Welcome Package for Applicants

Exhibit #18: Welcome Package for Interviewees

Here is a sample list of information that could be mailed, shared electronically, or handed to candidates who are invited to campus for an interview:

  • Employee/faculty handbook
  • Benefits synopsis
  • College or university catalog
  • Departmental brochure
  • Organizational chart (e.g., department, institution, etc.)
  • History of institution
  • Annual reports
  • Statement of mission, goals, objectives, and initiatives
  • Links to pertinent websites
  • Travel policies related to the cost and reimbursement expense for the interview
  • Directions to the campus
  • Information on parking or ground transportation related to the campus visit
  • Information from the local chamber of commerce or area tourism authority (e.g., about housing, schools, or other relocation information, etc.)
  • Favorable articles about the department, institution, or community
  • Promotional materials
  • Student admission brochures
  • A welcome letter from the committee chair



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