Staffing and Workflow: Academic Recruitment

The Academic Recruitment Team in the Office of the Vice Provost Academic Affairs provides centralized services that include direct consultation with departments on search process strategies and academic recruitment policy guidance, as well as AP Recruit just-in-time training for committees and department staff. For more information regarding your new Academic Recruitment Specialist, click here.

Services provided by the VPAA and the Office of Diversity and Outreach:

VPAA—Academic Recruitment Specialist Services

The Office of Diversity and Outreach provides advice on these topics

  • Academic Recruitment Strategies
  • Policy Consultation
  • ARP and SPR
  • Placing Advertisements
  • AP Recruit Training
  • Search Waivers and Exemptions
  • Best Practices for Search Committees
  • Interview Questions/Materials
  • Applicant Pool Review
  • Diversity/Affirmative Action
  • Outreach
  • Equity Advisor

Functions provided by departments or HR Shared Services:


HR Shared Services

  • All activities related to the management of applicants
    (e.g. site visits)
  • Administrative support for committees
  • Contacting with search firms
  • All accounting activities
    (e.g. reimbursement of travel expenses)
  • Offer letters
  • Compensation plans/salary setting
  • Appointment process
  • Onboarding
  • Visas