Selecting the right person for a position in your organization is one of the most important decisions you will make as a manager. Your HR consultant can be an important resource to you to determine the right approach and develop a customized recruitment plan. You can gain a basic understanding of the recruiting process at Northeastern by reviewing the following information.
Creating or Updating a Job Description
Before you begin recruiting, it is important to define the skills, qualifications and experience you are looking for in your new hire. Take this opportunity to review the existing job description to ensure that it describes the current requirements of the position. If it doesn’t meet your needs, you can work with your HR consultant and the Compensation staff to determine the responsibilities for the position, the grade level, and the appropriate salary range.
We have developed a Job Description Quick Guide which will help you:
At the end of this section, you can follow the links to access the job description forms for the various types of jobs at Northeastern.
Where to Begin
Northeastern uses Banner HR and PeopleAdmin to manage our HR and Payrolls functions, including the recruitment and hiring processes. Your Key Contact has been given access to Banner HR and PeopleAdmin for managing these processes and s/he will give you instructions as to how to proceed when you need to fill an open position. However, you should be aware of some general information about the recruitment process at Northeastern:
We have an FAQ about the job posting process. In addition, we have a contact list which identifies individuals who specialize in the different steps in the recruitment process, including the preparation of job descriptions.
Job Description Forms
Research Scientist Position Description Forms