Summary of Search Process

A Brief Summary of the Recruitment and Selection of Faculty and Academic Professional and Administrative Employees (view HR Policy)

In accordance with college or administrative unit procedures and online employment process, the completed requisition is to be routed within the unit to secure all appropriate approvals prior to posting and advertising the position and to other approvals/reviews as required by collegiate and university guidelines.

Affirmative Action in the Search Committee Process

  • University mission.  Equity and diversity are central to the University’s accomplishment of its educational, research and outreach mission.  This is recognized in Board of Regents' policies, in statements by the President and in the University’s strategic positioning process.   Search committees are an important mechanism for achieving equity and diversity. 

Affirmative Action

Equal Opportunity Statement

Long Form

(for use in collegiate bulletins, employee handbooks and application forms)

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Disability Access Statement

For conferences, events, and activities, have someone in the unit be responsible for handling requests. In publishing registration brochures, invitations, or fliers use the following statement:

To request disability accommodations, please contact (name, department, address, phone number).




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Definitions of EOAA Terms and Types of Discrimination

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Affirmative Action


Unit EOAA Liaisons

Unit EOAA liaisons have numerous responsibilities. Learn more about liaison roles and duties.


Academic Affairs and Provost, Office of the Senior VP for

Cheryl Brady

311 Morrill



Tina Marisam, J. D.

Director, Title IX Coordinator

Phone: 612-626-9357


Gabrielle Mead, J. D.

Assistant Director

Phone: 612-626-8112




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