Faculty Coaching

I regularly provide coaching services to faculty who are looking for a collaborative, problem-solving process that helps implement and sustain key changes in their professional lives. Faculty coaching is an individualized, solution-focused method that supports you in defining and achieving your goals while effectively negotiating the institutional challenges of life on the tenure-track. 
Individual Coaching Helps Faculty to:

  • Identify research, writing, and teaching goals
  • Negotiate conflicts and effectively maneuver around institutional challenges
  • Develop and maintain more successful and satisfying professional relationships
  • Manage pressure and stress
  • Forge a more satisfying and productive work life

Faculty who are members of a socially marginalized group (e.g., people of color, women, sexual minorities), may find individual coaching particularly helpful in dealing with the common pressures of:

  • Feeling devalued and dismissed in the university context
  • Facing pressure to constantly “prove themselves”
  • Having their opinions and ideas marginalized
  • Encountering exclusion from inner circles and informal networks critical to professional success
  • Feeling over-burdened with extra service-related requests and demands
  • Consistently facing subtle biases and discrimination while struggling to find effective ways to challenge colleagues and power-brokers

How Does Coaching Work?

  • Faculty have an initial consultation to establish their goals and concerns.
  • The coach and faculty member agree on a weekly meeting time.
  • Each week, faculty call in (via telephone) for a 45 minute individualized session.
  • During the session, faculty review their previous weeks progress, discuss problems and concerns that arose the previous week, and strategize on solutions for the upcoming week.
  • Coaches listen, help clients devise solutions to particular problems, and hold them accountable for following through on their action-plans.

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