Policy 101 - Hiring Approval Policy Date Issued: 07/89Date Revised: 03/14
Human Resources works with department managers and/or search committees to ensure that the best employment decisions are made when filling job vacancies. Throughout this partnership, Human Resources communicates and provides assistance to the department managers and/or search committees in following HR policies and federal and state regulations. As an employer and a recipient of federal grants and contracts, UAB/UAB Medicine considers the rights of all job applicants, evaluates carefully the candidates for employment, and follows approved hiring procedures. Human Resources is responsible for (1) completing the final review of, and granting approval of the hiring of all non-faculty staff and (2) assisting department managers by extending and/or approving offers of employment to candidates selected for employment. Upon final approval by Human Resources, clearance with background and drug screens, and in the case of UAB Medicine candidates, clearance with tobacco screens, a new employee may begin their employment at UAB/UAB Medicine.