The Diversity Advantage: Incorporating Diversity Principles into the Selection Process - Video
The Diversity Advantage: Incorporating Diversity Principles Into the Selection Process
Many colleges and universities have not been as successful as they would like to be in hiring minority faculty and staff. Learn research-based methods that have proven to be effective in recruiting and selecting a diverse array of talent. There are a number of policies, procedures and practices that both improve the search process and increase the likelihood that your recruitment pools are more diverse. Discover the diversity advantage that supports the educational mission of our institutions. When relevant diversity, meritocratic and fairness principles are incorporated into the selection process, it actually increases both the fairness and rigor of the search committee process.
1. How diversity supports the educational mission of colleges and universities.
2. How to build diversity into at least 8 steps of the search committee process.
3. How to redesign minority recruitment techniques.
4. Which selection techniques give multi-cultural professionals an equal opportunity for success.
I. Diversity and Education
A. The Jeffersonian Ideal
B. The Educational Mission and Diversity
C. Diversity and Mission Statements
D. Equal Opportunity Statements
E. Legal, ethical and diversity considerations
II. Policies, Procedures, Programs, and Practices
A. How to incorporate diversity and multi-culturalism into the search process
B. Research, Experts, and Proven Strategies
C. Institutionalization: How to incorporate, not add-on diversity
D. Avoiding common pitfalls and debunking the myths that undermine diversity
A. Exploring the more than 200 minority recruitment sources
B. Using the right recruitment techniques
C. Employment Landing Pages for Diversity
D. Social Media and minority recruitment
E. Case Studies: 'The Fishing Pond,' 'The Ones Who Got Away'
IV. Internal Considerations
A. Campus Reputation and Employment Brand
B. The role and the advantage of Diversity Advocates
C. Campus climate and leadership support
VI. Review, Questions, Comments