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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before you begin:
Each hiring unit is responsible for ensuring that hiring practices and decisions uphold the intent of UNL's Notice of Nondiscrimination and ensure full compliance with UNL'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.
Guides & Checklists:
- Office/Service Hiring Guide and Checklist
- Managerial/Professional Hiring Guide and Checklist
- The Interview Guide for hiring managers includes competency based interview questions.
- Recruitment Checklist
- Information Sheet
- Release of Liability Reference check form
- Criminal History Background Check
- Commercial Driver's License (CDL) drug testing
- Driving Record Review
- Overtime Agreement
- Letter of Offer for Grant Funded
- Letter of Offer for Non-Grant Funded
- Letter of Offer for Transfer Grant Funded
- Letter of Offer for Transfer Non Grant Funded
- Letter of Offer for Temporary Appointment
- Letter to Unsuccessful Candidates – Interviewed
- Letter to Unsuccessful Candidates – Not Interviewed
Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) pertaining to recruitment, selection and placement.
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.