As of March 5, 2012, there are new disposition codes for ranking applicants in RSA. Applicants can be ranked A, Q, or U. These codes will be for used for all faculty and staff searches. Each group is defined below.
Please note: Searches with A, B, C, U disposition codes already entered will continue to use those disposition codes. Searches without disposition codes entered and all new searches will use the new ranking system.
Please contact the Search Compliance Team with any questions. 860-486-2943, option 2.
A, Q, U Definitions
- Applicants meet minimum and all or most preferred qualifications.
- Do not need a disposition entered into RSA prior to interview certification.
- No limit or rule on the number of “A” ranked applicants. If the applicant merits an “A” ranking, the applicant should be ranked “A” and offered an interview.
- Must be invited for an interview. Initial interviews can be held via phone, Skype, or other electronic communication medium, or in person. Top candidates can be invited for on campus interviews without a subsequent interview certification from ODE.
- Additional “A” applicants will require an updated interview certification from ODE; this is if your “A” applicants do not produce a finalist and a tentative agreement on an offer, you will need ODE approval to change a “Q” to an “A”.
- Combination of previous “B” and “C” group.
- Applicants meet minimum and possibly some preferred qualifications.
- Disposition needs to indicate which preferred qualifications are lacking.
- If interview pool is exhausted, applicants from this group may be moved to “A” and interviewed.
- If applicants are moved to “A” group, a new interview certification must be obtained. (See moving “Q” to “A”).
- Applicants do not meet minimum qualifications.
- Applicants cannot be interviewed or hired.