomplishments by FY 18 in annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

IT Initiative 1 ODOS IT will standardize Lync office #s to support groups, and unit calendars/conference room calendars to AD groups across our units by FY16

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the projects accomplished in the annual report

NSP Initiative 1 NSP will reward staff by supporting conference attendance and giving public acknowledgement for conducting research, seeking continuing education, or participating in some form of innovation advancing the field of First Year

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the rationale and number of staff attending conferences in the annual report

OSCR Initiative 1 OSCR will develop a certification process to increase the number of employees trained to serve as advocates for complainants and respondents in sexual misconduct cases by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of employees trained or detail the certification process in FY 18 annual report

PD Initiative 1 ODOS will increase the number of Cross Training Internships to two by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of Cross Training Internships in FY 18
  • Learning Outcome 1: Participants will exercise/learn at least one new skill by the end of the internship
    • Metric: Participant will complete a satisfaction survey
  • Learning Outcome 2: Participants will understand how to accomplish a new duty/project in another unit
    • Metric: Supervising staff member will document through performance evaluations

SAC Initiative 1 ODOS will host its first "Thank You Reception" for faculty and staff partners who have been positive collaborators in our work assisting students Fall 2015

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the reception, number of participants, and units represented
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SAC Initiative 2 SAC will host three “BIT Outreach” presentations in an effort to foster collaboration between faculty and ODOS striving to manage distressed and distressing students in the campus community by FY 17

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of presentations, number of participants, and units they represent

SLS Initiative 1 SLS will expand the number of LLM/711 students to three by FY 18

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the number of LLM/711 students in FY 18
  • Learning Outcome 1: LLM/711 students will learn how the American judicial system operates
    • Metric: Supervising attorney will document through performance evaluations
    • Outcome:
      • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
      • Meets Expected Outcomes
      • Exceeds Expected Outcomes
  • Learning Outcome 2: LLM/711 students will learn how to consult with American clients
    • Metric: Supervising attorney will document through performance evaluations and document that student worked 50 hours
    • Outcome:
      • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
      • Meets Expected Outcomes
      • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SLS Initiative 2 SLS will collaborate with the Career Center, the Office of Financial Aid, and Money Smart to provide educational programs regarding student loan repayment issues

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the number of collaborative educational efforts germane to student loan repayment issues in the annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SLS Initiative 3 By FY18, each attorney will provide evidence that s/he has either published an article germane to Student Legal Service, the legal profession or has taught or co-presented continuing legal education materials that are accredited by the profession

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document that each SLS attorney has a professional development plan and has published or presented sufficient to maintain continuing educational credits
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

TU Initiative 1 Tenant Union will build more collaborative and educational relationships with the community at large, landlords, and/or management companies

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of TU collaborative relationships

VSSS Initiative 1 VSSS will create an orientation and peer mentoring program emphasizing campus collaboration and discovery for FY 16

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document results of the program in the annual report

PD Initiative 2 PD committee will develop a recognition and reward mechanism for scholarship, collaboration and innovation by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the mechanism in the annual report

AC Initiative 1 AC will assist all ODOS units to create student learning outcomes to document the efficacy of our services or programs for students by the end of FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document learning outcomes in the annual report

AC Initiative 2 AC will assist all ODOS units to enhance one specific student service or program per year through evidence-based assessment

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of assessments submitted to the division of Student Affairs Assessment Inventory

FSA Initiative 1 FSA will create an assessment agenda, implement it, and analyze data that identifies FSA’s impact on the student experience, student learning and skill development

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document and report the number of assessment projects, number/percentage/diversity of students participating in these projects, and the number of ways the results of these projects are disseminated

IT Initiative 1 IT will conduct a staff survey to gauge interest on training in collaborative technologies like Box, Webtools, Google Docs, SharePoint, Wikis, then develop and present at least two workshops in these tools by FY17

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document and summarize evaluations from the two workshops in the annual report

TU Initiative 2 The TU will incorporate more online technology to better serve students and track utilization of services (specifically: use swipe technology, provide complaint records online, provide all brochures and annual reports on their website, translate website into two languages, create teaching videos and tools, and send landlords their official complaints via email)

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document number of swipes, progress of providing complaint records online and sent to landlords, translation of website, and creation of videos

Goal 2

Provide transformative learning experiences

C&M & IT Initiative 2 ODOS will hire at least one student and provide hands-on experience working with diverse students, staff, projects, and technical skills through the IT and/or the C&M units

