The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Hiring / Edition 1

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Department chairs and other academic administrators are often called upon to hire administrative and staff personnel for a variety of positions, as are chairs and members of search committees. To meet the challenge of finding and hiring the right person for the right job, The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Hiring offers the essential information needed to make an informed hiring decision. The book's "Performance Foundation" will help to connect hiring, retention, performance development, and performance assessment of any position at an academic institution with the most critical aspects of performance for the institution, the unit, and the job.

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"Consider this book a primer for everyone on your next hiring committee." (University Business, April 2003)
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Meet the Author

Joseph G. Rosse is professor in the Leeds Graduate School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Robert A. Levin is managing director of the Center for Human Function and Work, University of Colorado at Boulder Research Park.
Rosse and Levin are the authors of High-Impact-Hiring (Jossey-Bass, 1997) and Talent Flow (Jossey-Bass, 2001) and are codirectors of the Center for the Integrative Study of Work at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Table of Contents


About the Authors.

Part I: Introduction.

1. The Challenge of Hiring in Higher Education.

Part II: Getting Prepared.

2. Preparing for Hiring.

3. Attracting Talent.

4. The Legal and Social Context of Hiring.

Part III: The Hiring Decision.

5. Evaluating Applicants.

6. A Practical Guide to Making Hiring Decisions.

Afterword: Hanging On to Your Hires.



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