Frequently Asked Questions
- University of Texas at El Paso, position title and department
- Position description
- Required qualifications
- Application instructions and contact information
- Application review date
- UTEP’s EEO statement
The University of Texas at El Paso does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or in the provision of services.
This statement should be used when placing any external advertisements. It is automatically included in position announcements posted on the UTEP Employment webpage.
- make personal contact with colleagues who may refer qualified applicants to apply;
- network at professional meetings and conferences;
- contact minority and women’s caucuses of professional organizations;
- send letters requesting nominations from presidents, Provost/VPAAs, and deans of targeted universities and associations (i.e. historically minority serving colleges and universities);
- The EO Office conducts research, on an on-going basis, to identify diversity-related publications, professional organizations and other avenues by which qualified women and minorities may be recruited, and provides this information to Search Chairs. The link to over 80 resources for recruiting minorities and women, including professional organizations, publications and websites is located at www.utep.edu/eoaa.
- At the beginning of each Fall semester EO Office places a print advertisement containing all open faculty positions in diversity-related publications. Previously, such ads have been placed in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education and Women in Higher Ed.
- The EO Office also lends assistance to academic departments by contacting universities that are known for graduating minority PhDs. Outreach letters with position announcements are sent to the appropriate Department Chair each of these universities, requesting their assistance in posting position descriptions and sourcing potential applicants.
- The EO Office posts every faculty position announcement to diversity-related list-servs/websites:
- Campus Women Lead (American Association of Colleges & Universities)
- Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
- The National Minority Faculty ID Program at Southwestern University
- Other diversity websites as identified
- An individual who has expressed interest in a specific, open position for which you are seeking applicants.
- An individual who applies during the period that the position remains open (anyone who applies after the close of a search is not an applicant and cannot be considered for the position).
- After the initial applicant screening (to those candidates who don’t meet the minimum required qualifications of the position);
- Once the short list has been determined;
- Once the campus interview list has been determined;
- Once the outcome of the search is certain (i.e. candidate accepts, or search is closed without being filled).
Resumes/C.V.s must be retained for any individual who has applied for a specific position. If you are meeting with job seekers at a conference to discuss positions available and advise they must apply to be considered for a particular position, then the job seeker is not being considered for a particular position during the conference visit and their resumes do not need to be retained.