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Hiring Procedures

Search Process

University policy ACAF 1.00 Recruitment and Appointment of Tenure, Tenure-Track and Non-Tenure-Track Faculty defines the faculty search policy, including hiring authority.  Additional information specific to the recruitment of academic administrators is found in ACAF 1.01 Recruitment and Appointment of Academic Administrators

FTE Requests

The initial step in faculty recruitment is Provost Office and Budget Office approval of the FTE request.  This request will include anticipated search and hire dates, as well as rank, track, and other information about the position.  Once approved, the hiring authority can authorize advertisement of the position in print and online venues. The hiring authority selects the search committee and defines the scope of the search. 

Recruiting Guidance

The university seeks to promote faculty diversity and equal opportunity by making every effort to provide a scholarly and educational environment that is welcoming, challenging and supportive of all participants, regardless of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, religion or political perspective. Every search committee must have an Inclusive Excellence Advocate and participate in search committee training.

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