  • Status: Planning
  • Metric: Performance evaluation and work output

NSP Initiative 2 NSP will create a theory to practice curriculum for its Graduate Assistants that connects their classroom experience with learning outcomes from work responsibilities, new initiatives, and other duties as assigned

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Performance evaluation, observation, and dialogue with professional staff about correlation between theory and practice

OSCR Initiative 2 OSCR will collaborate with academic colleagues to develop an academic integrity seminar by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of students expected to enroll, enrolled, or matriculated in the seminar in the FY 18 annual report

PD Initiative 3 Learning outcomes for current assistantships will be developed and assessed

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document that learning outcomes are developed in FY18 annual report
  • Learning Outcome 3: Students will know the primary services of all ODOS units
    • Metric: Students will identify units in a pre/post-test during their orientation
    • Metric: Students will be asked to recall units they collaborated with and their primary services during their performance evaluation

TU Initiative 3 TU will develop a curriculum that guides their educational workshops/presentations

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document curriculum in annual report
  • Learning Outcome 1: Students will develop critical thinking, attention to detail and transferrable life skills after they are taught tenant rights and responsibilities
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey
  • Learning Outcome 2: Students will develop roommate and landlord conflict resolution strategies in addition to negotiation tactics
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey

TU Initiative 4 TU will provide housing counseling, advocacy and education to students who seek assistance via walk-in, programming, phone and email

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document number of students seeking assistance in tracking information in the annual report
  • Learning Outcome 3: Students will be able to review leasing contracts and recognize problematic lease clauses
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey
  • Learning Outcome 4: Students will be able to articulate relevant City of Champaign and Urbana codes and ordinances
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey
  • Learning Outcome 5: Students will be knowledgeable about landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey
  • Learning Outcome 6: Students will know where to seek resolution to housing issues when necessary
    • Metric: Document with the student satisfaction survey

AC Initiative 3 AC will document all of the learning outcomes developed for each unit in ODOS by the end of FY 18. At least 50% of these learning outcomes will also be measured or metrics will be in place to measure them

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Results of measured outcomes and/or planned metrics will be documented in the annual report

SAC Initiative 3 Develop the current assessment of SAC learning outcomes with main focus on increasing the response rate

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Summarize results of outcomes and document response rate in the FY 16 annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SLS Initiative 4 Student Legal Services will provide quality legal advice and counseling to students regarding their legal rights and responsibilities, with students having knowledge or direction for the practical and ethical legal decisions that need to be made

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Students represented in a legal matter will receive a satisfaction survey to document learning outcomes
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SLS Initiative 5 Student Legal Services will continue to provide sufficient qualified staff to resolve matters in court or through negotiation/settlement of student legal issues in a timely and ethical manner

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Students represented in a legal matter will receive a satisfaction survey to document learning outcomes
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

SLS Initiative 6 Student Legal Services will develop a systematic method for making attorney referrals or other referrals where the student issue is outside the parameters of the program or competency of the staff by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Referrals will be documented in the FY 18 annual report

TC Initiative 1 TC will develop student employee learning outcomes by FY 18

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the outcomes in employee performance evaluations
  • Learning Outcome 1: Student employees will learn active listening skills by interacting with test takers
    • Metric: Document through employee performance evaluations
    • Outcome:
      • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
      • Meets Expected Outcomes
      • Exceeds Expected Outcomes
  • Learning Outcome 2: Student employees will learn to be observant by monitoring test takers
    • Metric: Document through employee performance evaluations
    • Outcome:
      • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
      • Meets Expected Outcomes
      • Exceeds Expected Outcomes
  • Learning Outcome 3: Student employees will understand workplace expectations such as timeliness, politeness, office procedures, attention to detail and appropriate dress
    • Metric: Document through employee performance evaluations
    • Outcome:
      • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
      • Meets Expected Outcomes
      • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

NSP Initiative 3 NSP will develop a cross-cultural training experience for NSP student leaders to improve their multi-cultural competency

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document learning outcomes based on a pre/post test

Goal 3

Make a significant and visible community impact

IT Initiative 3 IT will set professional development goals for all DS consultants

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Documentation of successful completion of certification(s) or MIS courses by FY 18

OSCR Initiative 3 OSCR will collaborate with ODOS to host a regional training on sexual misconduct response by FY 18

  • Status: Planning
  • Metric: Document the number of attendees and report summary of evaluations in the FY 18 annual report

