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Diversity Tail Waggin Dog Handout

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2010 Minority Conference on Recruiting and Retention in Las Vegas

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Diversity Tail Waggin Dog Handout

  1. 1. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 1 Diversity and the selection committee Is the TAIL WAGGING the DOG ?
  2. 2. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 2 What is the purpose of the committee ? • Search ? • Screening ? • Selection ?
  3. 3. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 3 What is the office of the Chair? • Hiring Official ? • Level ? • Role(s) ? • Qualifications ?
  4. 4. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 4 Are Ex-Officio members necessary ? • HR ? • Office of Diversity & EEO ? • Faculty Senate ? • Students ? • Union ?
  5. 5. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 5 Essential elements of an effective selection committee ? • Who selects ? • Timing ? • Size ? • Organizational area ? • Representation ? • Special roles ?
  6. 6. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 6 What are the essential traits of a selection committee ? • Trainable/adaptable to new processes ? • Knowledge of position? • Previous experience ? • Challenge conventional assumptions ? • Familiarity with candidates? • Assertiveness ? • Self-awareness ? • Confidential ? • Able to mediate conflict
  7. 7. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 7 By the Bernard Hodes Group: • 96% of Undergraduate and Graduate Students of Color Indicate: Professors of Color Have Positively Impacted Their Education. • 83 % of White Undergraduate and Graduate Students Indicate: Professors of Color Have Positively Impacted Their Education. Recent Survey
  8. 8. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 8 Diversity – EEO – AA ? • Does anyone really know the difference between diversity, inclusion, equity, EEO, and AA in the pursuit of a qualified diversified workplace ? • Aren’t those terms contradictory ?
  9. 9. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 9 Affirmative Action Postures 1. Passive nondiscrimination. A willingness in hiring, promotion, and pay decisions to treat the races and the sexes alike. 2. Pure affirmative action. A concerted effort to enlarge the pool of applicants so that no one is excluded because of past or present discrimination. 3. Affirmative action with preferential hiring. A company systematically favors minorities and women in the actual decisions of selecting its workforce. 4. Hard quotas. A company specifies numbers or proportions of minority group members that must be hired. Soft Heavy-Handed
  10. 10. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 10 DIVERSITY = QUALITY 1. IS HIRING FOR QUALITY & DIVERSITY EQUIVALENT ? 2. IS PRESENCE OF TALENT EXCLUSIVE ? 3. WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL VARIABLES ? – AVAILABILITY (RECRUITING) – FAIRNESS (SELECTION) 4. DO YOU HOLD MANAGERS ACCOUNTABLE?
  11. 11. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 11 ESSENTIAL FACTORS BUSINESS MODEL  Allocate resources, manpower, time  Fund research to create business plan  Assign most talented people to project  Pay for result / Recognize efforts  Monitor program – short/long term  Hold team accountable
  12. 12. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 12 ESSENTIAL FACTORS DIVERSITY MODEL – Foster accountabilities – Push down through every level – Make it condition of continued employment – Tied to performance goals, objectives, pay, etc. – Create “scorecard”
  13. 13. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 13 Is DIVERSITY of gender and race essential for every selection committee ?
  14. 14. Free Powerpoint Templates Page 14 Diversity Matters

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