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Instructions: You have been hired as staffing consultants by the administration of Sincere College. They need your assistance in locating and hiring an outstanding young scholar to join the faculty of the Davis School of Business. They want you to develop a recruiting plan that will locate a talented applicant pool, and a strategy to fill the position with the best applicant. You will have a budget of $10,000 to spend on the process.

Please prepare a two or three page paper that presents your suggestions. You may assume that Sincere College has a strong reputation, and that you need to define a competitive salary level to attract the kind of candidates the College wants.

Below is the position description.


DESCRIPTION: Teach primarily in the area of Business Ethics. Candidate may also teach a combination of required and elective courses such as Perspectives of Business and Society.

REQUIREMENTS: Earned doctorate in a business discipline or closely related area. Those finishing their dissertation with an imminent completion date will be considered. Teaching experience at the college level is required, as well as teaching and research interests in Business Ethics. Professional experience in the private sector with a for-profit organization is desirable. Preference will be given to individuals who demonstrate successful teaching experience.

Faculty members are expected to maintain active participation in research, scholarship, college governance, service, academic advisement and professional development activities.

All applications must be completed online. A resume, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and three references must be included in the application. Hard copies of resumes and/or applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Since its beginning, Sincere College has had an intercultural/international mission. Please tell us how your background, interest and experience can contribute to this mission, as well as to the specific position for which you are applying. Position offers excellent state benefits.

Sincere College of Connecticut is located in the beautiful foothills of the Blessed Valley Mountains, approximately 75 miles northeast of New York City. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Sincere College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to the promotion of teaching and learning within strong liberal arts based curriculum, thus earning the designation "Connecticut's Public Liberal Arts College." Its curricular emphasis includes the liberal arts and sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and the professional programs within a residential and sustainable living and learning environment. Organized into thematic learning communities, Sincere College provides academic excellence through its interdisciplinary curriculum, international education, intercultural understanding and experiential learning opportunities.

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I have created a template for setting up a strategy for recruiting this position. You may use this to create an essay or a chart or table. In this form, you can add to the template your own thoughts before writing the paper, treating it like an outline.

I have attached the same to the assignment.

Strategy for Recruitment
Recruitment plan for new professor
This can serve as a template to have an all-encompassing recruitment policy for your organization.

Recruitment policy:
To develop a plan to find and hire a qualified academic person for the position of Professor of Business, primarily business ethics.


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Solution Summary

A template that can be used to create an essay, report, or graphic for a strategy for recruitment.