Hiring Resources

Manager’s toolkit

Office of Human Resources Manager’s Toolkit / Recruiting & Hiring 

Template Letter Library (Office of Human Resources)

Federal record keeping guidelines for online applicants:

Beginning the Hiring Process

Resources for hiring managers, administrators and supervisors. Contact your unit's HR professional or the Health Sciences Recruitment Lead with questions.The below links apply only to the OACA units. 

Creating or Updating a New or Existing Position

  • Prior to submitting a job opening, partner with your HR Generalist to obtain a new position number or verify the position's information is current. Keeping position information up-to-date is important for the classification of the position as well as the job setup of your new employee (FTE, pay-range, supervisor, etc.)
  • New and updated positions require a position management request form and/or an updated job description. For an example of how to format a job description, review "Writing a Position Description" guide
  • Access the online recruiting system at myu.umn.edu (login required)
    • Click Key Links
    • Click Twin Cities Employee Center
    • Under My Recruitment Tasks click Recruiting Home

Obtain Approval for Position & Posting

All positions, either new or replacement, require completion of the Hiring Approval Form