UVa CHARGE Program
   
  U.Va. CHARGE

U.Va. CHARGE Faculty Search Committee Seminar

On a search committee this year or is there one in your professional future?

  • Discover recruitment and evaluation tools tested by U.Va. faculty that make the process easier
  • Learn how to handle committee dynamics
  • Learn best practices for conducting fair and inclusive searches that get the best applicants


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Faculty: September 8th
SEAS and A&S Department Chairs: September 9th

All sessions will be held in Zehmer Hall Conference Center

 

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SEMINAR PROGRAM

September 8: Professional Development for Faculty

  TIME MORNING SESSION: ALL FACULTY


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8:30-12:00

Zehmer Hall


8:30-9:00

Registration and networking.
Breakfast will be provided. All faculty are invited.
9:00-9:15 Welcome remarks from Vice Provost Kerry Abrams

9:15-10:45

University of New Hampshire Players - The UNH Players have led workshops with UNH faculty for the last year as part of the UNH GEAR ADVANCE grant. They We will be leaving the power point lecture behind as Power PLAY takes the stage for a stimulating and lively approach to tackling important issues that faculty search committees and academic departments face. Power Play fuses realistically acted scenarios with dynamic facilitation to engage an audience in difficult dialogues.  Get ready to take the Director's chair as session participants dig into the motivations, actions and inner thoughts of characters  grappling with tough decisions in the face of a department's hierarchy, history and culture.  

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:00

Tools to Manage the Search Process and Implicit Bias: Introduction of the Faculty Search Committe Portal - Learn about the UVa CHARGE Faculty Search Committee Portal where you will find tools and information to manage searches and implicit bias. Learn how to handle questions about dual career situations and the resources available to search committees.

  TIME AFTERNOON SESSION: SEAS AND A&S FACULTY ONLY


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12:00 - 3:30

Zehmer Hall


12:00-1:00

Lunch - Only for participants in the afternoon session (SEAS, A&S)
1:00-3:30

SEAS and A&S Faculty Search Committee Best Practices Workshop - Participants will learn how to address implicit bias as a committee member. Participants will also learn how to use the search committee tools to conduct a fair and inclusive search while reaching the best candidates.

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September 9: Professional Development for Department Chairs Only

  TIME SESSION: DEPARTMENT CHAIRS ONLY


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8:30-10:45

Zehmer Hall


8:30-9:00

Registration and networking.
Breakfast will be provided. All department chairs are invited
9:00-9:15 Welcome Remarks from Dean Aylor
9:15-10:45 UNH Players - Interactive professional development session on leadership and working with faculty. This session will focus on questions surrounding the culture and climate of an academic unit and how leadership impacts these dynamics. In this audience driven training, department chairs can explore how leadership can build a sense of community, guide departments through change processes, and strategies for effective leadership communication. Participants will gain greater awareness, stronger communication skills, and leave with useful strategies to use in their departments.  

 

 


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This is an ambitious effort that will require the assistance of many! If you are interested in getting involved, we welcome your participation. Please send an email to the team at uvacharge@virginia.edu. Feedback and suggestions are also welcome.

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