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?
Review the Department's Patterns of Administration (POA) and Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure (APT)
CFAES Specific Resources
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)
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.
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
5 Essential of Diversity Hiring (OSU Discovery Themes)
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.
Rubrics from STRIDE (PDF)
Links for job postings
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.
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
Diversity in Agronomy, Crops, Soils & Environmental Sciences - part of the American Society of Agronomy
HBCU Connect - will need to set up account as an employer
SANCAS Advancing Chicanos, Hispanics, & Native Americans in Science