The Office of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity (OADEO) ensures that faculty search committees comply with federal, state, and local affirmative action and equal opportunity laws. It develops Academic Affirmative Action plans, faculty representation reports, and resources to support academic diversity and inclusion.
For further information and links to resources, please click the headings below.
OADEO manages the UCSD Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin and posts all the open academic positions it processes in this bulletin. These positions include tenured and tenure-track positions, positions for other teaching faculty (e.g., lecturers), research positions, postdoctoral positions, and more.
OADEO also posts these positions on the Southern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Web site.
OADEO is responsible for providing an annual review and update of the UCSD Academic Personnel Affirmative Action Program. These documents, generally referred to as Academic Personnel Affirmative Action plans, are available for 2007 through 2012.
OADEO guides departments in their recruitment efforts in order to enhance academic diversity at UCSD. Toward this end, OADEO monitors academic recruitments by reviewing and analyzing the departmental reports that document the progress of searches, and it provides the following guidelines and information resources:
Open recruitment process for ladder-rank faculty
OADEO is responsible for providing the following annual reports and data related to academic diversity and equal opportunity at UCSD:
Diversity policies and guidelines (campus, state, federal, and other)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography diversity resources:
Visit the Diversity Opportunities Web pages for news about the innovative ways UCSD faculty are contributing to this important part of the University's mission and for access to a searchable database of volunteer opportunities.
ADEO provides user training for two components of Academic Personnel On-Line, a UCSD business system for completing academic personnel processes. The components are e-Recruitment Plan (an electronic system for processing open recruitment plans) and Recruit (an electronic job application system for academics).
Training in the use of e-RP and Recruit is now available through on-site sessions conducted specifically for the academic personnel staff in individual departments. Instruction in recruitment policies and use of academic recruitment forms is also included in these sessions.
Enrollment is available through the UC Learning Center. (UCSD Single Sign-On is required; select "Browse Catalog," then choose "Academic Personnel" under "Academic Policy and Practices.")
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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Reserve through the UC Learning Center|
May 15, 2014
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Reserve through the UC Learning Center|
Links to applications
You must be registered for Single Sign-On and have an assigned role in order to access the applications. (For explanations, please see User Information for AP On-Line.)
Help manuals for applications
Users can download and print the help manuals:
OADEO is responsible for implementing the Faculty Career Development Program (FCDP), which supports the research or creative activities of junior faculty in order to enhance their progress toward the Associate Professor (tenured) level. The program also recognizes and rewards individuals who have promoted diversity and equal opportunity.
The program is open to all Assistant Professors with Academic Senate membership (Ladder-Rank, In Residence, and Clinical X series), without regard to race, religion, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin.
For complete eligibility and application information, please click the link above.
OADEO works in close collaboration with Jeanne Ferrante, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Equity, and the team of divisional Faculty Equity Advisors to assist faculty search committees in utilizing best-practice recruitment strategies to develop large, well-qualified, and diverse applicant pools.
Faculty Equity Advisors provide advice, collaboration and information to advance faculty diversity and excellence at UCSD.
OADEO also assists and advises the Academic Senate Committee on Diversity and Equity.
UC San Diego recognizes that decisions about seeking, accepting, and maintaining employment often involve considerations concerning two careers, and that providing assistance in this area can help foster academic diversity. OADEO’s Partner Opportunities Program (POP) provides assistance and support in the employment search to spouses or partners of General Campus ladder-rank faculty candidates and appointees, and of those in senior management positions who hold academic appointments.
Jennifer Park (firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-822-5862) is the director of the Partner Opportunities Program (POP) and the Southern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (SoCalHERC). POP provides assistance and support in the employment search for spouses or partners of ladder-rank faculty candidates and appointees, and of those in senior management positions who hold academic appointments. SoCALHERC supports the efforts of its 28 member institutions in recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through sharing information and resources. In addition, Jennifer also provides diversity resources and supports the e-Recruitment Plan process for faculty recruitments.
Nathalia Quirk (email@example.com or 858-534-4497) is responsible for all preliminary work on academic recruitment forms, including electronic Recruitment Plans, Interim Reports, Selection Reports, and Waivers. She helps train the UCSD community in the use of two AP On-Line applications, e-Recruitment Plan and Recruit, and offers instruction on the proper use of other forms and on OADEO procedures. She also implements the annual Faculty Career Development Program and provides data reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Equity and the Director of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity.
Carla Solomon (firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-534-3623) is director of the Offfice of Academic Diversity and Equal Opportunity. She assists faculty search committees in using best-practice stragegies to develop large, well-qualified, diverse applicant pools for faculty recruitments, and helps to clarify the University’s responsibilities for compliance with federal and state regulations. She works in close collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Equity.