Board Policies - Human Resources

BP 7120 Recruitment and Hiring

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Article 1, Section 31 of the California Constitution, Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 53000 et seq., 51023.5 Education Code Sections 70901.2, 70902(b)(7) & (d),  87100 et seq. and 87458; ACCJC Accreditation Standard III.1.A

It is the responsibility of the Chancellor to determine the personnel needs of the District. The Chancellor shall establish procedures for the recruitment and selection of employees including, but not limited to, the following criteria.

It is the policy of the Rancho Santiago Community College District to obtain the best qualified administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student success.  The Board of Trustees supports a competitive selection process for filling vacant positions.

It shall be the duty of the Chancellor to see that persons nominated for employment meet all qualifications established by law and/or the Board of Trustees for the position for which nomination is made.
Academic employees shall possess the minimum qualifications prescribed for their positions by the Board of Governors.

The criteria and procedures for hiring academic employees shall be established and implemented in accordance with board policies and procedures regarding the Academic Senate’s role in local decision-making.

The criteria and procedures for hiring classified employees shall be established after first affording the appropriate constituent groups an opportunity to participate in the decisions under the Board’s policies regarding local decision making.

The Chancellor will recommend the appointment of all employees to the Board of Trustees. Employees may be appointed by the Chancellor or delegated agent subject to ratification at the next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees.

The authority to assign and/or transfer personnel within the District is delegated to the Chancellor except as such power may be limited by law, District policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements.

Revised October 28, 2013 (Previously BP4102)
References Updated:  March 16, 2015; November 7, 2016