Human Resources secures transcripts, references, credit and criminal checks as appropriate.  Pre-employment physicals may be required for certain positions.  Recommendations for employment are made by the hiring supervisor or search committee to the appropriate Dean, Vice President or President as necessary.  Offers of employment, including salary, are approved by the appropriate Dean, Director of Human Resources, Vice President or President.  Employment offers are presented to the candidate by Human Resources.  All candidates interviewed are contacted regarding the disposition of the selection process.

Employment offers are made in letter form.  Candidates will accept offers by signing and returning a copy of the letter of offer detailing position title, department, supervisor, salary and starting date to Human Resources.

New employees will report on their first day to the Office of Human Resources.  A new hire orientation is conducted by Human Resources and other appropriate offices.


Recruitment for new and existing staff positions begins with the department chair or director submitting a position description to the Director of Human Resources.  The appropriate Dean or Vice President and Director of Human Resources approve the position description.  Recruitment takes place through internal posting, advertisement in websites, newspapers, and professional journals.  All applications are reviewed.  In some cases, a formal search committee may be convened by the President, Vice President, or a Dean.  In others, one or more interviews may be scheduled with appropriate personnel.  Interviews are scheduled by Human Resources. In certain circumstances, the President may appoint a position.