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Guide to Effective Searches



The Ohio State University embarks carries forward its mission to deliver quality teaching, research and service. One way we advance our mission is through search efforts. In every search effort our commitment is to diversity, quality and excellence in order to fulfill the institutional mission. The goal of a search committee is to recruit the most diverse applicant pool and select the best candidate to become a member of the university community. A Guide to Effective Searches was developed as a resource to assist search committees through the recruitment and selection process. The guide facilitates the recruitment efforts of the search committee by providing information on advertisement, hiring search firms and many other resources to assist in the expansion of the candidate pool. The guide enhances the selection process and ensures that it is legally sound by offering specific materials about the process of evaluating, interviewing, reference checking and extending offers to candidates. In addition, the guide offers information to search committees concerning affirmative action strategies that heighten the opportunities to recognize, learn and value the contributions and experiences of all. The role of search committees is vital to the attainment of excellence through diversity. No othe

Year: 2011
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