Assessment and Goal Setting

Conducting an initial assessment to understand the faculty member's strengths, weaknesses, goals, and challenges. Together with the faculty member, establishing clear and achievable objectives for the coaching relationship.

Individualized Coaching Plan

Developing a customized coaching plan that addresses the specific needs and goals of the faculty member. This plan may involve enhancing leadership skills, improving communication, managing stress, or navigating organizational dynamics.

Regular Coaching Sessions

Conducting regular one-on-one coaching sessions with the faculty member. These sessions are dedicated to discussing progress, addressing challenges, providing feedback, and offering guidance on professional development.

Feedback and Insight

Offering constructive feedback and valuable insights based on observations and assessments. This includes helping the faculty member gain self-awareness, identify blind spots, and understand the impact of their behavior on others.

Skill Development

Providing tools, strategies, and resources to help the faculty member develop and refine specific skills relevant to their role and objectives. This may involve role-playing, simulations, or other experiential learning methods.


Holding the faculty member accountable for their commitments and actions. Encouraging them to take ownership of their professional development and make progress toward their goals.


Maintaining a high level of confidentiality and trust. Coaches must create a safe space for faculty members to openly discuss challenges and concerns without fear of judgment.

Flexibility and Adaptability

Being flexible and adaptive in coaching approaches. Understanding that each individual is unique and may require different methods and strategies for effective coaching.

Motivation and Inspiration

Inspiring and motivating the faculty member to reach their full potential. Helping them overcome obstacles, stay focused, and stay committed to their goals.

Professional Development Resources

Recommending relevant books, courses, workshops, or other resources that can further support the faculty member's growth and development.