Recruiting: Proven Search and Hiring Practices for the Best Talent (eBook)
To ensure the selection of the most qualified individual for the department chair role, you must engage in a customized and rigorous search process. The critical nature of the position demands that the person you choose possess the skills, personality, and competencies to ignite the creativity and secure the commitment of faculty, students, residents and peers. By identifying best practices and pitfalls to avoid in advance, the best possible fit is most likely to be achieved.
Designed for institutional leaders involved in the search and selection process, current and prospective medical school department chairs, deans and associate deans, and others who work with chairs.
OVERVIEW AND BENEFITS
Selecting the most qualified individual to be the department chair requires a customized, rigorous search. The critical nature of the position demands the person possess the skills, personality, and competencies to ignite the creativity and secure the commitment of faculty, students, residents, and peers. By identifying best practices and pitfalls to avoid, the best possible fit is most likely to be achieved.
Recruiting is core publication in the AAMC's Successful Medical School Department Chair Series and focuses on the process of identifying and attracting the most qualified individuals to serve as department chairs. Readers will:
- Gain insight into why search committees are evolving from representative-based to competency-based.
- Learn how to more effectively attract women and racial and ethnic minority candidates to leadership positions in academic medicine.
- Weigh the pros and cons of using search consultants.
- Discover what type of interview approach to use in different situations.
- Find how to successfully bring a new leader on board.
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