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Search and Screen Committee Training

Advertising and the Job Announcement


A successful search begins with a job description that is altered in to a job announcement. The best job announcement articulates information about Bowling Green, KY (e.g. population, driving distance from other cities such as Louisville, Kentucky and/or Nashville, Tennessee), WKU (e.g. population, details about the department recruiting for a vacancy), primary duties and responsibilities that must be performed by the employee, required qualifications (e.g. education, experience and abilities), contact information and the following Equal Employment Opportunity statements placed at the bottom of each announcement:

"Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990."

"Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745-5121, a minimum of five working days in advance."

Below are links relevant to Advertising and the Job Announcement:

Overall Search

Develop Position

Faculty Job Announcement

Staff Job Announcement

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