Recruitment & Hiring
HRS Recruitment oversees the search and hiring processes for faculty, contract professional, staff and temporary employees on campus. Searches are conducted at the department level and are monitored by HRS Recruitment for compliance and consultation purposes. Information found on this website will help guide you through each step of the process.
Click on the position type to read detailed procedures on the recruiting and hiring processes.
FORMS & RESOURCES
The following forms and resources are to initiate the recruitment and support hiring managers through the process. The documents are listed in the natural order of the recruitment steps. Contact HRS Recruitment about search timelines and planning as well as the necessary HRS review and approval steps.
FACULTY & CONTRACT PROFESSIONALS
- Faculty Recruitment Authorization
- Faculty Ad Sample
- Contract Professional Recruitment Authorization
- Contract Professional Ad Sample
- Advertisement Guide
- Search Committee Charge Example
- Letter of Offer (MUS Contract Professional) - To be reviewed by HRS Recruitment Manager prior to giving to candidate.
- Screening Criteria Tool
To ensure that the posting will be processed on deadline, please make sure the following are complete:
- Interview Questions Sample
- Interview Questions Template
- Reference Check Sample/Template
- Recruitment Exceptions
TEMPORARY RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING
Each department is responsible for all advertising, however, all advertisements must be approved by HRS prior to being placed. Please do not refer applicants to HRS. Include a department contact and instructions to apply. You may fax classified ads to the Missoulian at 406.523.5221.
At the discretion of the department, you may use a common application, create a department specific application, or require only a resume. The department is responsible for collecting applications.
Please be conscious of the University's commitment to equal opportunity and treat all applicants fairly.
Verify employment and performance.
Remember to ask only questions that are job specific. Questions must be approved by HRS prior to interviews.
A temporary employee can be hired using the Temporary Staff Employment form. The employee will also need to fill out a Personal Information form, W-4, I-9, and Decedents Warrant before compensation is allowed. If you have questions, please contact your Human Resources Associate.
Benefits depend on the duration of employment and FTE (full time equivalency). If hired for over 6 months at .5 FTE or higher, employee is eligible for all medical benefits. Annual leave is available after 6 months of employment regardless of FTE. Sick leave is available after 90 days of employment regardless of FTE.
TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT POOL
Human Resource Services maintains a file of applicants who are interested in temporary work. We ask that the candidates submit a resume and fill out a skills assessment form located on our website.
TRAINING & SUPPORT
Training for departments and/or supervisors conducting recruitments is offered in a one-on-one setting. When a new recruitment is slated to begin, please contact our office for consultation and to schedule a personalized training session with a member of our recruitment team.
The Human Resource Services Recruitment office is located in the Lommasson Center, Room 235. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
VIEW CURRENT JOBS
Visit the complete job listings here: UM JOBS
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