The Faculty Posting

Faculty Posting

The FACULTY POSTING in Microsoft Forms is the first step to posting a faculty position at IU South Bend. The following steps are to be completed.

  1. Once the position has been approved for hire by the Office of Academic Affairs, the search committee chair/dean/administrative assistant will complete a MICROSOFT FORM found at The person completing the form must be logged into the system using their IU credentials (IU login and passphrase)
  2.  Complete the form making sure to complete all fields:
    •  Is this a VISITING appointment?
    • Select the RANK for the position to be hired
    • Select the SCHOOL/COLLEGE of the position
    • What is the FTE?
    • What is the APPOINTMENT STATUS?
    • Provide a SUMMARY of your department
    • Provide a SUMMARY of the faculty's responsibilities
    • Provide DETAILS of the teaching responsibilities
    • Provide DETAILS of SERVICE expected
    • Provide DETAILS of RESEARCH expected
    • What are the QUALIFICATIONS required?
    • List the PREFERRED qualifications
    • List the name of the DEPARTMENT CONTACT for questions about the search
    • What is the DEPARTMENT CONTACT NAME'S EMAIL address?
    • List any SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS to applicants
    • What is the EXPECTED START DATE?
    • What is the SEARCH SCOPE?
    • What date should the posting be removed from the web?
    • List the HIGHER EDUCATION RECRUITMENT CONSORTIUM (HERC) category, so the position can be posted in this free publication
    • In addition to the CV, Letter of Application, and List of References, what other documents should be submitted (select from list)
    • Search Committee CHAIR / Email
    • Committee Member Name (1) and email
    • Committee Member Name (2) and email
    • Committee Member Name (3) and email
    • Committee Member Name (4) and email
    • Committee Member Name (5) and email
    • Potential for eight committee members
  3. Once complete the data from the form will route to the Office of Academic Affairs for duplication to the FACULTY NOTICE in PeopleAdmin.
  4. The PeopleAdmin posting is then routed to the SCHOOL APPROVER (usually the dean of the school/college).
  5. Once approved by the SCHOOL APPROVER, the PeopleAdmin posting will route to the OFFICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, and the OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Complete the FACULTY POSTING;  email the completed form to Tammy Harwood at