The following information is provided to you as a guide/checklist to assist you with the selection process.
All information regarding search/selection should be kept confidential;
Inquiries from candidates about the selection process should be referred to the Careers@CSUN website. Here, applicants may check the status of the job(s) for which they are applying by clicking first on “External Applicants” and then search for the position(s) to which s/he applied. Department personnel may not divulge information regarding any search.
Recruitment Services forwards only those applications meeting minimum qualifications by routing them through an e-mail notification with an attached .pdf to the department contact.
The purpose of the Selection Committee is to bring a variety of perspectives and insight to the interview process. Recruitment Services recommends that the committee is comprised of at least three members. Selection Committees are formed to evaluate the applicant pool, determine which candidates will participate in the interview process, and, actively conduct the interviews.
Using the Position Description created at the onset of the search, develop a list of job-related screening criteria comprised of the skills, knowledge, abilities, experience and education necessary for successful performance;
Applications that are submitted for Job Openings are reviewed by the Recruitment Services team in the Office of Human Resources. Recruitment Services screens applications, ensuring applicants meet minimum qualifications.
Recruitment Services forwards only those applications meeting minimum qualifications. Department contact will receive an e-mail notification when each batch of applications has been routed for department review.
Review and rate each application/resume in accordance with the developed criteria;
Rank and identify top applications. Use the Application Screening Record to rate candidates and document your process.
Determine top candidates by comparing committee members’ Applicant Screening Records.
Refer to "Keys to Successful Interviewing" as you develop a list of job-related interview questions;