Missouri State University - West Plains

Search Resources

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Few activities undertaken by members of the University community will be as critical to the University as recruiting and selecting employees. How this activity is handled directly affects the ability of Missouri State University-West Plains to implement its mission of "developing educated persons."

We are dedicated to providing equal access to our employment environment while at the same time taking affirmative action to recruit and retain outstanding faculty and staff from historically underrepresented groups, veterans and persons with disabilities.

For more specific information about the search processes at Missouri State University-West Plains, use the following links:

Academic Searches

The Academic Search Process: Guidelines for Hiring Faculty and Academic Administrators (Word® - 231 KB)- Complete guideline on Recruiting a Diverse Workforce for faculty and academic administrators.
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Faculty and Academic Administrators Hiring Procedures Checklist (Word® - 68 KB) - Checklist that provides all the steps to follow during the search process.
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Full-Time Faculty Applicant Tracking System Manual - Manual provides complete guidelines for posting recruitment actions in the Applicant Tracking System.

Full-Time Faculty Workflow - Diagram provides a picture of the workflow process for the full-time faculty hiring process in the Applicant Tracking System.

Professional and Administrative Searches

Administrative and Professional Staff Search Guidelines (Word® - 7.7 MB) - Complete guideline on Recruiting a Diverse Workforce. The search process for executive, administrative and professional staff personnel.
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Professional and Administrative Hiring Procedures Checklist (Word® - 59 KB) - Checklist that provides the steps to follow during the search process.
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Full-Time Staff Applicant Tracking System Manual - Manual provides complete guidelines for posting recruitment actions in the Applicant Tracking System.

Full-Time Staff Workflow - Diagram provides a picture of the workflow process for the full-time staff hiring process in the Applicant Tracking System.

Part-Time Staff Applicant Tracking System Manual - Manual provides complete guideline for posting recruitment actions in the Applicant Tracking System.

Part-Time Staff Workflow - Diagram provides a picture of the workflow process for the part-time staff hiring process in the Applicant Tracking System.

Additional Search Resources

Diversity Hiring Program Policy

Applicant Summary System Training (PowerPoint® - 6.3 MB) - Training on how to navigate through the Applicant Summary System.
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Applicant Summary System Outline (Word® - 23 KB) - Narrative on the features of the Applicant Summary System.
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Search Briefing Training (PowerPoint® - 121 KB) - Training in the art and science of conducting an effective search.
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Interview Questionnaire Guide (Word® - 7.5 MB)
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Appropriate and Inappropriate Questions (Word® - 50 KB)
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Conducting an Effective Search (Word® - 189 KB)
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Listing of Predominately Black Universities (Excel® - 67 KB)
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Listing of Predominately Hispanic Universities (Excel® - 33 KB)
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Regional Resources (Excel® - 24 KB)
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