Important information for hiring managers, including policies regarding background checks, diversity and equal opportunity, search committees, hiring forms and hiring procedures.

The University strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for all individuals. Consistent with this goal, the University will not employ individuals or appoint unpaid affiliates with prior criminal convictions or driving records (when applicable) who are determined to pose an unacceptable safety risk to the University or its employees, students and visitors. The University’s background check process is intended to identify the presence of any such circumstances and to provide a basis for making good faith and sound determinations as to whether such matters rise to the level barring appointment.
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The University is committed to ensuring non-discrimination in employment such that employment opportunities and decisions are based on the skill and ability of the individual. In furtherance of this commitment and in compliance with applicable laws, the Office of Human Resources is responsible for monitoring search and recruitment efforts at the University.

Consistent with this principle and applicable laws, the University does not discriminate with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. This policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards are applied to all personnel actions. More information and a copy of the University’s SHRA Equal Opportunity Plans are available on the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office website.

The diversity of our staff brings strength to the University. Our focus on diversity with each search, gives us the opportunity to hire, attract and retain the talented staff we want and need to continue our legacy of excellence. An online training module for Supervisors and Search Committees is available and provides valuable information, helpful advice and proven techniques to enable our search committees to run more efficiently. This 60-minute module can be accessed is encouraged for SHRA recruitment.

All U.S. employers are responsible for completion and retention of Form I-9 for each individual hired for employment in the United States, including citizens and noncitizens. The employer must verify the employment eligibility and identity documents presented by the employee and record the document information on the Federal Form I-9.
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Learn more about the procedure and documentation required in hiring EHRA Non-Faculty employees at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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HR representatives are responsible for ensuring that each university employee completes employment forms – including the federal W-4 tax form, direct-deposit form, Conditions of Employment form, and the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification – upon hire. Learn more about hiring temporary employees.

If you would like to submit a job order to University Temporary Services, please use this online form.

Learn more about SHRA Direct Hire Temporary Overview and Appointment Types.

The University requires the use of PeopleAdmin to manage the recruitment process for all temporary (SHRA, EHRA Non-Faculty & Visiting/Part-Time Faculty) and permanent (EHRA Faculty and Non-Faculty) positions. PeopleAdmin is a web-based recruitment and application tracking system.

Setting Up PeopleAdmin

Individuals and departments can gain initial access or remove access to PeopleAdmin by contacting the Human Resources (HR) Applications Support Help Desk or through forms available from the PeopleAdmin User Guide. For assistance from Human Resources, please submit an online help request or call 919-962-HELP.

Accessing PeopleAdmin

Employees can access PeopleAdmin by visiting the ConnectCarolina portal and logging in with your University Onyen and password. If you need assistance with your Onyen, please visit the ITS Onyen Services Web page.  Users can also access PeopleAdmin from off-campus locations.

Training for PeopleAdmin

For information regarding PeopleAdmin training options, please contact your OHR employment consultant.

User Help & Technical Support

For more information about PeopleAdmin, access the online User Guide or view the User Guide from any screen within the PeopleAdmin system by clicking the User Guide link in the “My Links” section on the right side of the homepage.  If you cannot obtain the information you need from the User Guide or you are experiencing a technical problem, you may request technical support assistance by either submitting an online help request or by contacting the ITS Response Center at 919-962-HELP.  Your request will be recorded and routed to the Business Systems Help Desk.

All hiring for EHRA non-faculty employees should be done through the use of a search committee that works closely with the department’s Employment Consultant. The committee should receive a charge setting forth the expectations for the position and the search committee’s role in helping fill the position.
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Workflow charts that diagram the flow of processing postings and hiring & selection proposals for each position type can be accessed by clicking the appropriate link below.