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Add New Users to Faculty Search

Potential search committee members must be added as Interfolio users in order to review applications and perform committee work in Faculty Search. Committee Managers and Administrators can add users to Interfolio Faculty Search.

Users are managed from the Users, Units & Titles page of Faculty Search. Follow the instructions below to add users to the program.


Click "Users & Groups" in the left navigation menu

Click the "Add User" button to the right of the Users, Units & Titles page

Fill out the "Add User" form with the user's name and email address

You can also choose to send the new user a welcome message. Click "Preview" to see how the email will look to the recipient.

The preview button will display how the message will appear in the inbox of the user. Click "Send" when you are ready to send the message.

Important: You can resend this invitation email at any time. For more information see the article Resend the Interfolio Faculty Search Invitation Email.


Set permissions: click "Add Role" to add the user to one or more units and assign them to roles in each unit

A user's role determines their capabilities in the program.

By default, new users are added to the program with the role of Evaluator, however, an administrative user can grant any user a role equal to or lesser than their own role in any unit they administer.

For instance, an Administrator in Faculty Search can add a user and assign that user the role of Administrator or Committee Manager for any unit in their organizational hierarchy. Committee Managers can add a user and grant that user the role of Committee Manager or Evaluator in any administrative unit where they serve as a Committee Manager, but cannot add a user and make them an Administrator.

Assign the user to a unit from the dropdown list

Select a role for the user and click "Add"

If necessary, add the user to another unit and assign them a role in the new unit to which they are added

In the example below, the user has been added as a Committee Manager in the College of Business, but they can be added to as many units as necessary and assigned a different role in each.

The user will appear in the list of users listed with their unit and role