Search Committee Training
Welcome to Search Committee Training
All search committee chairs and members MUST complete the search committee training before serving on a search committee. This training requires access to VCU’s Blackboard system. You will need to know your eID and password in order to log in. If you have questions about obtaining your eID and password, please contact VCU HelpIT at 804-828-2227.
Log in to Blackboard here. Once logged in, select the “School of Medicine Search Committee Training” course.
Instructions for completing this training are available in this document (Search Committee Training Instructions) and the video below.
If you have any questions regarding this training or the search committee process, please contact the School of Medicine’s Office for Faculty Affairs at 804-628-2353.
Search Committee Documents
As part of the search committee training, the following documents are available on Blackboard in addition to the training slides.
Search Committee Resource Guide (Process + Appendices)
Search Committee Appendices (Appendices only)
The appendices include:
A. Types of Positions
B. Search Committee Invitation Letter
C. Informational References for Committee Members
D. How to Create a Doodle Poll
E. Sample First Meeting Agenda
F. Sample Work Committee Timeline
G. Candidate Rating Form 1
H. Candidate Rating Form 2
I. Candidate Rating Form 3
J. Candidate Rating Form 4
K. Sample Invitation for 1-2 Hour Interview
L. Sample Invitation for On Campus Interviews
M. Sample No Further Consideration Letter
N. Sample Interview Script
O. Sample Interview Evaluation
P. Reference Check Questions
Q. Verification of Credentials
If you have any questions regarding this training or the search committee process, please contact the School of Medicine's Office for Faculty Affairs at 804-628-2353