Hiring Process Training and Workshops

The Affirmative Action Analytics and Planning Division offers many different training and workshop opportunities for our campus partners. We have online versions of some of our most requested workshops. In-person trainings and workshops can be scheduled by request.

Recruitment, Selection, and Hiring

Inclusive Hiring at Illinois 

The Inclusive Hiring at Illinois online program is a mandated training for EEO officers, vice chairs, assistant vice chairs, hiring managers, diversity advocates, search committee chairs and members. The goal of this training is to explain affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, the search process, mitigating implicit bias, as well as other issues that can affect the fairness of the search. The program will go-live on August 19, 2024.

Access to applications for the search you are serving will be granted only after you successfully complete the online program.

There are eleven modules included in the training.

  1. Welcome
  2. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
  3. Acknowledging and Mitigating Implicit Bias in the Hiring Process
  4. EEO Officer/Vice Chair/Assistant Vice Chair Role
  5. Hiring Manager Role
  6. Hiring Manager Role Without a Search Committee
  7. Diversity Advocate Role
  8. Search Committee Chair Role
  9. Search Committee Member Role
  10. Resources
  11. Closing

All roles must complete modules 1, 2, 3, and 11. Furthermore:

  • EEO officers, vice chairs, assistant vice chairs are required to complete modules 4, 10 and 11 annually.
  • Hiring managers are required to complete modules 5 if a search committee exists, and modules 6 and 10 if there isn’t a committee.
  • Diversity advocates are required to complete modules 7 and 10.
  • Search committee chairs are required to complete modules 8 and 10.
  • Search committee members are required to complete module 9.

Upon completion of the program, individuals may serve in their role for two years without needing to redo the training, except for those serving as EEO officers, vice chairs, and assistant vice chairs, who undergo annual training. You will be able to monitor training completion through a spreadsheet that is updated daily.