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What is the difference between a “Search” committee and a “Selection” committee?ZX

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Both "search" and "selection" committees evaluate each of the applications submitted for the position and they determine acceptable interviewees. The separation between the two definitions is distinct. A Search committee forwards the names of acceptable candidates (either ranked or unranked, as the Department Head decides) to the Department Head or Dean/Vice President who then makes the hiring decision. On the hand, a Selection committee and the Department Head make a joint hiring selction.

 

Posted on 30 Jun 2009

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