General Application Procedures:
each person formally applying for a position at Georgia Highlands College must complete a written application form. Prospective Staff members must complete an Application for Employment and prospective Faculty members must complete a Faculty Application. They must also provide an unofficial copy of transcripts of all college work and three written letters of recommendation. Resumes may also be submitted in addition to a completed application. Applications are available in the Human Resources Department and via electronic means over the Internet.
It is the supervisor’s responsibility, in their respective area, for assuring that the applicant’s background and experience are in line with the job description. Search committees are normally used to select and recommend qualified candidates to the employing supervisor. The Human Resources Director serves ex-officio on all search committees. Search committees are required for all Faculty, Professional and Administrative positions. Classified Staff positions, part-time and temporary positions can be filled without a formal search committee, but applications and interviews are conducted by the employing supervisor, the Human Resources Director and at least one additional Faculty or Staff member. The Georgia Highlands College General Guidelines for Employment Searches.
An applicant will be disqualified for employment for any of the following reasons:
1. A false statement of material on the written application.
2. He/She is or has been a member of an organization advocating the violent overthrow of the government of the United States.
3. Conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude, unless pardoned. This disqualification is applicable if the felony interferes with implementing the essential functions of the position.