What is a Search Advocate?
A Search Advocate is a neutral external process advisor who:
- Advocates for diversity/inclusive excellence
- Attends to our values of equity, validity, and rigor
- Encourages evidence-based strategies to mitigate implicit bias
- Recommends practices/processes to enhance equity, validity, and diversity on campus
- Helps with informal facilitation to ensure all voices are heard
- Manages communication between the committee and sponsor