Faculty Background Reviews

All newly hired faculty including Tenure Track, Clinical, Research, Lecturers and Adjunct faculty will be subject to a background review.

Implementation Date:

July 1, 2010. This implementation date will apply to all faculty with a hire date on or after July 1, 2010.

Background Check Requirements:

The minimum background review for faculty shall include a criminal history check, a sex and violent offender registry check, verification of identity, academic credentials and if required, professional certificates, credit check, and or Department of Motor Vehicle record search.

Tenure Track Faculty - A background review as an initial hire

Clinical Faculty, Lecturers and Research Faculty - A background review is required at initial hire. A renewed appointment will not require an additional background check. A background check will be required if there is a break in appointment of a year or more.

Adjunct Faculty - A background review is required at initial hire. A background review will be required if there is a break in appointment of a year or more.

Level of Background Check Packages

Status Faculty - The minimum background review for status faculty appointments will include Criminal Felony and Misdemeanor, Education Report, National Criminal Data Base Search, National Sex Offender Registry and SSN Trace and verification.

Adjunct Faculty - The minimum background review for adjunct faculty will include Criminal Felony & Misdemeanor - current residence, Education Report, National Sex Offender Registry and SSN Trace and verification.

Instructions to Request Background Review