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Search committees : a comprehensive guide to successful faculty, staff, and administrative searches

Author: Christopher D Lee
Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus, published in association with CUPA-HR, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Finding the right candidate for administrative, professional, and faculty positions is one of the most important tasks that any institution or enterprise undertakes. However, few higher education professionals receive training on the search committee process, but are expected to serve or lead committees. This guide covers the complete cycle of hiring, starting with defining the position and forming and briefing the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher D Lee
ISBN: 9781620361993 162036199X 9781620362006 1620362007
OCLC Number: 866938214
Description: xvi, 180 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: The diversity advantage --
Approvals --
Organizational analysis --
Building the foundation --
Defining the position --
Forming, orienting, and charging the committee --
Recruiting --
Advertising --
Screening and evaluating candidates --
Evaluating written materials --
Preparing for interviews --
Interviewing --
Additional screening methods --
Background and reference checks --
Making a recommendation --
Making an offer --
Closing the search --
Welcoming a colleague to campus --
Special topics --
Legal, ethical, and regulatory issues.
Responsibility: Christopher D. Lee, Ph. D., SPHR ; foreword by Edna B. Chun.

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Finding the right candidate for administrative, professional, and faculty positions is one of the most important tasks that any institution or enterprise undertakes. However, few higher education professionals receive training on the search committee process, but are expected to serve or lead committees. This guide covers the complete cycle of hiring, starting with defining the position and forming and briefing the committee, through cultivating a rich and diverse pool of candidates and screening and evaluating candidates, to making the selection, successfully completing the search, and welcoming colleagues to campus; and includes: An expert step-by-step search model ; Dozens of templates, sample tools, and a bank of interview questions ; Diversity recruitment and selection protocols and techniques ; A resource guide with advice, case studies, examples, and training materials. (Back cover).

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