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Recruitment Initiatives

Recruitment Initiatives

  • Establish a racially diverse group of faculty and staff who offer insight on recruiting diverse faculty.
  • Conduct workshops and climate surveys, obtain training and engage in service initiatives to ensure understanding of Belmont's commitment to diversity
  • Work with Alumni Relations to obtain recruitment recommendations and referrals of diverse alumni for available campus job postings
  • Ensure diverse membership of the Ambassadors, Bruin Recruiters and other student organizations including a group focused on graduate students and utilize these groups in recruitment
  • Support the “Bridges to Belmont” program
  • Increase number of diverse student organizations
  • Expand involvement of diversity-based student organizations in undergraduate and graduate recruitment
  • Implement employment recruitment advertising and marketing diversity initiatives withing brochures, publications, website and news features that reflect a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Consult with search committees to ensure understanding of appropriate hiring and interview processes including Belmont's affirmative action goals
  • Attend the Compact for Diverse Faculty to recruit faculty members from diverse backgrounds
  • Acquire new prospective leads of regional diverse high school students from ACT/SAT
  • Establish partnerships for ACT prep sessions and college prep and access programs (Belmont Distinguished Scholars/100 Kings) targeted to diverse MNPS students
  • Distribute annual survey to new faculty and admitted students for feedback on their recruitment experience
  • Identify diverse speakers and invite diverse audience representatives to participate in campus events
  • Offer scholarships and provide financial aid support and guidance i.e. Community, Bridges to Belmont, Ingram, Rose Park and Hearst Scholarships