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Overview: Hiring in Student Affairs

Student Affairs provides the following recruitment and hiring guidance to foster racially just hiring practices within the division. While hiring is just one part of the employment lifecycle, racially just hiring practices are vital to selecting diverse staff who can promote the division’s vision of building just, healthy, and meaningful student learning experiences. Hiring is a critical juncture in living out our division’s strategic themes of:  

Through each step in the recruitment & hiring process, this website is intended to support these guiding principles so we can: 

Hiring Checklist

Student Affairs uses a Hiring Checklist to incorporate an equity lens while guiding managers through and providing resources for each step of the hiring process. If you are a Student Affairs hiring manager who will be filling a vacant position, click below to request a Hiring Checklist link from SAHR that is specific to your vacancy. Be sure your checklist is up to date before posting the job and before making an offer to your finalist. For a PDF sample of the checklist (not editable), click here.

Request a Hiring checklist

Check back frequently for updates and offer us your feedback. This resource will continue to develop with our collective expertise and experience.  

Student Hiring Checklist

The same equity lens should be applied to the student hiring process. If you are a manager who will be filling a student employment position, please click below for the Student Hiring Checklist, which includes a list of steps and resources to guide you through the process.