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Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Launches New Technology to Streamline International Faculty Hiring 

Russian private business school partners with Interfolio to reduce administrative burden and improve the hiring experience for administrators, faculty, and applicants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 4, 2019 – The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, an award-winning private business school with respected faculty from across the world, today announced the adoption of Interfolio’s Faculty Search module to support a strategic initiative to recruit the best international faculty.

“Our school is actively adding new faculty from across the globe,” said Denis Konanchuk, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. “Partnering with Interfolio will provide a consistent approach to hiring faculty, which will then influence the development of new processes for the entire school. It will also significantly increase the amount of time we can spend on new initiatives, rather than on administrative work.”

Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO’s previous hiring process lacked a standardized process,  placing a significant administrative burden on under-resourced staff. Interfolio Faculty Search — built specifically for the nuances of faculty hiring and the shared governance model of higher education — will improve the hiring experience for administrators and faculty, as well as applicants.

Using Faculty Search, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO will have one digital system to post, collect, and organize applications and confidential materials and communicate with hiring committee members.

“We are pleased to add Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO to our existing partnerships with international business schools, including the London School of Business, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and IESE Business School,” said Andrew Rosen, CEO of Interfolio. “The use of Interfolio across disciplines and across the globe speaks to the versatility and configurability of our products, which are focused on improving not only the faculty experience but also the administrative experience—especially when reporting to accreditation organizations like the AACSB.”

About the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO is one of the leading private business schools in Russia and the CIS. It was founded in 2006 by a group of partners including Russian and international companies as well as individuals. Our goal is to foster an open platform of academic exchange, attract world-class professors and researchers, develop Russian experts, explore and tackle issues at the overlap of academia and business practices, and generate new ideas. We strive to create relevant knowledge and expertise for those who rely on Russia and emerging markets. With over 150 professors, the School offers degree programs for MBA and Executive MBAs, as well as continuing education for a variety of audiences. For more information about SKOLKOVO, please visit https://school.skolkovo.ru/en/.

About Interfolio

Founded in 1999, Interfolio is an education technology company based in Washington, DC, and offers the first holistic faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of faculty work—encompassing job seeking, professional accomplishment (in teaching, research, and service), evaluation success (in reviews, tenure, promotion, sabbatical), and beyond. All Interfolio software applications focus on faculty, with workflow tools to support shared governance processes; activity reporting solutions that support accreditation, decision making, and data analytics; and consumer offerings that provide portable, private dossier collection and curation for sharing with academics and others. Working with over 250 clients, Interfolio leads with vision and innovation, always focused on advancing faculty and their institutions. For more information about Interfolio, please contact team@interfolio.com.