Appendix 17 Lehigh University Administrative Offices to Support Faculty Searches

Office of the Provost

Office of Vice Provost for Academic Diversity

Office of the Provost Cluster Hiring Initiative

Office of the Provost—Strategic Hiring Initiative

Office of Human Resources

Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Office of the Dean, College of Business & Economics

Office of the Dean, College of Education

Office of the Dean, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Office of Faculty Development

Office of International Affairs

Office of the General Counsel

Student Affairs Office

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Office of Women Center

Office of LGBT Communities

Academic Support Services for Students with Disabilities


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Before the Search Begins
  3. Legal Issues & the Search Process
  4. Initiating the Faculty Search Process
  5. Recruiting Activities During the Search
  6. Managing Campus Visits
  7. Final Selection of a Candidate
  8. Negotiating Contracts / Offers
  9. Evaluating the Search


  1. Faculty Recruitment & Initial Appointment Checklist
  2. Faculty Employment Request Form
  3. Permission to Advertise Request Form
  4. Reason for Declining Faculty Appointment Offer Form
  5. Workshops to Support the Process
  6. Principles of Our Equitable Community Document
  7. Lehigh University’s Core Values
  8. Board of Trustees Diversity Statement
  9. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Non-Discrimination Policy
  10. Resources for Recruitment: Workshops, Publications, Organizations & Websites
  11. College & University Addresses
  12. Women & Minority Institutional Doctoral Directory
  13. Women & Minority Doctoral Award History
  14. Readings on Diversity, Gender & Faculty Recruitment
  15. Handbook References
  16. Faculty Search Resources
  17. Lehigh University Administrative Offices to Support Faculty Search