The goal of the recruitment process is to hire the best candidate for the job. Succeeding in hiring the best candidate requires thoughtful planning by departments and active participation by committee members and stakeholders. In addition, the recruitment process should be consistent with Oregon Tech’s Strategic Plan to recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff. The resources on this page are provided to support departments and committees with their recruitment endeavors.
Explore the different sections below for checklists, samples, and tools to aid in the recruitment process. These resources were developed to provide departments and committees with information and guides to provide structure and direction during all phases of the recruitment. Resources are ready for use either as created or with minimal revisions.
Search Committee & Recruitment Trainings
Oregon Tech Search Committee Best Practices Training
This training provides a search committee-focused overview of the Oregon Tech recruitment process. It covers the five stages of a recruitments and provides helpful information to search committee chairs and search committee members.
Oregon Tech Recruitment Training
This training provides a comprehensive overview of the Oregon Tech recruitment process. It covers the five stages of a recruitments and provides helpful information to department chairs and search committees.
Stage 4 - Reference Checks & Hire Recommendation
The Reference Checks & Hire Recommendation stage of recruitments consists of contacting references, making a recommendation for hire, and finalizing the hire for a successful candidate.
Stage 5 - Hire & Onboard
The Hire & Onboard stage of recruitments includes the development and issuing of an offer letter, completion of new hire paperwork and new hire activities, departmental preparation for the arrival of a new employee, and welcoming the new employee to their department.
At this stage, it is also recommended that candidates that were interviewed but not selected be contacted by the department chair or dean.
Resources and an overview of the Oregon Tech onboarding process, will be available on the Onboarding page soon.