How Can OEDS Assist. Your Department in Finding Excellent Diverse Faculty ?. Available to meet with hiring authorities to provide strategies in targeted recruitment Work w/ Dept developing a targeted recruitment strategy
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Your Department in Finding Excellent Diverse Faculty?
Work w/Dept developing a targeted recruitment strategy
OEDS can help find appropriate, affordable targeted recruiting resources
Affinity Groups (i.e. Caucus for Women in Statistics, National Association of Black Accountants, Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science)
Fellowships can add to diversity strategy—assist in identifying recruitment opportunities
Identify strategic individuals to inform of opening
OEDS can provide information on ways to target underrepresented groupsHow Can OEDS Assist -- Planning the Search
Job description should realistically reflect the full range of skills and knowledge needed (Broad—allows for greater flexibility)
Studies show increase in diversity in applicant pool when referenced in ad
“Demonstrated ability to work with diverse population”
“Positive consideration given to candidates’ research agenda that enhance understanding of race, ethnicity, gender”
“The department values diversity as a factor in academic excellence.”How Can OEDS Assist -- Planning the Search
Provide feedback to department on successful targeted recruiting resources
Post recruitment interviews with those hired, including those from underrepresented groups. If possible, pursue interviews with those who declined offer—provide feedback to dept.
Provide counsel to search committee chair as issues ariseAssistance Continued
Consider diversity when forming search committees
Emphasize the importance of a diverse applicant pool when charging committee
Networking—recruiting at conferences
Encourage search chair contact OEDS to implement targeted recruitment strategy and to schedule a search briefingHiring Authorities
Help candidates get a sense of campus and local community (local resource packet-HR)On-Campus Visit