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In line with statutory regulations, all positions that are ongoing or have duration of longer than 12 months are required to be advertised. In order to advertise a vacant position this must be arranged through the University’s recruitment system, ImpelHR.
The Head of School (or equivalent), with their Department Recruitment Coordinator, first prepares a request to advertise a position using ImpelHR.
The system will require you to complete the following fields before the electronic request is sent to the senior leadership team member for approval:
Please note (*) indicates fields that must be completed in order to finalise ImpelHR information for the approval of the Senior Leadership Team Member (or equivalent).
Once completed, this information is electronically forwarded to the Senior Leadership Team Member (or equivalent) through ImpelHR for his/her consideration. If approved the request is electronically forwarded to the Staff Recruitment Team for advertising.
There are different stages during the ImpelHR lifecycle. The following terms describe these stages:
This is a short statement highlighting the key features of the position. This text appears on the Jobs website and in print media and is key attract suitable applicants. The summary statement can be up to 30 words in length and should reflect the following format:
Co-approval is required from Staff Recruitment Manager for all Professional Services positions that are permanent and fixed-term (more than 12 months). Academic positions do not require co-approval to advertise.
In order to assist this approval process, when completing the supporting statement section of Impel request you should specify why it is critical to make this appointment and the impact of not making the appointment.
Amongst the issues you should address are:
Will not recruiting result in Massey failing to meet a contractual/commercial obligation?
Who will be impacted and how? e.g. students, academic colleagues, professional staff colleagues, a project.
Has the relevant shared service been asked whether it could undertake this work, on a temporary or permanent basis?
Whether the work to be undertaken can be delayed.
Whether the work or part of it can be undertaken by one or more other staff members (temporarily or permanently).
The overall importance/impact of the position, the linkage to strategic and operational plans, details of Departmental KPIs (e.g. EFTS) and budgetary implications.
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Last updated on Tuesday 24 January 2017