Search Committees


Resources for Search Committees

Rhode Island College Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Human Resources supports hiring managers and search committees in the important work of recruiting, reviewing, and selecting applicants for positions at the college. Here you will find helpful resources to support you as you engage in the search process for a new employee at RIC.

Search Guides

General Resources for Search Chair

As Search Chair, you are responsible for ensuring that each search committee member:

  • Reads the contents of the Affirmative Action Search Packet prior to evaluating applications or interviewing any candidates.
  • Reviews this training on implicit bias here.
  • Complies with the search committee responsibilities listed here.
  • Considers completing the RIC Search Committee Process Feedback Form here at the end of the process

You are also required to complete this electronic Affirmative Action Monitoring Report prior to the extension of any job offers as a result of this search. Additional resources pertinent to the search process and RIC’s Affirmative Action Program can be found here.