Ohio University

Staff and Faculty Hiring Process

All faculty and staff hiring at Ohio University follows a similar process designed to promote collaboration, compliance, consistency, active recruitment, and best practices in diversity, access, and inclusion. For full details regarding recruitment and selection of faculty and staff, please refer to Policy 40.121 and the accompanying guidelines [PDF].

General process steps are outlined below. Clicking on any step will expand to show additional information. For a detailed technical guide regarding use of the University's applicant tracking system, PeopleAdmin, please refer to our How to Hire [PDF].

If you are interested in learning more about OHIO Search Committee Training or best practices surrounding search committees, position descriptions, recruitment plans, candidate evaluation, and candidate selection, please refer to our Search Training and Tools website.