Conducting Faculty Searches

Advertising and Hiring Deadlines

To ensure all faculty advertising and hiring guidelines are met, we strongly recommend positions be posted and hiring paperwork submitted by the following dates:

  • Fall Hires: advertise by March 1; all hiring paperwork submitted by July 1
  • Spring Hires: advertise by October 1; all hiring paperwork submitted by November 1
  • Summer Hires: advertise by February 1; all hiring paperwork submitted by April 1


OneUSG Careers

Kennesaw State University has officially launched OneUSG Careers. All new faculty searches should be conducted using this system.

Log in to OneUSG Connect when you are ready to begin.

Answers to commonly asked questions can be found at Careers FAQs.

Please direct questions about the faculty search process to


Search Guidelines

The Faculty Search Guidelines is a document detailing information on creating job descriptions, conducting searches, and hiring faculty at Kennesaw State University.

Please review the information on SACSCOC guidelines for faculty credentials when beginning the search process.

When hiring faculty, the goals articulated in the R2 Roadmap should be used to provide guidance from writing ads to making job offers.

Faculty Hiring and Search Processes

Faculty Search and Screen Training


OneUSG Connect Careers User Guides

Hiring Manager: Application Management

Hiring Manager: Preparing Full-Time Job Offer

Hiring Manager: Preparing Part-Time & Limited-Term Job Offer

Search Committee Member Access

For more information, please visit Talent Acquisitions Resources.


Requesting Job Openings - Posting Templates

Please use the applicable posting template when requesting your job opening in OneUSG Careers.

National External Advertisement

All full-time faculty postings must be advertised nationally for 30 days. This advertisement is created and uploaded in oneUSG Careers by Academic Affairs. Departments must use this national external advertisement when posting the ad in other external venues.

Faculty Job Posting Advertising Categories

You may choose up to two categories from each list for full-time faculty postings.  This information must be included on the Job Posting Template in the appropriate section.

The Chronicle of Higher Education 

Conducting Faculty Searches FAQs

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