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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.
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.