Faculty Success

Faculty Success

Resources to help faculty of all types succeed with research and scholarship, maintain productivity and well-being, and advance their careers as individuals and contributors to the institution.

In a dynamic and ever-evolving higher education landscape, faculty navigate competing demands on their time, ambiguous expectations, uneven support, and having to learn on the job. Building on 20 years of engagement with faculty, we have developed a comprehensive set of resources designed to help faculty of all types succeed in today’s academy. Knowing that each career stage presents unique challenges, our resources are designed to support faculty holistically as they begin and advance in their academic careers.

  • For early and mid-career faculty, our training focuses on the core functions of teaching, research and scholarship, and career advancement in addition to leadership development, general productivity, and well-being.
  • Faculty success begins at the top, so we also support faculty affairs leaders in creating environments where faculty can thrive. Our resources focus on developing faculty support infrastructure, policies and procedures, and tools to navigate challenging personnel and climate issues. We also offer space for faculty affairs professionals to network and envision professional development in their careers.

Utilizing a variety of program modalities, our programs range from asynchronous, micro resources that busy faculty members can consume on their own time to longer-form synchronous instruction that is ideal for deep dives or learning as a cohort.

Early Career Faculty

Find support to ensure well-being, productivity, and continued success as you prepare for promotion or tenure, engage in research and scholarship, and balance competing demands on your time.

PREPARING FOR PROMOTION & TENURE

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MINI COURSE

The Narrative Arc: Mapping Your Tenure, Promotion, or Reappointment Statement

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ARTICLE

Five Guideposts for Successfully Navigating the Tenure Process

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VIDEO COURSE

Writing an Effective and Authentic Diversity Statement: A Video Course for Faculty

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VIDEO COURSE

Building Your Career Network: The Relationships Every Faculty Member Needs to Nurture

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Crafting and Maintaining Your Career Vision: A Workshop for Early-Career Faculty

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RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

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ONLINE BOOTCAMP

Becoming a Writer: Strategies for Success in Scholarly Writing and Publication

June 21 - August 2, 2022

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VIDEO COURSE

Time Management for Scholarly Writing

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Simplifying the NSF Grant Proposal Process and Setting Yourself up for Success 

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Declined Grant Proposals: Analyze Reviews and Create a Plan for Resubmission

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

The Ins and Outs of Publishing Your Scholarly Work: A training for Faculty Researchers

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PRODUCTIVITY AND WELL-BEING

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VIDEO COURSE

Managing Difficult Conversations as Faculty

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Overcoming Microaggressions as a Faculty Member

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VIDEO COURSE

Using Mindfulness to Improve Overall Well-Being and Productivity: A Video Course for Faculty

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VIDEO COURSE

Time Management: Focusing on Your Priorities and Purpose

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COMING SOON

Imposter syndrome in higher ed: Examining the self, the system, and opportunities for change

Mid-Career Faculty

Find support in your mid-career journey as you seek to maintain productivity, explore different avenues for career advancement, and find purpose and intentionality in your work.  

CAREER VISIONING AND GOAL SETTING

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Crafting Your Mid-Career and Beyond as Faculty

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VIRTAUL TRAINING RECORDING

Mapping Your Career Path in Higher Education

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COACHING

Partner with a skilled coach to get support and accountability as you establish yourself and excel as a scholar, take charge of your career, and balance numerous competing demands.

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ON-CAMPUS WORKSHOPS

Bring our workshops to your department.

MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS, CONNECTION, AND WELL-BEING

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VIDEO COURSE

Building Your Career Network: The Relationships Every Faculty Member Needs to Nurture

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Actualize Your Purpose and Legacy: Workshop on Improving Your Well-Being

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VIDEO COURSE

The Key Components of Emotional Intelligence for Academic Teams

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VIDEO COURSE

Managing Difficult Conversations as Faculty

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Advocating for Yourself in Personal and Professional Relationships

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LEADING IN THE ACADEMY—FOUNDATIONAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Your First Year as Department Chair: Building Trust, Communication, and Community

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Building a Leadership Culture in an Academic Department

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Effective Leadership: An Introduction to Key Academic Leadership Skills & Competencies for Faculty

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ARTICLE

It’s Not Really the Dark Side: 5 Tips for Faculty Interested in Administration

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COMING SOON

New to Administration 101 Foundational Series

Training for Faculty Affairs Leaders

Training, conversations, and thought leadership related to faculty development, institutional policies and procedures, the evolution of the faculty affairs profession in higher ed, and more. 

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Managing Faculty Stress and Burnout: A Conversation for Faculty Affairs and Academic Leaders

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ROUNDTABLE

A Cohort-Based Series for Academic Leaders: Faculty Affairs Roundtable

June 24 – August 5, 2022

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Improving Promotion and Tenure Reviews by Using a Deliberative Decision-Making Model

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Retaining and Advancing Faculty from Historically Marginalized Groups: A Discussion for Faculty Affairs and Academic Leaders

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COMING SOON

Rethinking The Role of Service in P&T – What is it, how is it measured, and addressing unequal service burden: A Podcast Series

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Is the Great Resignation impacting hiring efforts at your institution? Diversify your workforce with Academic Impressions’ job board, HireEd Careers. Take advantage of your free postings to reach a diverse population of higher education professionals who are invested in their own growth and professional development.

Why Post Jobs with HireEd Careers?

  • Our database is more diverse than the general higher ed population
  • Our database consists of those leaders and professionals who attend our professional development trainings

Free Job Posting Based on Membership Size:

  • 10-user: 1 job posting worth $500
  • 25-user: 2 job postings worth $1000
  • 50-user: 3 job postings worth $1500
  • 100-user: 5 job postings $2,500
  • Enterprise: Unlimited Subscription worth up to $12,500 in value

Enterprise Members: One Free Seat at a Roundtable

The goal of our roundtables is to bring together a small cohort of peers for a comprehensive learning and networking experience. Through short, regular live meetings, you will come together with a maximum of seven other peers and our two experts to:

  • Build strong connections and expand your network
  • Try new tactics and approaches to improve your leadership
  • Share your own best practices and hear others’
  • Carve out time for self-reflection
  • Be part of a cohort-based support community
  • Contribute to the conversation with your own thought leadership

Choose your roundtable valued at $2,500.

  • Chief Strategy Officer Roundtable (March 4 - May 20)
  • Advancement Roundtable (April 1 - May 13)
  • Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable (May 6 - August 5)
  • Provost Roundtable

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Your Account Manager is your strategic partner dedicated to both maximizing membership adoption and ensuring its impact. We are invested in the success of your team and we customize our approach to your professional growth and development.

We understand that access to membership does not equal adoption, and adoption does not necessarily result in impact. Your Account Manager will collaborate with your team to ensure they engage with resources in a strategic manner, which will ultimately result in a lasting impact on their growth.

Access: At the start of the partnership, your Account Manager will work with you to plan launching membership resources to all assigned users. They will collaborate with you on a communication plan, conduct virtual open houses with your users, and ensure those with membership access have the resources they need to succeed.

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Impact: With the help of stakeholders, your Account Manager will deploy one or more impact surveys over the course of the membership term to help you understand what impact professional development has had on individuals. We measure satisfaction and gain an understanding of what your users have learned by engaging with Academic Impressions professional development opportunities.

WHAT DOES MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE

Access to a continuously expanding library of live online trainings, designed to be practical, discussion-based, and highly experiential

Unlimited anytime, anywhere access to on-demand trainings and resources that you can engage with on your own time from the convenience of your workspace

New trainings every week, designed to respond to the latest needs of the higher ed community

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Meghan Paladino
Membership Advisor, Academic Impressions