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Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access
Recruiting & Hiring Resources

Recruitment and hiring at SUNY ESF elaborate process that was developed to ensure fair and equitable consideration for all applicants. ESF is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering a community that values an environment of inclusion, diversity and equality by providing equal educational and employment opportunities. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Are you on a search committee?

You may need to access ESF's Online Applicant Tracking System on Interview Exchange.

Login to Interview Exchange

Don't have access just yet?

Once the position is posted the search committee will need to meet with the Affirmative Action Officer to review process and then the committee will receive access.

Missed the meeting?

You need to contact the Affirmative Action Officer to go over materials and sign the Search Committee Member Acknowledgment.


Melissa Gebo
Interim Affirmative Action Officer
216 Bray Hall

Search Committee Resources

  • Recruiting and Hiring Process Checklist
    A guide and timeline for the Search Committee members to follow during the recruitment and hiring process
  • Summary of Information for Search Committee Members
    A helpful summary of information provided to the Search Committee Members of their responsibilities of participating on a search committee.
  • Candidate Screening and Evaluation
    Steps for developing a criteria for screening and evaluating candidates.
  • Interview Preparation
    Contains information on diversity including our Non-Discrimination Statement, common interview pitfalls and how to prepare for the interview. Includes sample interview questions and examples of how to ask the questions you want to ask to determine the best candidate for the job.
  • Reference Check Preparation
    Reference checks are a means of verification and clarification of a candidate's abilities, work experiences and skills. This guide covers the process of conducting reference checks for candidates.
  • SUNY-ESF's Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Strategic Plan
    ESF is committed to increasing our inclusion, diversity and equity of all faculty, staff and students. ESF will continue to be a leader in the study of science, engineering, design, policy and management related to the environment and will achieve this goal by becoming a more inclusive institution to meet the challenges faced in an ever-changing world. In addition, by joining the State University of New York's system-wide strategic focus on diversity, we engage with a broad system of colleges and universities united in building a more supportive and inclusive environment for students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni to engage in dynamic fields of study.