Hiring headaches

Little to no progress has been made by PCC in filling the 35 new full-time faculty positions—a number that was agreed upon back in November—as the software being used to collect and evaluate applications, Cornerstone, has been automatically rejecting applicants due to a number of severe glitches.

Campus set to begin hiring process

With faculty and senate officials agreeing to hire 35 new full-time faculty for the college by September, the long process to attaining that number has begun. A Faculty Hiring Priorities Committee is formed by the Academic Senate to assess all requests for new positions, and the process is supposed to be put into motion during the beginning of the fall semester, according to the Pasadena Area Community College District Policy. “We try to make the decision by late fall because January is a big hiring …