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CCC Faculty Hiring Training Quiz
 

True/False
Indicate whether the
statement is true or false.

 1.

The goal of the hiring training workshop was to teach faculty how to uniformly
implement the hiring process while maintaining the quality and diversity among newly hired faculty
within the Contra Costa Community College District.

 2.

The Box2a committee reviews departmental applications requesting new and
replacement faculty positions, allows departments to present their needs at a scheduled meeting,
creates a priority hiring list, and then the Academic Senate President allocates faculty positions to
be hired.

 3.

It is not necessary for the interview committee to review the applications prior
to or after the interviews because the screening committee already did that.

 4.

After the candidates final interview with the Presidential committee, references
are checked, and the President makes the final hiring selection without reconvening all the
department hiring committees for discussion.

 5.

Confidentiality and integrity surrounding the entire hiring practice is only
necessary when communicating with individuals not connected to the college.  It is acceptable
for the screening committee and the interview committee to discuss the candidates with each other,
and with employees outside the department.

 6.

Transcript verification of applicants possessing international degrees must have
already been completed prior to submitting an application, and the only accepted international
transcript verification organization accepted by the district is National Association Credential
Evaluation Services (NACES).

 7.

While the hiring committee cannot ask questions related to the candidates age,
race, religion, sexual preference, home location, they can ask the candidate about their knowledge of
the local area.

 8.

Preference does not give the part-time faculty the right to specific courses or
sections, however, but only to be offered load at their historical level, if possible.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 9.

Which board policy stipulates the need for an integration of diversity into all
aspects of college business including, recruitment, hiring, curriculum development, instruction,
procedures, activities, etc.?
a.
BP 1023
c.
BP 2004
b.
HRP 1010.10
d.
BP 2059

 10.

Department responsibilities include all of the following EXCEPT
a.
Develop a recruitment plan that reaches out to a diverse applicant
pool
c.
Allow the same members of the paper screening committee to participate on the
interview committee.
b.
Select a minimum of 2 full-time tenured faculty
of diverse background to participate on the paper screening committee
d.
Select a minimum of 3-5 full-time tenured
faculty and one voting manager to participate on the interview
committee

 11.

Which group is responsible for developing the job description, desirable
qualifications, supplemental questions, rating sheets, interview questions, and teaching
demonstration?
a.
Human resources at the district office
c.
Departmental screening and
interview committee
b.
Departmental screening
committee
d.
Division
office

 12.

Which group is responsible for forwarding candidate applications asking for
equivalency to the Academic senate office?
a.
Human resources at the district office
c.
Departmental interview
committee
b.
Departmental screening committee
d.
Division
office

 13.

Which regulation prohibits hiring committee members from asking about potential
candidate disabilities?
a.
EC87730
c.
American Disabilities Act
b.
BP
1023
d.
Equal Opportunity and
Non-discrimination

 14.

Which of the following statements about part-time
faculty hiring is INCORRECT?
a.
Full time faculty need to have completed hiring training within the required time
according to district policy in order to participate in part-time faculty hiring.
d.
It is the
candidates responsibility to provide documented evidence that they meet minimum qualifications in a
timely fashion
b.
After the initial interview, prospective
candidates are forwarded to the division dean.
e.
All of the above statements are
correct.
c.
The division dean forwards candidates to human resource department for
processing.

 15.

Which of the following statements is TRUE
concerning part-time rehire rights?
a.
The part-time faculty must have completed semester 1, 4, and 7 evaluations and
received scores of “Consistently High Ratings” on one’s most recent evaluation or
to have received a score of “Satisfactory” with a majority of 4s and 5s on both the
classroom observation and student evaluation forms.
d.
Having Staffing Preference means
that your department must offer you courses every semester based upon your historical load, before
they can offer those courses to other part-time faculty who do not have Staffing
Preference.
b.
Staffing Preference is not awarded automatically. You need to fill out an application
and qualify. Applications are due by the end of the second week in any semester to qualify for
Preference Status beginning in the following semester.
e.
All of the above statements are true.

 

c.
Part-time faculty applying for rehire rights can be denied Preference (or lose it)
for a number of disqualifying actions, such as not turning in rosters and grades in a timely manner
or failing to follow the rules for leaves of absence such as sick
leave.

 

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