Recruitment & Hiring Handbook

for Executives, Administrators, Faculty, and Contract Professional Employees

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HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

  • Exceptions by the President
  • EEO Opportunity in the Hiring Process
  • Brief Overview of the Recruitment and Hiring Process

CHAPTER 1: PRERECRUITMENT CONSIDERATIONS

  • Guidelines for Establishing a Salary Range
  • Types of Appointments and Titles

CHAPTER 2: SEARCH COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Search Committee Confidentiality
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Executive/Vice President/Vice Provost Responsibilities
  • Department Head/Administrator/Dean Responsibilities
  • Search Committee Chairperson Responsibilities
  • Search Committee Membership
  • Search Committee Member Responsibilities
  • Office of HR|AA Responsibilities

CHAPTER 3: RECRUITMENT PROCESS

  • Vacancy Announcement Contents
  • Recruitment Procedures
  • Advertising Requirements
  • Failed Search Process
  • Terminating or Suspending a Search

CHAPTER 4: INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • Screening and Interview Processes
  • Veterans Preference in the Screening Process
  • Interview Guidelines
  • Interview Process
  • Campus/Finalist Interviews
  • Permissible and Impermissible Inquires

CHAPTER 5: HIRING

  • Changing the Terms and Conditions of a Position after Hire
  • Hiring Foreign Nationals
  • Obtaining HR | Affirmative Action Approval to Extend an Offer
  • Pre Employment Background Check
  • Moving Expenses
  • Trailing Spouse/Partner Guidelines
  • Hiring Faculty Who Lack Terminal Degrees: ABD Appointment
  • Employment Contracts

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