Hiring Finance Professionals

In response to feedback from the University's finance community, the Office of Human Resources has introduced a new, streamlined approach to hiring finance professionals.

Finance Professional 1 and 2 positions from across the University are now combined into a single job posting, allowing candidates to apply just once for all open positions. This new process will not only create a better candidate experience, it has several advantages for hiring managers:

  • A dedicated, central recruiter will handle posting, advertising, recruiting, and collecting applications for finance professional openings, avoiding duplicated effort.
  • Hiring managers can take advantage of a shared pool of pre-qualified applicants.
  • Units will have a list of candidates within two days of their request.
  • This "continuous recruiting" process will help retain top finance candidates who might have been turned away once a particular job was filled.
  • Units will benefit from an OHR web page just for finance professionals, showcasing current openings.

See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Staff Contacts for Hiring Finance Professionals

  • Jesse Vega, recruiting consultant: vegax001@umn.edu or 612-624-7844
    • Primary contact in OHR Talent Acquisition for unit support in creating a Finance Professional job opening, managing the applicant pool, and selecting applicants
  • Recruiting consultants: employ@umn.edu
    • OHR Talent Acquisition, available as back-up support to Jesse and to provide additional unit support in hiring
  • OHR Contact Center: 4-UOHR (612-624-8647) or ohr@umn.edu

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