Hiring Toolbox

These tools are to assist supervisors in their role as hiring managers and enhance their overall knowledge of the hiring and recruitment process. The 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.

Before you begin:

Each hiring unit is responsible for ensuring that hiring practices and decisions uphold the intent of the university's Notice of Nondiscrimination and ensure full compliance with university's Recruitment Policies and Procedures. It is also the hiring unit's responsible to verify the veterans' preference for employment under Nebraska state law.

If necessary, you may refer to Employing or Purchasing from a Family Member-Procedures & Approval.

PeopleAdmin is our web-based system used to maintain position descriptions and manage the employment process. To setup an account and learn how to use, please see our PeopleAdmin webpage.

Search Process Seminars -- University faculty and staff members (including Graduate Assistants and Teaching Assistants) serving on a search committee are required to attend an educational seminar covering legal issues and university policies and procedures prior to the first meeting of the search committee.

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Letter Templates
These templates are in Microsoft Word format and can be customized for your department and letterhead. They are located in SAPPHIRE, UNL > Payroll and Human Resources > Hiring Resources > Letters to Applicants and New Hires. Documents included are:
  • Letter of acknowledgement
  • Letters of offer & Employee Information Sheet
  • Letters of decline
  • Employee Information Sheet

cursor-question(selection-cursors) Find the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) pertaining to recruitment, selection and placement.