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The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion provides support, resources and additional learning opportunities.

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Affirmative Recruiting

Facilitator: Nicholas Stanton
Audience: Supervisors and Hiring Managers 
Time: 1.5 Hours
PeopleSoft Code: HRS004

Level of Instruction: Introductory.
Prerequisites: None 

Overall Objectives: This workshop will cover updated recruiting practices and procedures that support the University's goal of achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce and assure compliance with federal regulations.

This training is also for anyone who is, or will be, participating in a faculty or staff search committee. We will cover best practices for conducting an affirmative search process that is fair, consistent, welcoming, and efficient. The session will also address how we can consider diversity and inclusion in a meaningful way during the search process.

Learning Outcomes

  • List the essential elements of a successful search
  • Describe strategies for building diverse pools
  • Describe effective, fair interview practices
  • Discuss objective selection best practices and strategies, including discussion of unconscious bias
  • Provide tools and sample materials designed to assist hiring officials and committees

Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Please Note: Registrations close 24 hours (one workday) in advance of online classes.

Register for Classes

  • Have the course code when you register (listed on course descriptions pages)
  • Log into PeopleSoft Human Resources and navigate the menu in the following order:
  1. Click on Icon "UVM Learning + Degrees"
  2. Request Training Enrollment
  3. Search by Course Code or Date

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