Rather than curtail the complexities of faculty hiring by trying to manage it through the same applicant tracking system that they use for staff, Bates College went the other direction: they transitioned all hiring at the college, faculty and non-faculty, into Interfolio’s ByCommittee.
Partnering with Interfolio has:
empowered multiple Bates committee members to review the same applications at once.
provided a “neutral” buffer between the logistics of application and the hiring committee’s consideration.
enabled Bates to distribute internal knowledge about recruitment away from a single high-responsibility individual