Resources are currently available to assist your search committee members gain a greater understanding of how their actions and decisions may be unconsciously affecting hoe we perceive candidates. Awareness that implicit bias can occur during the search and hiring process is an important step in our commitment to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Excerpt from Student Affairs flyer “Implicit Bias Awareness Resources for Search Committees”.
Here are some of the Implicit Bias Awareness (IBA) resources available:
- WSU-HRS Implicit Bias
- WSU-IBA Resources
- IBA Memo from Jaime Nolan, Assoc. VP for Student Affairs
- IBA flyer
- “Yes, you have implicit bias, too.” from: The Chronicle of Higher Education
- “Rigging and already-rigged system.” from: The Boston Globe
- “How to keep faculty searches on track.” from: The Chronicle of Higher Education
- “Countering bias in the interview.” YouTube video from King County
- Test your level of implicit bias. Harvard Project Implicit
Schedule a large group discussion with Jaime Nolan, Associate Vice President for Community, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence. Please contact Jason Abrams to schedule meetings at Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4525