Director Search

The AdvanceRIT Director will have access to staff support, an operating budget, and office space. The position will report to the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs.

A search committee has been formed to support the search process. The committee is a representation of faculty (including non-tenure track, tenure track, department chair, associate dean, and dean), as well as a representative from HR. The general search process and guidelines are as follows:

  1. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, January 20.
  2. Every nominee will be invited to apply. Applications will be accepted by Tressi Daymon ( until close of business Friday, January 27.

    Application materials. Each nominee will be invited to supply application materials, including:
    • CV that includes leadership and service roles that are relevant to the position.
    • Statement of goals for the AdvanceRIT Directorship, including the vision and mission of the Office. This statement should articulate the candidate‚Äôs perceptions of RIT successes in the advancement of women in faculty roles at RIT, as well as target areas that need improvement at RIT.
  3. The committee will compile the full list of candidates by Tuesday, January 31 and will schedule interviews for mid to late February that will include a 1-hour meeting with the search committee.
  4. The committee will convene at the conclusion of the interviews to rank the candidates interviewed. In consultation with LaVerne McQuiller Williams, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, 2 to 3 top candidates will be selected to give a public lecture on goals for the AdvanceRIT office.
  5. The public lecture will be scheduled for early March, with a decision shortly thereafter.