Preapprovals, Policies, Background Checks and Misconduct Screenings
Preapprovals, Policies and Standards
Always speak with your supervisor to gain understanding of the approvals required for your college or unit. Seeking approvals for search waivers are included in the requisition process. Appropriate documentation can be attached for review by OIE or the Director of Talent Acquisition in the requisition workflow.
Review policies related to hiring to ensure you understand other requirements, outside of preapprovals.
Background checks are acknowledged in job postings and offer letters. Talent Acquisition in Human Resources performs the Background check.
As of August 1, 2022 changes to the Background Policy included implementing operating procedures for performing misconduct screenings. Applicant completes criminal offense question and misconduct finding disclosureduring the application process within SuccessFactors. All job postings will indicate that disclosure regarding findings of misconduct will be required for external applicants and will be considered in the selection of the successful candidate.
Department Recruiter or Chair (which could be the hiring supervisor or department admin) follows the Misconduct Procedures for Staff Positions Quick Reference Guide and/or Flowchart. Operating Procedures for Performing Misconduct Screenings supplement the Background Checks policy.
Department Recruiter or Chair (which could be the department admin supporting the search) follows the Misconduct Procedures for Faculty Positions Quick Reference Guide and/or Flowchart. Operating Procedures for Performing Misconduct Screenings supplement the Background Checks policy.