Help CenterFaculty Search Institution Guide Table of Contents and PrefaceQuick to Post Guide for Faculty Search - Table of Contents

Quick to Post Guide for Faculty Search - Table of Contents

This guide is only recommended Interfolio Faculty Search Client Institutions who would like to post a position as soon as possible.

Here is the link if you are looking for the general chapter on Creating a Position.

This chapter of articles have been assembled to help an administrator at an institution quickly be able to create a posting in Interfolio Faculty Search, and in doing so creating a template for the institution and/or unit. This guide can be accomplished with one users with an administrator account.

How to Progress Through this Self Guided Training

There are a total of 7 Core Sections to this training, each with required articles .

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Section Articles

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Table of Contents

Preface - Faculty Search, Using this Resource, and Getting Further Support

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This article you currently are reading will be a table of contents to help you quickly navigate to the other content from a central location. There are additional learning articles within the individual section articles (ie- Section 2 - Managing User Roles and Assigned Units)

Preface Article

Section 1 - Accessing and Navigating Interfolio Faculty Search

The first section of the Quick Start Faculty Search guide will focus on informing users how to login, as well as navigate to Interfolio Faculty Search. All login methods are covered in the materials below.

Section 1 - Accessing and Navigating Interfolio

  • Logging into Interfolio - Interfolio allows institutions to login with Single Sign-On or through Interfolio managed account credentials. All login methods for Faculty Search are covered in this article.
  • Navigating to Faculty Search - Quickly and easily navigate to Interfolio Faculty Search

Section 2 - Managing User Roles and Assigned Units

This section section of the Quick Start Faculty Search Guilde will focus on informing users how to manage user roles and also add additional units. Optional articles will provides tips to manage and customize Interfolio Faculty Search for your institution's users and applicants.

Section 3 - Administrative Settings

The third section of the Quick Start Faculty Search Guide will be focusing on updating the Institutional Templates and Settings that are being used to run a search. Administrators at the institution or unit level can create standardized form templates, position and applicant statuses that fit the needs of their institution's and/or units to ensure consistency across searches and/or departments.

This section of the guide focuses on creating a search, setting requirements, assigning forms and templates within Interfolio, and then also distributing the URL that applicants will use to navigate to the application landing page. This landing page will track the receiving sources of your applicants and inform institution search committees of the most productive messages and postings that they have made.

Section 5 of this guide covers the basics to managing and supporting a position search within Interfolio Faculty Search. This collection of materials will assist administrator and committee managers in understanding the applicant and letter writer experience, as well as how to manage and support their submissions.

Section 6 - Evaluating Applications

This section will inform users how to effectively evaluate applications for a position and how to reliably collect and relay feedback to the committee using Interfolio Faculty Search. Users will be given tips to use Application Statuses and Position Statuses to deliver reliable and consistent messaging to all applicants to your Interfolio hosted position search. Tagging and archiving applicants will allow for a smooth and easy committee experience within Interfolio Faculty Search.

This section will demonstrate how to generate and export reports of the data that has been collected during the use of Interfolio Faculty Search. Both during and after the committee has made their final decision, the institution and the committee can gain valuable insight with the data on the candidates, process, and evaluations related to the search.