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Recruiting Resources

OED maintains information regarding:

The following resources can prove to be helpful supplements to other advertising and recruiting methods used by the search committee:

  • Ads placed in professional journals, membership lists or vita bank services
  • Departments and contacts at other universities offering relevant degrees
  • Personal contacts to colleagues in the profession to solicit names of potential qualified candidates
  • Internet resources, listservs, and/or e-mail lists
  • Professional associations and conferences serving specific populations (ex. Women in Engineering or Association of Black Psychologists)
  • The applicant pool from similar searches conducted by the department or other university departments recruiting similar types of positions
  • Current employees
  • Local and campus-based special interest commissions (Council on Diversity and Interculturalism, Commission for Women, Commission for Blacks, Commission for Disability, Commission for LGBT People, Exempt Staff Council, Employee Relations Committee, Center for International Education) as well as local community-based agencies (Knoxville Area Urban League, Community Action Agency, and Tennessee Workforce and Development, particularly the Veteran Administration unit).