Your institution’s ability to meet student expectations depends on hiring top-notch scholars and staff. And any future plans, such as specialized degree program expansions and online curriculum offerings will require an agile recruitment process. With Oracle Modern Best Practice, you can leverage social, mobile, analytics, big data, and the cloud to gain a holistic view of your entire institution to quickly determine workforce needs, assess current talent capabilities, and gain insight into trends and underlying causes (such as student retention and faculty turnover rates). Reach a larger and more diverse talent pool by expanding your sourcing to in-house talent profiles, social media, job boards, and faculty network referrals. Identify top prospects via multitiered automated screening tools.
Support new degree programs and online curriculum by using workforce modeling and prediction to identify resources, budget, and educational requirements needed, such as a PhD. Mitigate staff shortages and plan for potential adjunct and contingent faculty deployment. Authorize job postings and requisitions.
Find the right faculty and staff candidates with the potential to meet future needs, such as specialized degree programs. Leverage analytics, social media, current talent profiles, internal succession pipeline, job boards, agencies, and referrals from faculty networks (speaker series and conferences).
Identify faculty and staff prospects via multitiered automated screening and assessment tools. Review a candidate’s extracurricular activities, background, qualifications, publications, academic appointments, certifications, and memberships (societies, accreditation boards, and corporate boards). Determine desirable candidates and conduct interviews.
Select the new hire, obtain required internal approvals, and electronically confirm/deliver the job offer, including multistep contract offers (such as adjunct faculty and re-appointments). Include the employee handbook, contract, and union details for review and acceptance by the new hire.
Use a new hire portal and dashboards to automate the completion of onboarding tasks including appointment, contract documentation, faculty orientation, and educational/publication requirements, such as transcripts and articles.
Enable and equip new resources. Manage benefits, knowledge requirements, union and contract details, credentialing, and learning plans.