Finding the best candidate to fill one of your positions can be a time-consuming task, but well worth the effort you take in the long run. Good communication throughout the hiring process will help you hire someone who truly is a good fit for the job.
The policy prohibits individuals from hiring and supervising members of the same family or household, defined as:
- Employee’s spouse, child or stepchild
- Ward of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Parents of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Brother or sister of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Grandparent or grandchild of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Nephew or niece of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or employee’s spouse
- Other members of the employee’s household whether or not related by blood or marriage
Advertising Your Job Openings
The Career Services Office provides a program called Warrior Jobs, where supervisors can post their job openings online and students may access a listing of on-campus openings at any given time. Students may use the site to view on-campus and off-campus jobs, internships and full-time positions upon graduation. Please contact Career Services for additional information and instructions regarding how to post a position.
You may require that a student complete an application form so that you can acquire specific information to help make your hiring decision. This information can be used to compare applicants’ qualifications, experience, availability, etc. A sample application form (PDF) is provided. You should design the questions to best fit the job requirements unique to the position being advertised.
- Review student’s resume or job application
- Discuss candidate’s past work/volunteer experience
- Describe the job duties and expectations
- Explain any experience or skills that are needed to perform the job
- Discuss start date, work hours, pay rate, student’s schedule
- Briefly talk about how training will be provided
- Describe most important employment policies, e.g., confidentiality, dress code, etc.
- Tell candidate the expected date by which a hiring decision will be made
It is highly recommended that the potential employee be required to submit a resume. This, along with the interview, provides a great experience for the student. A sample interview form (PDF) is provided.