PD Initiative 4 Continue to enhance and make more robust professional development workshops

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of professional development workshops every semester, develop an evaluation, and note the number of staff in attendance in the annual report
  • Learning Outcome 5: Staff will learn about one new issue, skill, or strategy
    • Metric: Self-reported change identified through workshop evaluations

PD Initiative 5 Support and reward staff participation in professional associations

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of staff participating in professional associations leadership positions in professional associations, presentations given at professional associations and request their yearly dues be paid

TU Initiative 5 TU will engage in continual training and provide professional development opportunities for its staff

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of staff retreats, bi-weekly staff meetings, trainings, and national conferences attended by TU staff

VSSS Initiative 2 VSSS will create a comprehensive staff training experience for its peer educators/lounge monitors

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the efficacy of the training in the annual report

VSSS Initiative 3 VSSS will create an electronic survey to assess its students' needs, its program's learning outcomes for students, and its students' overall satisfaction in FY 16

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the results of the survey in the annual report

CCSS Initiative 2 CCSS will develop program evaluations and review student learning outcomes. In addition, safety preventative education will continue to be a focus.

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document outcomes in the annual report

C&M Initiative 3 C&M will collect stories from all ODOS units for dissemination to stakeholders

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Development of a story submission mechanism and document how those stories and to whom they were disseminated to by FY 18

SAC Initiative 4 SAC will initiate a "Coffee and Conversation" series for faculty focused on furthering their understanding of our work and the ways in which we can collaborate as we support students by FY 16

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of series meetings, the number of participants, and their affiliations in FY 16 annual report

TU Initiative 6 TU will increase the unit visibility by hiring a Media and Communication Specialist and with timely educational campaigns address thematic needs

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the staff hire and the number of Chalk Quad events, signage, handbills, targeted emails, and development of a TU app

SLS Initiative 7 Student Legal Services will provide students with quality preventative and ethical legal educational programming

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Utilize the Student Legal Service Presentation/Event Evaluation form
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

Goal 4

Steward current resources and generate additional resources for strategic investment

FSA Initiative 2 FSA will collaborate with Student Affairs Advancement to market the Jorgenson Fund and cultivate prospective donors such as young alumni, national fraternity/sororities, and local chapters

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number and dollar amount of gifts to the Jorgenson Fund or other council related endowment funds by individuals, organizations, or councils, number of alumni events hosted, and communication pieces sent out to prospective donors in the annual report

NSP Initiative 4 Develop a business sponsorship program to assist with NSP program development by generating additional funds or in-kind contributions

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the number of sponsorships, programs developed, and funds generated in the annual report

TC Initiative 2 TC will seek out additional revenue streams by partnering with other testing companies, increasing the number of individual exams, and promoting the proctor pool

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document revenue generated and number of additional tests in the annual report

IT Initiative 4 IT will develop an inventory management system by FY16

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the inventory system in the FY 16 annual report

IT Initiative 5 IT will publish a review of computing costs (hardware, support, backups, lync, etc.) by unit yearly starting in FY17

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document the computing costs by unit in the FY 17 annual report

NSP Initiative 5 NSP will decrease its FY15 paper usage by computerizing training, communications, schedule tracking, and promoting use of the Guidebook decreasing the need for Welcome Week/Fall Orientation printed materials

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document reduction of paper usage in the annual report

OSCR Initiative 4 OSCR will lower its printer paper costs by 10% by FY 18

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document printer paper costs in annual reports FY 16-18

SLS Initiative 8 Student Legal Services will increase the number of their preventive educational brochures online and translate 3 additional brochures

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document that printed educational materials decreased from 47 to 4 and the number of brochures/PPT presentation translated increased to 5 by FY17 in the FY17 annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes

IT Initiative 6 IT will develop a documentation site with a public portion containing service descriptions and a private portion containing documentation by FY 17

  • Status: Implementing
  • Metric: Document that the site is up and the number of website hits in the FY 17 annual report

SAC Initiative 5 Re-examine and begin to re-define the Emergency Dean Fund with the intention of making the fund more widely accessible and beneficial to students (without affecting their financial aid package) by Fall 2015

  • Status: Outcome Available
  • Metric: Document the disbursement of funds in FY16 and compare it to FY15 in the FY 16 annual report
  • Outcome:
    • Does Not Meet Expected Outcomes
    • Meets Expected Outcomes
    • Exceeds Expected Outcomes
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