HERC Webinar: "The Diversity Advantage: Incorporating Diversity Principles into the Search Committee Process eJune 11, 2015 at noon to 1 p.m.

TimeJune 11, 2015 at noon to 1 p.m.

The Office of the Provost invites you to join us for this Webinar. Please also feel free to share with any interested staff in your office.

Webinar participants will learn about research-based methods that have proven to be effective in recruiting and selecting a diverse array of talent. Participants will walk you through this research-method and learn how to apply it to recruit and select the most diverse and capable talent available. In this webinar participants will:

  • Examine a proven process that ensures a rigorous, thorough, fair and successful search every time.
  • Get tips, techniques, and case studies to help committee chairs and committee members design selection instruments, create excellent interview questions, and select candidates with retention and cultural fit in mind.
  • Learn about policies, procedures and practices that can be implemented to improve the search process and increase the likelihood that your recruitment pools are more diverse.

Presenter: Christopher D. Lee, Ph.D., SPHR is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resource Services at the Virginia Community College System. Dr. Lee is a self-described HR evangelist and a leading authority on the search committee process. He is the author of numerous HR related articles and chapters, and three books, including Search Committees: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Faculty, Staff, and Administrative Searches and Performance Conversations: An Alternative to Appraisals. He recently completed the manuscript for his fourth book, tentatively titled Performance Questions: 7 Answers, 30 Minutes, Unlimited Results. Chris's first book, earned the 2001 Kathryn Hansen publication award from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). He is the founder of the website www.SearchCommittees.com, an online repository of hundreds of resources and training materials on the search process designed to train and empower search committees.

PostedApr 17, 2019