Spelman encourages current employees to develop and diversify their knowledge
and skills in the workplace. Departments should create and maintain an
atmosphere which supports and rewards pursuit of career mobility.
Managers and department heads should encourage their staff members to
pursue appropriate vacancies to foster their career development.
Staff members may apply for open positions at the College for which
they have the required education and experience. Employees must remain
in one job for at least six (6) months before applying for another
position at the College. The success of staff's future career moves
will depend upon their success in creating a solid and stable work
history, so career moves should be carefully planned. Individuals who
are considering a transfer are encouraged to discuss the decision with
the recruiter in the Office of Human Resources.
For each position for which a staff member wishes to apply, the
staff member should submit the materials requested in the job
advertisement (for example, a cover letter and current resume). Managers
are encouraged to promote from within their divisions/departments when
The entire process of internal applications, promotions and
transfers should be coordinated by and with the approval of the Office
of Human Resources.
Policy No. 180 Effective Date: