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Faculty Recruitment Instructional Materials

The Faculty and Academic Resource Office is committed to providing professional support and resources to recruit and retain excellent, diverse, and highly motivated faculty. The following guidelines and resources are available to assist in the successful recruitment process.

If you need additional assistance, please contact facultyresources@txstate.edu or 512-245-3628. 


Search Committee Chair User Guide

The purpose of the Search Committee Chair User Guide is to provide instruction and orientation to the TXST online applicant tracking system (PeopleAdmin) for the Search Committee Chair during the search process.

  • Access reviewing applications,
  • Changing applicant's workflow states,
  • Requesting interview approval, and
  • Preparing the hiring matrix.

Search Committee Member User Guide

The purpose of the Search Committee Member User Guide is to provide instruction and orientation to the TXST online applicant tracking system (PeopleAdmin) for search committee members during the search process.

  • Access reviewing applications,
  • Requesting interview approval, and
  • Preparing the hiring matrix.

Requesting Approval to Conduct Final Interview

The purpose of the Requesting Approval to Conduct Final Interview Guide is to provide instructions to formally request interview approval from the associate provost for the following positions:

  • Promotion-eligible titles (clinical, practice, and research)
  • Senior lecturers

How to Use the Hiring Matrix Tool

The purpose of the How to Use the Hiring Matrix Tool Guide is to provide instructions on designing and utilizing the hiring matrix tool during the search process.

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