Employment Process Manual, Faculty Screening Committee Planning Guide

The screening committee for a faculty position(s) should abide by the following guidelines:

  • For a single-campus recruitment, committees should have five members.
  • For a multiple-campus recruitment, committees should have seven members.
  • The committee chair may be an associate dean or a faculty member.
  • The committee chair may vote.
  • Committee representation should include:
    • two faculty members (from each campus/center conducting a search) selected for their knowledge of the content area and instruction
    • an individual with management/administrative responsibilities
    • a representative from the student services area
    • an individual with knowledge of technology as it applies to the position
    • an equity representative
  • The committee should be diverse in its makeup and representative of the college population.
  • All members of the screening committee will screen applications and will participate in all interviews.
  • List the name of the committee chair and the name of each committee member on Approval of Screening Committee- HR-200 and indicate all applicable areas represented by each member.
  • Obtain approvals before submitting to HR.


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