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IMPORTANT: Only upon approval by UMD HR&EO may the hiring
department extend a job offer to the final candidate(s).

Checklist to complete the hiring process for Temporary No Post

A number of steps and forms must be completed before hiring an individual for Temporary No Post. Use this checklist to verify that all of these requirements have been met. Check the boxes as you complete each step.

Step 1:

Follow the process for a regular job posting. Prepare the Position Description Approval Routing Form (see instructions) both found in forms library: Make note in the Contract Type that it is a Temp No Post.


Step 2:

Once all routing approvals have been obtained and HR Comp has approved, the hiring manager enters the job into Recruiting Solutions. The UMD HR&EO Employment Team will send an email to the hiring department with instructions for the applicant.

The UMD HR&EO Employment Team will screen the online application form and advise the department by email or phone that the candidate meets the essential qualifications.

Step 3:

Once you have made your selection of the final candidate, submit the following forms to UMD HR&EO for review and approval:

1. The signed Employment Application Release Form.

2. Final candidate’s Application Form.

3. Employment Hiring Certification Form for Final Candidate (PDF / WORD) - hiring department completes and signs this form for the final candidate.

It is the responsibility of the hiring department to verify the employment history, degree, license and certification of the final candidate as stated on the Application Form.  Employment history specified in the application up to the last seven years of employment must be verified. Verification of degrees, certifications and licenses must be verified as noted below and under the following circumstances:

  • Applicant has listed graduate degree(s) and/or bachelor’sdegree(s): All graduate and bachelor’s degrees, as well as any claimed licenses or certifications that are relevant to the job, must be verified. No associate degrees, college attendance at institutions in which no degree was attained, high school diploma or equivalent, or licenses or certifications not related to the job will require verification.
  • Applicant has listed an associate degree(s) as the highest level of education: Associate degree(s) and any listed licenses or certifications relevant to the job duties will require verification. Any high school diploma or equivalent, college credits not leading to an attained degree, or licenses and certifications not related to the job will not require verification.
  • Applicant has listed a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as some college credits: Verification of either the high school diploma or equivalent OR thecollege attendance will be required.
  • Applicant has listed a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as one or more licenses or certifications: High school diploma or equivalent, along with any certifications pertaining to the job duties, will require verification. Any licenses or certifications not related to the job will not require verification.
  • Applicant has listed a high school diploma or equivalent only: High school diploma or equivalent will require verification.

While verifying degrees, departments must attempt toverify degrees directly from the institution. If directed to the National Student Clearinghouse, HR&EO can assist in the verification.The National Clearing house charges a minimum of $9.95 per verification.

4. If a background check is required, have the candidate fill out the correct background check forms at Follow the instructions on what forms the candidate and the department must fill out.

UMD HR&EO will then notify the department as soon as the Background Check is completed.

Hiring of the candidate is contingent upon the result of the Background Check.

Only upon approval by UMD HR&EO may the hiring department extend a job offer to the approved candidate(s).

Step 4:

Prepare all appropriate appointment documents and send to UMD HR&EO except I-9.

1) Personnel Action Form (write the Job Requisition number on the form)

2) I-9 (To be completed in the hiring department and not to be sent to UMD HR&EO )
Form I-9 Regulations and Requirements
I-9 Employment Authorization Requirements

3) W-4

4) HRIF Form


6) Appointment Letter

7) Authorization for Direct Deposit (ONLINE /  WORD)

Step 5: Onboarding

1) Department fills out the Orientation Request form for employee.

2) UMD HR&EO will contact employee to schedule an orientation or employee may enroll online.

Steps to register for an orientation

An orientation will be conducted for non-academic employees who:

  • are new hire with 75-100% appointment
  • have transferred up to 75-100 percent time appointment (example, transfer from temp and casual, on-call appointment or under 74% appointment)
  • are hired on 75-100% temporary appointment lasting three months or longer; and
  • has an appointment of 50-74% lasting three months or longer.

Note: Orientation is not conducted for those with appointment under 50% or for those with Temp & Casual appointments.

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