Training offered for affirmative action searches

First monthly session of 2014 scheduled Friday, Jan. 24

Photo of a handshake after a job interviewWhen NIU’s Center for Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources (AADR) offered training last year on affirmative action searches, staff were excited by the high demand and positive feedback they received.

AADR now will provide search training on a monthly basis to aid departments and divisions in conducting an efficient and successful searches. Training dates will change monthly to accommodate all schedules and to ensure that everyone can attend.

The first training session is scheduled from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Room 178  of the center at 1515 W. Lincoln Hwy.

This interactive workshop will focus on the role of affirmative action in the search process, which includes:

  • completing the AA hiring forms;
  • using technology in the search process; and
  • best practices for conducting a search at NIU.

Participants also will receive sample guides, templates and handouts for streamlining the search process during the training sessions.

For more information, or to register for training, call (815) 753-6037 or email ncarrington@niu.edu.

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