Talent Acquisition

Hiring Procedures Toolkit

In order for George Mason to achieve its goals, it is imperative that the university hires the most qualified people. This Hiring Procedures Toolkit was developed by the Talent Acquisition Team as a way to combine institutional, state, and federal recruitment and hiring guidelines to provide clarity, structure, and resources for the full hiring process of new faculty and staff. This guide will help HR liaisons, search committee participants, and hiring authorities find the next great Mason hire!

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the hiring process as a means to obtain top-tier talent or as a refresher in the Mason hiring process. Find the appropriate employee category below to guide you through the step-by-step hiring process form advertising, interviewing, selecting candidates, to onboarding and beyond. Additional resources as well as direct access to important documents and items needed during the hiring process can be found in the “Quick Links” button in the top right of any page.

**Effective July 1, 2022, all searches must take into consideration DHRM’s new Alternative Hiring Process (AHP) guidance for DARS-certified applicants.