Each unit establishes its own approval process for filling a vacancy or creating a new position. Check with the supervising unit for instructions on how to gain approval to pursue any type of no-search hire.
Units may not extend an offer to prospective hires before obtaining prior approval. Units must submit required documentation to the appropriate approval authority for consideration.
|Elements||Distinguished Faculty Hire||Faculty Spousal/Partner Hire|
|Allowable circumstances||Opportunity to hire an individual when it’s unlikely that a search will result in a more qualified candidate and when the hire will enhance the reputation of the academic discipline||Opportunity to hire an individual for which their faculty spouse/partner has been hired or is under consideration or as part of a retention effort of their faculty spouse/partner|
|All written requests must include:||
|Additional information required in the written request when the new hire is faculty||