Successful Search Committees Guaranteed: 16 Step Model for Higher Ed Professional Hiring (EDUD53C)

Presented By: Christopher D. Lee , Ph.D., SPHR
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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 60 minutes
  • Tue, December 8, 2015
Event Description

Learn New And Innovative Diversity Recruiting Tips And Techniques And Also Ways To Design Tools And Handouts To Support The Search Process!

Hire the best staff and faculty by keeping the campus fit in mind during selection and avoid extended or failed searches to ensure that the candidates chosen will accept your employment offers. You can virtually guarantee 100% success, if an expert search committee model is followed by the committee chairs. Ensure a thorough, successful, rigorous and fair search by learning the 16-step process. All the steps are essential as every one of them serves as the quality control checklist of considerations for committees, hiring managers and HR professionals. It incorporates the essential elements of effective recruitment, accurately defining the positions, designing selection instruments that discern the highest quality candidates, and selecting for organizational culture and fit. Excel the HR role in supporting and designing great searches. This session is based upon materials from a new CUPA-HR publication on the search committee process.

HR Challenges: The challenge that our expert speaker, Christopher D. Lee, will address in this session is managing HR's responsibility for recruitment and talent management despite the fact that search committee chairs and hiring managers are charged with executing the hiring process. This presentation gives HR professionals the tools they need to train, equip, monitor and support search committees and manage the hiring process.

Session Highlights:

  • A best practice 16-step model for search, selection and screening committees
  • How to lay the groundwork for a search committee support system
  • New and innovative diversity recruiting tips and techniques
  • How to design tools and handouts to support the search process

In this session you will also go through

I.  The Model

  • Checklist of search considerations laying the groundwork for a successful search
  • The role of Stakeholders in the process
  • Avoid common pitfalls-case study
  • Screening, Selection or Search Committee?

II.  HR's Role

  • Diversity, ethical and legal considerations
  • Ways of training, equipping, monitoring, and supporting the committee
  • Training and orientation of search committee

III.  Culture and Organizational Fit

  • Defining organization fit in a non-discriminatory manner
  • Demonstrating fit-based criteria
  • Selecting and recruiting “fit” candidates
  • "Fit" Case Study: Fit or Discrimination

IV.  Tools and Techniques

  • Ways of determining the selection criteria
  • How to use multiple selection methods
  • Designing fair and rigorous screening instruments
  • Creating committee training materials

Who should attend?

Admin, Dean, HR Professionals, Registrar, Student Affairs Professionals, Union Representative, Legal Counsel/Advisors

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About Our Speaker(s)

Christopher D. Lee Ph.D., SPHR
Chris is a self-described HR evangelist. He believes that artful application of progressive human resources principles and practices is the answer to most organizational challenges. His background includes having served as the chief human resources officer for three different colleges or universities and a state colleg... More info