Scholars in Residence Application Process
he Scholars-in-Residence (SIR) program is a venue that allows individuals representing divisions, programs or cross-disciplinary groups to propose presentation(s) by off-campus scholars. The purpose of the Scholars-in-Residence Program is to enrich a discipline and the entire college community.
The application instructions are in InfoShare. Use your JCCC username and password to download it.
Responsibilities of the Proposer(s)
- Formulate rationale or purpose of the event(s).
- Identify and contact proposed speakers, artists and presenters.
- Recommend formats for presentations (lectures, showings, workshops, etc.).
- Attend Scholars-in-Residence Committee meetings and keep members apprised.
- Encourage attendance among students and colleagues by developing a publicity plan.
- Attend planning meetings with SIR Committee.
- Have a current IDP on file in Staff Development.
Responsibilities of the Scholars-in-Residence Committee
- Provide funding for project (amount based on scope of project).
- Assist in scheduling event times and locations.
- Provide a timeline for planning event and publicity.
- Provide publicity materials.
- Provide administrative and other support.
- Designate a SIR member to serve on the proposing committee to facilitate planning.
- Encourage attendance among students and colleagues.