Hiring officials have the ability to request to fill position openings via workForum, the University's paperless applicant tracking system. In addition, all approvals and recommendations related to the request are built into the online workflow which is forwarded to various approving authorities, with the Department of Human Resources-Employment being the final review before posting.
Application Deadlines-The advertising period for non-exempt, hourly paid positions is 5 days, and for exempt, monthly paid positions,10 days. All positions are electronically removed from the system once the advertising period has expired.
Advertising - All job openings are automatically advertised in workForum and via the internet with HigherEdJobs.com. Departments will decide, based on funding, to advertise positions externally, i.e., newspapers, journals, magazines, etc. with final approval from Affirmative Action.
Recruiting/Referral Incentives - The university may offer incentives to faculty and staff who refer applicants for open positions, provided they are selected and are successful in the job for a measurable length of time. Refer to the Employment web page for current information on recruiting/referral incentive programs: http://bf.memphis.edu/hr/employment/.
Testing and Interviews – All applicable tests for clerical positions will be administered by the Department of Human Resources-Employment. Once identified, top candidates considered for the position will be scheduled for an appointment to take the required skills assessment.
Interviews- Employment Specialists in conjuction with the hiring officials will identify top candidates for interviews. Applicants whose qualifications best fit the position specifications will be referred to the hiring department.
Equal Employment /Affirmative Action Compliance Officer’s Review – All recommendations by hiring officials will be reviewed and are subject to approval by the University Affirmative Action Officer. If required, the Affirmative Action office will submit the recommendation to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) for approval. No offer may be made until these steps have been completed.
Offers of Employment and Formal Appointments - The Department of Human Resources-Employment will notify successful candidates and make the formal job offer by telephone. Upon acceptance, an introductory letter and contract will be mailed to the selectee. Contracts will be valid on the first day of employment.