Sample Request for Confidentiality

In the statement you send out please make certain to specify the name of the position, the office, and address to which the letter should be returned if the applicant requests confidentiality. All underlined parts of the sample below should be filled in with text unique to your current search. Some search committees have found it useful to place the position code number somewhere on the page in order to identify the the person requesting confidentiality in case his or her handwriting is unclear.


I request that I not be identified publicly as a candidate for the position of [Name of Position] at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. I understand that my name will be released upon request if I agree to become a finalist for the position.
Return this form to: [Name of Search and Screen Chair]
[Name of Office]
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099


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