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Search Firm Process

The University of Chicago’s process for engaging with and utilizing search firms for all academic and staff searches, including officer searches, ensures that the search is compliant with the University’s equal opportunity and affirmative action obligations.  To achieve compliance with these obligations, all units must adhere to the memo below when using a search firm for any academic or staff search. 

UNIVERSITY SEARCH FIRM PROCESS MEMO (uploaded May 18, 2021) / Accessible Word file here

Any questions or requests for the referenced attachments should be directed to the Director of the Office for Affirmative Action, Scott Velasquez (