/ President's Office

Glossary of Terms

Administrative Council The Administrative Council serves as the president’s cabinet and consists of the following senior leaders: president, divisional vice presidents, provost, dean of the chapel, associate vice-president/chief of staff, special assistant to the president for culture and inclusion.
Business/Company Organizational Level: Hope College

Workgroup Level: Department
Customers Students
Creative Dining Services (CDS) Employees are individuals who work for CDS in student dining, catering and the Haworth Inn & Conference Center
Deans Council The Deans Council consists of the leaders of the academic program. Members are provost, academic division deans, dean of libraries, dean for academic services, associate dean for research and scholarship, and associate dean for teaching and learning. 
Executives Organizational Level: President and Administrative Council

Workgroup Level: Deans Council for academic programs; vice-presidents, associate deans, program directors, department heads for staff in non-academic programs
Faculty Employees whose primary responsibility is teaching
Management Organizational Level: President and Administrative Council
 
Workgroup Level:
         
           •  Department Chair: Dean
           •  Faculty:
 Department chair
           •  Staff and CDS: The person who completes your performance evaluation
           •  Split appointment: Select person of primary responsibility
Organization Hope College as the institution as a whole
Organization Management The President and the Administrative Council
Staff Employees whose primary responsibilities are in non-teaching roles
       
"Mid-level department head or supervisor" refers to associate deans (non-academic), department directors, program directors, team leads and other staff with employees who report to them

"Non-supervisor"
refers to staff who do not have anyone reporting directly to them
Work group Your department or the people with whom you work closely with day to day. Usually this will be the direct team you work with.
Workgroup Management • Department Chair: Dean
• Faculty: Department chair
• Staff and CDS: The person who completes your performance evaluation
• Split appointment: Select person of primary responsibility