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Division of Institutional Services

Mission and Purpose Statement

Institutional Services is dedicated to providing many and varied services which support the mission of Kansas City Kansas Community College and that impact the community. The Dean of Institutional Services serves as the Chief Planning Officer for the College as well as the Chief Information Officer. He also oversees the following departments.

Departments

Assessment
The mission of the Office of Assessment is to improve student learning by assisting in the development of appropriate assessment methodologies and success indicators, which can be used to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at KCKCC. The office provides training, analysis, and support for on-going assessment of student learning.

Center for Research and Community Development
The Center for Research and Community Development consists of two interrelated divisions: (1) Institutional Research and Effectiveness, and (2) Community Research and Development. It serves both by collecting, storing, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data and other forms of information concerning the College and the community.

Grant Writing Services
The office of the grant writer consults with administrators, faculty, and staff to identify grant opportunities appropriate for advancing KCKCC's mission and programs. It prepares and submits prioritized grant proposals and manages and administers grants awarded to the College.

Library Services
The KCKCC Library serves students, staff, faculty and administrators of the college and Wyandotte County residents by providing access to a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instructional programs of the college and the higher educational needs of the community. In addition to materials located in the library, it provides access to the internet and various web-based electronic resources from any computer on campus or from home, if you are a currently enrolled student at KCKCC.

Online Education
The office of Online Education seeks to improve teaching and learning environments in online classrooms by building an efficient online infrastructure, promoting the effective use of technologies, and providing the support for development and delivery of online education.