In our experience it is pretty unusual for a college president to sit on a support staff hiring committee. We have mixed feelings about this one. On the one hand, our collective agreement was violated, a depressing trend. On the other hand, he created an extra position! Go figure.
3.2.1 In filling job vacancies as provided in Article 3.1 Vacancies of this Agreement, first consideration will be given to qualified internal applicants.
3.2.2 Casual employees with 425 hours of service, temporary employees, probationary employees and permanent employees may compete for job vacancies on an equal basis.
3.2.3 The College will only consider outside applicants if no employee covered by Clause 3.2.2 is appointed to the vacancy.