This section will help you prepare for opening a search for a staff member at Puget Sound.

Action items during this stage:

Utilize recruiting tools to prepare for the search 

Review & update job description (if necessary)

  • Review the job description for this position to determine if the description is current and accurate.  If you need to make corrections to the existing job description, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator.
  • If this is a new, previously undefined position, use a job description template (DOCX).
  • If the position is temporary, can be filled internally, or is a promotion, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator to discuss staffing options.

Complete requisition using the Employment Applicant Tracking System

  • PeopleSoft is a web-based solution that automates the entire hiring process, allowing applicants, Human Resources, search chairs and other approved users 24/7 access to applicant material and job postings. This system will allow you to view the posting and application materials electronically.
  • Once a job description is created, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator to discuss next steps about uploading the job description into PeopleSoft and the approval process. These steps are completed by Human Resources.

Requisition approval process

  • For all positions, the requisition requires the approval of the area VP and President.

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