Faculty & Postdoctoral Search and Classified Recruitment


All Faculty & Postdoctoral searches and search waivers and Classified recruitments are processed in Workday. Below are resources to assist colleges and departments in recruiting top talent.

Unsure who to contact regarding your recruitment needs? 
Please review the Recruitment Team Model for a list of recruiter contacts organized by Division/College.
For additional assistance, contact the Recruitment Help Desk at 775-784-1495.

Advertising Resources

Advertising resources are available to assist in identifying an outreach advertising plan for searches. In addition to the required departmental advertising, Human Resources will advertise for all searches/recruitments on higheredjobs.com, latinosinhighered.com, blacksinhighered.com, and various other websites. 

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Search Toolkit

The search toolkit includes a variety of resources to use during the search process including information about placement goals, a checklist and interview evaluation rubric, dual career assistance program information, additional information letter, offer questionnaires, and so much more.

View the Search Toolkit

Job Aids & Resources

Workday recruitment job aids are step-by-step guides to walk though each step of the recruitment process including creating a search committee, creating a job requisition, and search waiver instructions for the external candidate. This folder also includes additional Workday resources including sample language for job postings.

Learn More About Job Aids & Resources

Workday Training Videos

Watch the Workday recruitment training videos and learn how to process faculty searches and classified recruitments from start to finish in Workday. Videos include how to create a search committee, creating a job requisition, faculty and post doc searches, search waivers, classified recruitments, and the offer process in Workday.

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Search and Recruitment Policies

Searches and recruitments are governed by the NSHE Board of Regents Handbook, the University Administrative Manual, the Nevada Administrative Code and applicable laws and regulation. Use the links below to view specific policies.

2,520: Faculty Search Rules
2,518: Starting Salary
2,529: Guidelines for Employee Recruitment Expenses and Entertainment
2,530: Background Check Policy for Academic and Administrative Faculty
2,540: Moving Allowance
2,636: Postdoctoral Fellows
2,250: Recruitment and Selection of Classified Employees 
2,258: Background Check Policy for Classified

Recruitment Trainings

A number of trainings are offered to assist in understanding the Faculty and Postdoctoral search process and the Classified recruitment process.  To register for training, please visit the HR Training Calendar.

  • Implicit Bias/Search Committee Training
  • Making Effective Job Offers and Negotiation Strategies
  • Workday Recruitment for Professional Searches Training
  • Workday Recruitment Offer/Contract Training
  • Workday Recruitment for Classified Recruitments Training

UNR Med Search Resources - For resources specific to UNR Medical School, please visit UNR Med Search Resources.

Benefits by Employee Type - For information about benefits by employee type, please visit the Benefits page. 

Salary Schedules - For information on the University's compensation structure, please visit our Salary Schedules page.