Chapter 4

Reviewing and Interviewing Applicants



Dual Career Couple Program

Increasingly, University professionals are part of dual career couples. Thus, decisions to accept a University position are often made based on the availability of employment for a spouse, or partner. (For complete information, see

The Dual Career Couple Program is available only at the time of recruitment. The spouse/partner may be hired as faculty, academic staff, or classified (project or LTE) staff. The terms used apply to a spousal/partner hire within an academic department. (The process is analogous for spousal/partner hires in administrative and support units: substitute supervisor for chair, unit for department, and director for dean or executive committee, etc.)

To assist department chairs and other administrators in arranging a spousal/partner hire, a Checklist for the Dual Career Couple Program is available at