Guidelines for Recruitment of Faculty

Division of Academic Affairs
USF St. Petersburg Bay 204
140 Seventh Avenue South,
St. Petersburg Florida 33701
Phone: 727-873-4260

Last updated 09/09/2008




AUTHORITY: CM-M-17.00-03/99
The Regional Chancellor determines which positions have special advertising requirements designed to increase the representation of women and minorities in the campus' faculty positions and to meet the goals identified in the USF Equity Accountability Plan. The Regional Chancellor may waive the announcement of a position when a waiver is in the best interest of the university.

    Search and Recruitment Processes must conform to these Guidelines and to those issued by individual organizational units. In case of conflict between these Guidelines and those issued by organizational units, these Guidelines must be followed pending resolution of the conflict. These Guidelines summarize the minimum Equal Employment Opportunity requirements pertaining to the recruitment and selection of faculty members.
    The University is committed to the principles of equal educational and employment opportunities for individuals who are similarly situated without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, religion, national origin, disability or age. Furthermore, the University recognizes the importance of a culturally diverse faculty to its mission and quest for institutional excellence. The University is also committed to the employment and advancement of qualified veterans of the Vietnam era with disabilities. The University provides reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities.
    Heads of hiring departments/units will ensure that all recruitment and selection activities comply with Rule 6C-5.900 FAC and CM 17.00-03/99 of the Board of Regents; and rules, policies and procedures of the University; UFF/BOR Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 8 (whenever applicable); as well as applicable federal, state and local regulations. Heads of hiring departments/units will ensure that good faith efforts are made to generate applicant pools that are diverse in terms of gender, race and ethnicity.


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