Hiring Managers & Supervisors Employment Toolbox


The page is intended to assist supervisors in their role as hiring managers and enhance their overall knowledge of the hiring and recruitment process. These reference guides are designed to assist you in the hiring process and ensure compliance with Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements. If you have questions arising from the use of this toolbox, please call the Employment Office at (402) 472-3101, or for comments, feedback and suggestions please e-mail us at unljobs@unl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) seeks to achieve a working and learning environment that is open to all people. Diversity is the hallmark of great institutions of learning has long been one of the strengths of our society. Dignity and respect for all in the UNL community is the responsibility of each individual member of the community. The realization of that responsibility across the campus is critical to UNL's success.

UNL has a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities and of nondiscrimination in the classroom and workplace. Educational programs, support services and workplace behavior, including decisions regarding hiring, promotion, discipline, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment, should be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, religion or political affiliation.


Office/Service Hiring Guidelines

Office/Service Hiring Checklist 

Managerial/Professional Hiring Guidelines

Managerial/Professional Hiring Checklist

Reference Check / Release of Liability (MW)

Telephone Reference Checklist

Interview Guide for Supervisors & Managers

This guide is intended as a useful supervisory tool, which includes topics to help clarify the legal points in the interview process and improve the overall quality of interviews.


Answers to commonly asked questions pertaining to recruitment, selection and placement.

Search Committee Training

All hiring officials and staff directly involved in screening and interviewing must attend this training or be certified within the past three years. The Office of Equity, Access and Diversity Programs provides this Certification Seminar.

Recruitment Training Information

Slide presentation of seminar materials providing additional information on refining existing interview strategies and developing sound recruitment practices.

Employing or Purchasing from a Family Member – Procedures & Approval