How to write realistic faculty position descriptions: Opinion

January 7, 2021
To attract the right employees, David D Perlmutter describes how human resources professionals can craft a well-written and effective faculty job descriptions. The article suggests starting with a familiar template that will provide the structure and universal language necessary for creating a position description. Perlmutter explains how consulting with faculty members who have a role in the hiring process can help reconcile overlapping authority. The author further encourages administrators to take a lead on identifying both the preferred and required qualifications that will be listed in a position’s description. The Chronicle of Higher Ed (International)