Is your department/unit hiring? You should read this!
Deciding on departmental hiring priorities, search procedures, and methods of evaluating applicants for academic positions are very important parts of collegial governance.
Did you know that…
- Your Dean/Director must first ensure there’s a planning/priorities meeting of UMFA members prior to hiring an UMFA position?
- UMFA members are to make up the majority of voting members on hiring committees?
- That you can report problems with a hiring committee to UMFA’s Executive Director without breaching confidentiality?
Read more on hiring procedures in our “Know your CA” pamphlet series: