The chair/director has the duty to act as chair of the department's appointments committee(s), exercising leadership in the recruitment of the department's faculty members. They oversee the appointments processes to promote sound hiring practices, including providing appropriate advice to the dean on hiring decisions.

The Faculty Recruitment Handbook and Collective Agreement are the primary references for academic units that are recruiting and hiring faculty members. Additionally, the following guides have been developed to assist you with specific processes related to recruitment.