Faculty and Staff Searches

Hiring Practices and Diversity

CFAES Recommended Best Practices for Inclusive Excellence

Participate in 1-hour Inclusive Excellence Training

Conduct a departmental demographic audit-what is the current departmental profile (Kathy Lechman or your HRP can provide the information).

Assess the research specialties of current faculty members, are there areas that are not represented?

View OSU HR video on best practices for inclusive excellence in hiring

View OSU HR video on implicit bias

Review Office of Academic Affairs Policy on Faculty Recruitment and Selection

Review the Department's Patterns of Administration (POA) and Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure (APT)

CFAES Specific Resources

Definitions Related to Equity and Inclusion (PDF)

Diversity and Inclusion Language for Faculty Searches (PDF)

Rubrics for candidate review (Word)

Contributions to Diversity-resource guide from UC San Diego

Diversity Statement Examples part 1  from University of California, San Diego Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (PDF)

Diversity Statement Examples part 2 from University of California, San Diego Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (PDF)

Discovery Themes Search Strategies Report (Word)


How to Recruit Using Social Media-University of Wisconsin Resource 

The National Registry of Diverse & Strategic Faculty - A national database sponsored by Texas Tech.  Contact Kathy Lechman for log-in information

Minority Post Doctoral Directory - MinorityPostdoc.org is the premier web portal on the minority postdoctoral experience especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Contact Kathy Lechman for log-in information.

Southeastern Region Education Board Doctoral Scholars Program Directory - The Scholar Directory is a database that showcases more than 1,000 accomplished doctoral scholars and successful Ph.D. recipients who are committed to pursuing careers in the professoriate. Contact Kathy Lechman for log-in information.

University Resources

Special Opportunity Hiring - To incentivize and reward units for successfully recruiting of tenure-track faculty who will contribute to
the diversity within the unit. 

Dual Career Hiring - To enable dual-career academic appointments with partial salary support from The Office of Academics Affairs. 

5 Essential of Diversity  Hiring (OSU Discovery Themes)

Hiring Resources

General Resources on Hiring including resources on Implicit Bias; Comprehensive Equity; Faculty Guidebook and other resources on creating search committees with equity and inclusion as a focus.

Faculty Recruitment and Selection Policy

Faculty Recruitment Resource Guide

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and OSU Advance

Dual Career

Search Committee Packet

Rubrics from STRIDE (PDF)

Legal Do's and Dont's

Behavioral Based Interview Questions

Links to job postings

American Society of Agronomy

Big 10 Academic Alliance - Doctoral Directory-searchable by discipline must request access

Future Faculty Data Base - Need to set up an account to request access

Insight into Diversity - Magazine focused on higher education.

Minorities in Natural Resource Conservation (MINRC)

Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Education NCORE - Job site

Diversity Trio - one site provides access to Asians in Higher Education; Blacks in Higher Education; Disabled in Higher Education; Hispanics in Higher Education; LGBT in Higher Education; Women and Higher Education; and Native Americans in Higher Education.

Group Specific Sites

American Indian Science and  Engineering Society

Diversity in Agronomy, Crops, Soils & Environmental Sciences - part of the American Society of Agronomy

Entomological Society of America-Black Entomologists

Entomological Society of America-Women in Entomology Network

The Hispanic Outlook Jobs

HBCU Connect - will need to set up account as an employer

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Latinos in Higher Education 

Rural Sociology Diversity Committee

SANCAS Advancing Chicanos, Hispanics, & Native Americans in Science

Women in Agronomy, Crops, Soils & Environmental Sciences Committee 

Women in Higher Education