Before the Search Begins | University College | Kent State University

Before the Search Begins

 

Responsibilities of Department Director

  • Review departmental need and current job description from Human Resources (HR) website to determine revisions needed in job title, qualifications, salary, job duties, etc.   Visit HR website at  http://hrservices.kent.edu/comp/content.asp to search job descriptions.
  • Review position funding sources with Dean/Assistant Dean

Note:  For grant funded positions, review job description and salary with Grants Accounting

  • Determine salary and/or salary range for position
  • Complete Hiring Request Form and meet with Dean/Assistant Dean to review business need, funding source, labor distribution, and obtain Dean’s signature (see attached)

Note:  Dean’s signature is needed for assistant director through director positions

  • If Hiring Request Form is approved by Assistant Dean and/or Dean, forward job description revisions to Hiring Manager
  • Review University policy regarding reimbursement of any travel or moving expenses
  • Select search committee chair
  • Plan announcement to University College staff that a position will be posted

Responsibilities of Hiring Manager

  • Submit any job description revisions to HR Compensation for approval
  • Schedule meeting with search chair to review University College Hiring Process
  • Review Position Request Authorization (PRA) with search chair to determine salary, closing dates, etc.
  • Submit PRA workflow in Flashline for HR approval
  • After HR approves PRA, review job posting in HR portal and submit back to HR for posting on HR website

Responsibilities of Human Resources (HR)

  • Approve PRA and notify Hiring Manager when position is ready for review
  • Post position on HR website