Additional Resources

Best Practices for the Screening Process

The screening process begins with an analysis of the application materials that are submitted by the applicant. The search committee has the responsibility of selecting candidates who meet the minimum requirements and are most qualified to fill the vacancy.

Best Practices in the Interview Process

The interview process allows the search committee to assess a candidate’s qualification for a position. A candidate’s impression of the University is influenced each search committee member’s engagement with them during the search and selection process. Employing the following best practices will strengthen engagement and dialogue and the overall selection process.

Guidelines for Using Social Media in the Search and Selection Process

Although the internet and social media sources offer many opportunities to gain additional information about applicants, such sources must be used consistently and according to institutional policies. OHR and/or OEDI can provide additional information regarding institutional policies related to search and selection for these sources. If such sources are used, adhering to the following best practices in utilizing either source is recommended.