Human Resources and Payroll

Talent Aquisition


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Mason is an open and welcoming community, reaching out beyond our campuses to create connections and forge partnerships in the region, the nation, and the world. People choose to work at George Mason University for many reasons, and there are even more reasons why they stay for a career.

There’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news! Or Mason’s location and proximity to the District of Columbia, which place us directly in one the most competitive job markets in the world. Add that to a robust benefits package, a commitment to flexibility, work/life options, and the opportunity for personal and professional development, and you have a career in balance at Mason!

At Mason, we believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures and perspectives is what provides vibrancy to an academic community. Diversity is a source of innovation, energy and growth.

Welcome to George Mason University−Where Innovation is tradition!

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Mason Talent Acquisition Hiring Procedures Toolkit

The Toolkit is designed as structured resource, hyperlinked to hundreds of external pages, to primarily assist hiring managers and search committee members to navigate the policies and workflows of the various aspects of a recruitment search. The Table of Contents, found on page 3, is generally organized as what to do before, during and after a search; but also special situations and reference resources.

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Toolkit Download

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FAQs for Managers

Mason Talent prescreens all applicants. This includes a video conference interview, reference checks, and criminal background checks. In addition, all onboarding, I9s, EPAFs and parking arrangements are also completed by Mason Talent.

To request a Temp, complete the Temporary Staff Request Form. To request a Temp not currently in the Mason Talent Temp pool, please email Talent Acquisition at

1. How do I request a temporary employee?

2. When can I expect to hear from you after I have submitted my Temporary Requisition form?

3. How much notice do I need to provide the NU Temporary Staffing Center that I need a temporary employee?

4. What is the cost of a temporary employee?

5. Do you interview the applicants you are referring to me?

6. Do you conduct criminal background checks on referrals?

7. How long can my temporary employee work in my department?

8. May I use an outside vendor to help me fill my temporary employment need?

9. Can you help me with the hiring process if I have identified a candidate not currently affiliated with Mason Talent Temps?

10. Can I hire a formerMason employee as a temporary employee?

11. Can my temporary employee obtain a MasonID and use the shuttle service?

12. How do I contact you with additional questions?

13. My Mason Temp will need access to a variety of systems including Banner, eVA and others. How do I get this set up prior to the start date?