Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Applicants should also describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to the health of diverse communities/inclusive excellence.
Candidates should describe how:
The interview is an opportunity to evaluate candidates and for candidates to evaluate the institution.
Interviewers should set targets before interviews. Approaches include:
Topics for interviewers to cover include:
Commitment to Diversity
Ability to Work with Others
Diversity Competence & Education
Candidate letters should also:
Spousal/Partner Placement Committees cannot overlook the needs of dual career couples. In preparing for the visit, search committees should find out about available campus resources that can assist in finding employment for a partner. The search committee should develop these job sources and set up job interviews for the partner whenever possible. Candidates will typically raise these issues themselves, so the search committee need not broach the subject if the candidates do not initiate it.
Avenues to investigate for spousal placement include:
Additional benefits that attract diverse faculty include: