1. Hiring Process
1.1. Adjunct Employment

ADJUNCT HIRING EMPLOYEE PACKET

This quick guide includes the information that the academic chair or hiring supervisor will need to begin the adjunct employment process. The academic chair or hiring supervisor will need to have the adjunct employee complete the following forms, which are included in the Instructions for the Adjunct Employees packet:

  • Sexual Harassment Awareness and Staff Handbook Acknowledgement Form
  • Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct Acknowledgement Form
  • Background Investigation Consent Form

All original forms need to be submitted to Human Resources prior to the first day of work. Failure to complete forms in a timely manner could result in a delay of employment and/or pay.

Returning adjunct employees with a break in service:

  • Background checks are not needed if the break in service is less than 12 months. If the break in service exceeds 12 months, a new background check must be completed prior to the first day of work.
  • All I9 forms are processed by Human Resources. New adjunct employees should contact Human Resources on or before their first day of work to complete the form. If the employee is returning to work after a break in service, please contact Human Resources to determine if a new I9 form needs to be completed.
  • The academic chair or hiring supervisor will need to complete the Network Resource Request Form and submit the form to Information Systems.

All new and returning adjunct employees who have not completed the mandatory Title IX Harassment Prevention Training will need to do so. Please visit the Support Site for instructions on how to access the training.

If you have any questions concerning this process, please call HR Employment Staff at 270.809.2146 or email msu.hr@murraystate.edu.

 

1.2. Exempt Staff
1.2.1. Request to Fill Exempt
Request to Fill Exempt
1.2.2. Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form
Exempt Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form
1.2.3. Exempt Staff Interview Questions Bank
Exempt Staff Interview Questions Bank
1.3. Faculty
1.3.1. Request to Fill Faculty
Request to Fill Faculty 
1.3.2. Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form
Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form
1.3.3. Faculty Interview Questions Bank
Faculty Interview Questions Bank 
1.4. Non-Exempt Staff
1.4.1. Request to Fill a Non-Exempt Position Form
Request to Fill a Non-Exempt Position Form (Updated September 2016) (PDF)
1.4.2. Non-Exempt Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form
Non- Exempt Search Committee Guidelines Acknowledgement Form (pdf)
1.4.3. Employment Summary Form for Non-Exempt Positions
Employment Summary Form for Non-Exempt Positions (PDF)
1.4.4. Starting Pay Proposal Form
The Starting Pay Approval Form (PDF) is to be completed and fully approved before an offer of employment is made to a person who may be paid above the sub-minimum of the job's pay grade.  Any proposed amount above the Control Point must be approved by the Director of HR.
1.5. Temporary Employment

TEMPORARY HIRING EMPLOYEE PACKET

This quick guide includes the information that the hiring supervisor will need to begin the temporary employment process. The hiring supervisor will need to have the temporary employee complete the following forms, which are included in the Instructions for the Temporary Employees packet:

  • Sexual Harassment Awareness and Staff Handbook Acknowledgement Form,
  • Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct Acknowledgement Form
  • Background Investigation Consent Form.

All original forms need to be submitted to Human Resources prior to the first day of work. Failure to complete forms in a timely manner could result in a delay of employment and/or pay.

Returning temporary employees with a break in service:

  • Background checks are not needed if the break in service is less than 12 months. If the break in service exceeds 12 months, a new background check must be completed prior to the first day of work.
  • All I9 forms are processed by Human Resources. New temporary employees should contact Human Resources on or before their first day of work to complete the form. If the employee is returning to work after a break in service, please contact Human Resources to determine if a new I9 form needs to be completed.
  • The hiring supervisor will need to complete the Network Resource Request Form and submit the form to Information Systems.

All new and returning temporary employees who have not completed the mandatory Title IX Harassment Prevention Training will need to do so. Please visit the Support Site for instructions on how to access the training.

If you have any questions concerning this process, please call HR Employment Staff at 270.809.2146 or email msu.hr@murraystate.edu

1.6. Authorization of Background Investigation

Click to view the Background Check Form   (PDF)