Advice can be a lot like mentoring, just a bit more focused. The initiatives listed and linked to on this page are focused on giving and receiving advice. Many links are on career advice.
Faculty careers develop over time. Along the way, and more than in most occupations, individuals are free to make decisions and choices about how they spend their time and about what they do. Making those decisions requires information and judgment about consequences, since the decisions you make now are likely to matter for the long term.
This document is a step by step guide to fives stages to coaching. At the end there is a reading list.
This webpage is a collection of about a dozen materials, some with links, on the topic of career advising.
... Accordingly, ACES Hotline Coaching was established in February 2006. The main goals of the ACES coaching hotline are to assist individual women faculty to comprehensively analyze and contextualize an emergent issue, opportunity or problem, prioritize preferences, and initiate a plan of action that will ultimately result in a decision about or resolution of the issue.
The Academic Careers in Engineering and Science (ACES) program at Case Western Reserve University was part of the NSF-ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program to develop a national STEM workforce that includes the full participation of women at all levels of faculty and academic leadership and to improve the climate for women faculty through the initiatives that benefited the entire campus.
During the October 17, 2008 Faculty Mentor Lunch Workshop, a panel of 4 senior faculty with much mentoring experience provided insights and advice about mentoring. Our panel included 1 dean, 1 chair, and 2 senior faculty from 4 different colleges: CELS, Nursing, HSS, and Business Administration...
This presentation covers the results of efforts made by CWRU's ADVANCE program to implement executive coaching. Coaches were assigned to selected department chairs, administrators, and female faculty, and surveys were used to evaluate the experiences of participants. The results show that everyone felt better prepared for their career after coaching, but that men had a higher baseline than women. This presentation was given at the 2006 PI Meeting.
This webpage is a list of readings on the topic of mentoring and career advising. The most recent item in this list is from 2002.
Equity advisors are senior STEM faculty members who have been trained to serve as a resource for STEM faculty, working closely with her or his dean to achieve an equitable environment for all STEM faculty at their respective colleges and/or institutions.