This workshop is designed for members of search committees and other Virginia Tech stakeholders who may participate in a search process. In order to participate in an employment search process, an employee must have completed this workshop within the last two years. 

Learning objectives

  • An overview of the university's search and selection process;
  • complying with university and federal equal opportunity and affirmative policies and regulations; and
  • managing a fair and equitable search process for the best qualified candidates.

Registration is required via Coursewhere by selecting "view by alpha" and then searching for the course title listed above.

This workshop is also periodically offered via WebEx. Registration is required. Select "view by alpha" and search for "Search Committee Charge Workshop via WebEx."

Completion status

Completion of this training is valid for two years. Any employee who would like to verify their status with respect to meeting and maintaining the requirement can log into the Hokie Spa, select “Hokie Team,” and view the “Employment Information” page. The completion and expiration dates are listed under “Training Dates” at the bottom of that page.

Accommodation request

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in any the workshops or trainings, contact Melissa Thomas at 540-231-5368 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at least 10 days prior to the scheduled date of the program.