Reopen a Closed Position

A Interfolio Faculty Search position is either "Open," meaning the positon is accepting new applications, or "Closed," meaning no new applications are being accepted.

Committee Managers and Administrators can close a position when applications are no longer being considered, either because a hire has been made or for some other reason.

If you need to reopen a closed position, follow the instructions below.

Filter your list of positions to show only closed (archived) positions

Filter your list of positions to show only closed (archived) positions

To reopen the position, select it from the list of closed positions

To reopen the position, select it from the list of closed positions

The current status of the position is displayed to the right of the list of applicants

The current status of the position is displayed to the right of the list of applicants

Click to open the dropdown menu and select "Open Position"

Click to open the dropdown menu and select "Open Position"

Select and apply a new status to reflect that the position has been reopened

Select and apply a new status to reflect that the position has been reopened

Confirm the change to an open status

Confirm the change to an open status

You will need to edit the position if you want to start accepting applications again

You will need to edit the position if you want to start accepting applications again

You may need to manually change the close the date of the position if you want to start accepting applications again

You may need to manually change the close the date of the position if you want to start accepting applications again

You may also want to republish the "Apply Now" page for the position

You may also want to republish the "Apply Now" page for the position