UO Search Advocate Pilot Program: The Basics
What is a Search Advocate?
Search Advocacy is one active recruitment tool that can be used in both faculty and staff searches. A Search Advocate is a consultant/participant who advances inclusive excellence by asking questions to help search committee members:
- Test their thinking
- Identify and promote practices that advance diversity and social justice
- Minimizing the impacts of cognitive and structural biases.
The Search Advocate training curriculum prepares faculty and staff to serve as advocates on search committees.
Who oversees the pilot program?
- Led by the Division of Equity and Inclusion and working closely with Human Resources and the Office of the Provost.
- Workshop Leader: Anne Gillies, Search Advocate Program Director, Oregon State University
Search Advocate Pilot Core Team
- Sierra Dawson, Office of the Provost
- Charlotte Moats-Gallagher, Division of Equity and Inclusion (Team Lead)
- Melanie Muenzer, Office of the Provost
- Nancy Nieraeth, Human Resources
- Ben Young, College of Arts and Sciences, Natural Science
For more information about UO’s Talent Acquisition work in Human Resources, please see: https://hr.uoregon.edu/recruit.
Question, Concerns, Info – Contact: Charlotte Moats-Gallagher, Division of Equity and Inclusion, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Active Recruitment for Tenure-Track Faculty Searches