Mission of the chair of the appointment panel

  1. Ensure that the delegation member is present at all of the panel’s meetings.
  2. Ensure that the delegation member receives all the documents about the appointment panel, including interim and final reports.
  3. Remind the members of the panel of Articles 99.3 and 99.4 of the University Personnel Regulations as well as the directive stipulating that 30% of the people on the shortlist must be women, and make sure the panel applies these rules (cf. pp 77–79).
  4. Draw up a shortlist of candidates, making sure that 30% of them are women (cf. pp 78–79).
  5. Write a report and consult the delegation member on the report.
  6. Send the final report to the Dean and to the delegation member.

Regulations available (in French) at: http://www.unige.ch/apropos/reglements.html

Directive on 30%: See the appendices

Mission of the Equality Office

  1. Assign a delegation member to every appointment procedure for assistant, associate or full professors (members never work in their own faculty).
  2. Coordinate the monitoring of appointment procedures with HR and the faculties.
  3. Give the chosen member’s name to the Dean of the relevant faculty.
  4. Organise and participate in delegation meetings (attended by members, Vice Rector, head of the Equality Office and project manager).
  5. Monitor appointment panels’ work and issues related to the members’ work.
  6. Submit the reports to the rectorate.

Contact: www.unige.ch/egalite; Juliette.Labarthe(at)unige.ch

Mission of the equality delegation

  1. Provide members of appointment panels with information on respecting equality, and raise their awareness of this issue.
  2. Ensure compliance with the rule of preference (University Act Article 13.3) and Articles 99.3 and 99.4 of the Personnel Regulations (cf. pp 76–77).
  3. Ensure that all applications are treated equally.
  4. Make sure that there are equal opportunities for men and women.
  5. Ensure that the rectorate’s directives on appointment procedures are applied (30% on shortlist) (cf. pp 78–79).
  6. Write and send a letter to the Dean stating whether or not the procedure complied with the regulations and provide the rectorate with a detailed report.

Regulations available (in French) at:

www.unige.ch/rectorat/egalite/ancrage/delegation/, https://memento.unige.ch/doc/0161