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Overcoming Obstacles to Recruiting Faculty of Color
11/9/2023, 12:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
"Overcoming Obstacles to Recruiting Faculty of Color”

This [3hr] Training Webinar will focus on the challenges, best practices and strategies associated with minority faculty recruitment. It will leverage over 20 years of diversity recruitment experience in education and is designed to empower individuals with information and resources to maximize their recruitment efforts. It promises that participants will leave inspired with concrete, tangible tips and strategies along with a comprehensive plan to address their individual obstacles and needs.

• Recruitment Obstacles and Challenges
• Candidate Prospecting [Niche vs Mainstream Recruitment]
• 6 Dimensions of Successful Minority Recruitment [Best Practices]
• Supply Sources [Increasing your exposure and access to qualified candidates of color]
• Position Announcements
• Screening, Selection and Interview Bias
• Recruitment Calendar & Timeline
• Recruitment Finance 101
• Leveraging Technology & Social Media

This workshop is open to Public and Private school faculty and administrators including; School Heads, Assistant Heads, Division Directors, Department Chairs, HR Managers, Board Members and anyone else directly responsible for or involved in staff recruitment. In an effort to build a common language and understanding across divisions departments and stakeholders, we strongly suggest schools registering at least one member from the following constituencies: Governance, Leadership/Administration and Faculty/Staff.

• Learn how and where to access information and resources that will assist them in meeting their diversity goals
• Learn how to implement best practices and proven minority recruitment strategies
• Develop a Supply Network
• Draft a Recruitment Checklist for Managers
• Take the NEMNET Minority Recruitment Assessment Test [nMRAT] to assess individual and institutional obstacles and needs.

• 3hr Zoom VIRTUAL Training
• Participant Workbook
• NEMNET MRAT [ Minority Recruitment Assessment Tool ]
• Recommendations
• Q&A


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