Hiring Full-time Faculty

View Full-time Faculty Hiring Guidelines. If you have questions about the hiring process, contact HR. 

It takes a village to recruit a new ACC Riverbat, especially those hired to educate, shape, and broaden the minds and experiences of many.  ACC’s Employment & Outreach Services supports its faculty community by providing the resources faculty need to recruit stellar educators.

Human Resources partners with academic departments to recruit faculty candidates, and we are thrilled to have new and veteran ACC faculty and employees participate in hiring. The following resources will help you navigate the process. If you have questions, please contact HR

Helpful Hiring and Onboarding Information

Faculty Recruiting Season

The kickoff of faculty recruiting season in September is always exciting. The recruiting season typically ends at the beginning of June.   

This season will be especially critical for hiring committees to complete the hiring of their vacant positions as early as reasonably possible. ACC uses the Workday system to manage the hiring of new faculty, adjunct, staff, hourly, and work-study students. We want to ensure new employees have a smooth onboarding process and proper access to ACC systems to begin their instructional endeavors. 

Faculty Hiring Schedule

September: Positions identified and confirmed

October: Position posted and advertising secured

November: Hiring committees formed and committee training conducted

December: Applications released upon completion of training

January: Job postings close; final release of applications.

February: Committees convene, interview questions are created and approved by AVP, and candidates are identified for interviews

March/April: Interviews, teaching demonstrations, and recommendations

April/May: HR conducts pre-employment background checks, salary placement, and job offers.

June: Hiring committees who have unfilled positions are encouraged to identify Temporary Employee Hires (TEH) by the end of June.

Faculty Hiring Guidelines

Review the Faculty Hiring Guidelines handbook for helpful hiring forms, including the Faculty Reference Check Form, and Virtual Faculty Hiring Notebooks (provided to committee chairs as committees are confirmed).

Email completed Faculty Hiring Notebooks to HR at hrfacultyhires-group@austincc.edu.

Faculty Hiring Training Schedule

ACC offers two types of training for faculty hiring committee members. Participants will find that they can gain valuable information to support their hiring initiatives.

Faculty Hiring Process Training
This training provides committee chairs with an in-depth review of the faculty hiring process. It includes amendments to the hiring processes, essential tips, and guidance to ensure consistency in the college’s hiring practices and to meet state and federal guidelines and regulations. All faculty hiring committee chairs are required to participate in Hiring Process Training for Faculty.

Dates: TBA

Equity In Faculty Hiring (required for all committee members)
Equity in Faculty Hiring training is presented by ACC’s finest to ACC’s finest, its dedicated faculty. ACC aims to provide historically underrepresented populations equal access to growth opportunities and networks that help close the gap, from leadership levels to all aspects.

Faculty committee members who have never participated in ACC’s Equity training are asked to enroll in Equity ONE.

Equity TWO training is available for committee members who completed Equity ONE in the previous year.

Equity THREE training is for those who participated in Equity ONE and TWO in previous years.

Equity in Faculty Hiring is required for faculty hiring committee members, including committee chairs

Dates: TBA

Advertising for Open Positions

At the beginning of each recruiting season, HR solicits advertising requests from department chairs who have open positions. Advertising costs for faculty positions are funded by HR. All costs are subject to review and approval by the Employment manager. Ad placements will be confirmed with each requestor as ads are placed. Advertising requests for faculty positions may be sent to hrfacultyads-group@austincc.edu Send us ad sources that are not on this list and we will add it!

Suggested Advertising and Recruiting Sources

View suggested faculty advertising/recruiting sources, including ACC- and discipline-related associations and affiliates.

Address questions about faculty hiring to HRSupport@austincc.edu

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