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Hiring Process

The Staffing and Compensation Unit provides guidance and support to the university with the recruitment and hiring process for benefited and non-benefited positions. When determining the need for a new position, the hiring department should consider alignment with the university’s strategic plan. Before proceeding with plans for hiring, please inform yourself about the current vacancy review and hiring approval process.

Kara Rudnick, Staffing and Compensation Manager
kara.rudnick@umb.edu
617.287.5148

Kim Burke, Senior Employment Specialist
Onboarding Process, Faculty Recruitment and Background Checks
kim.burke@umb.edu
617.287.5175

Krystle Santana, Senior Employment Specialist
Postings for Benefited Positions, Visas, Business Card Requests
krystle.santana@umb.edu
617.287.3812

Hiring Process for Benefited Staff

The Department Hiring Policy for Benefited Employees provides a comprehensive outline of the recruitment and hiring process. Individual hiring overviews are also available as a quick reference to the required steps in the recruitment and hiring process. All of the required recruitment and hiring forms can be found on our Forms and Instructions page.

Current salary charts for classified, professional, and teamster positions are available for download.  

Background Checks for Benefited Faculty and Staff

The University of Massachusetts is committed to providing a safe and secure environment that is supported by qualified employees for all of its students, faculty, staff and residents to carry out the university’s teaching, research, and public service missions. 

As a condition of employment, the university will conduct appropriate background reviews for all new hires. This policy will be implemented in a manner consistent with the rights of privacy, equal opportunity, and academic freedom afforded to those who serve the university.

To view the University of Massachusetts Boston campus policy and procedures for employee background checks.

Hiring Process Training

The Department of Human Resources, in conjunction with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hold regularly scheduled trainings on the hiring process for benefited staff.  Staff in the staffing and compensation unit are also available to meet with hiring managers and/or search committee members individually to discuss the hiring and recruitment process.  Please contact kara.rudnick@umb.edu for more information. 

Hiring Temporary/Non-Benefited Employees

Hiring Temporary Employees from Temporary Agency

For information on hiring temporary employees through an agency, please contact Heather Batherwich, Human Resources Business and Operations Manager.