Transitioning into a Role of Authority

Resources

Role Transition: Quick Tips (PDF)

Preparing For Your New Position: Quick Tips (PDF)

Becoming an Authority Figure: Quick Tips (PDF)

Becoming an Authority Figure: Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
We’ve summarized key resources here.

Challenges for Women in Senior Positions: Quick Tips (PDF)

Role Transition: Check List (PDF)

Role Transition: Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
We’ve summarized key resources here.

Dealing With a Disruptive Predecessor – Quick Tips (PDF)

Taking Over a Troubled Unit – Quick Tips (PDF)

Academic Leadership Development (PDF)
Critical Capabilities at the Department Level

Bob Easter on Role Transition: Faculty to Administrator


Bob Easter, President Emeritus of the University of Illinois, discusses the transition to leadership in academia.

Jump to section:Working with a Coach or Mentor, Who Should Become a Leader?, Accountability as a Leader, Developing Your Style of Leadership

Becoming an Authority Figure, and the Difference a Good Leader Makes


Bob Easter, President Emeritus of the University of Illinois, discusses the importance of establishing authority as a leader in academia.

Jump to section: Leading With and Without AuthorityWeak LeadersExercising InfluenceDealing with BulliesReal Examples of Effective LeadersPresenting Yourself as a LeaderCombining DepartmentsInspiring Debate in Your TeamEncouraging Mentorship in Your DepartmentReal Examples: Higher-Level Leadership Transitions

Rob Rutenbar on Role Transition:  From Faculty to Administrator


Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh, gives his view of key aspects of this transition.

Becoming an Authority Figure – Clarity of Intention


Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh, describes key skills that help emerging leaders.

Robert Jones on Role Transition:  Coming in from the outside

Robert Jones, the tenth Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides advice on role transition.

Barb Wilson on Role Transition:  From Faculty to Administrator


Barb Wilson, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois, provides advice on becoming an administrator.

Becoming an Authority Figure – Continuing to Grow and Learn


Barb Wilson, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois, describes the importance of learning about new units, new institutions, and oneself.

Ed Feser on Role Transition

Ruth Watkins on Role Transition

Ed Feser on Corporate to Academia


Edward Feser, Provost & Executive Vice President of the Oregon State University, talks about transitioning to academic administration and lessons we can learn from the corporate world.

Rob Rutenbar on Role Transition: Common Pitfalls


Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh, highlights areas to look out for in becoming a leader.

Richard Wheeler on Role Transitions and Difficult Conversations


Richard Wheeler, former Provost at the University of Illinois, offers his advice on being a leader, transitioning roles and having difficult conversations.

Becoming an Authority Figure


Richard Wheeler, former Provost at the University of Illinois, describes the challenges he faced in becoming a university administrator.

Sonya Stephens on Role Transition

Becoming an Authority Figure

Joan Dubinsky on Organizational Hierarchy

From Faculty to Administrator, scenario 1

From Faculty to Administrator, scenario 2


Two approaches to the same situation with a member of faculty.

 


Was this page helpful?    Yes    No