Recruiting and Hiring

The Office of Human Resources developed a hiring process that uses a service agreement to clarify hiring procedures, timelines, and roles and responsibilities. Visit the Hiring Service and Agreement Process page to get started. You can also refer to the hiring manager user guide. Manage Applicants and Job Openings (.doc)

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Guidelines and Procedures

The links below can guide you through the hiring process for each employee group so you can find the right candidate for your open position.

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Employment System 

Submit, track, and review your job openings and employment applications online through myu.umn.edu/employment

Employment System User Guides

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Online I-9 

Enter, verify, and document employment eligibility for new hires at Online I-9.

Online I-9 User Guides

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Background Checks

Background screening will be done for positions where it is legally required or where the University has already established a practice of conducting these checks.

The background checking process is available on the University Policy Library. The Office of Human Resources uses General Information Services for all background screening.

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Additional Resources 

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Relocation Assistance

The Relocation Assistance Program supports departments conducting employment searches by providing complimentary services for prospective hires.

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Questions about Hiring

If you have questions about the hiring process in your unit, contact your college or administrative unit HR professional first.

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