Employment

did you knowMurray State is committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive environment for the campus community. One focus of this commitment is the recruitment and hiring process. Human Resources has developed the Online Search Committee Training Module to provide guidance to search committees to ensure fair and equitable searches. The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access has developed additional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocate Training for search committee chairs. When you click the links, you will be directed to login and will then be able to enroll in the modules. Successful completion of this training is a prerequisite for serving on faculty and exempt staff searches.

The Hiring Process

Announcement

The University is implementing the Single Sign-On (SSO) feature for PeopleAdmin, the University's applicant tracking system. This will impact current MSU employees who are involved in the hiring process. Effective Wednesday, January 22, 2020, this change will allow users to access PeopleAdmin at Murray State Jobs with their current Murray State myGate login credentials. An informational guide is available outlining this system enhancement.

For additional questions, please contact Haley Stedelin at 270.809.3094 or hstedelin@murraystate.edu or Liz Ridley at 270.809.2153 or eridley@murraystate.edu.

Information

PeopleAdmin Information Session Presentation

Training

An online module was created using CANVAS to provide training for faculty and staff who may be involved in any phase of the hiring process. To self-enroll in the online training module.  

Once logged in to CANVAS, the following landing page will appear.  Please click "Enroll in Course".

For questions, please contact Haley Stedelin, Assistant Director for Employment, at hstedelin@murraystate.edu or 270.809.3094

For questions, please contact Haley Stedelin, Assistant Director for Employment, at hstedelin@murraystate.edu or 270.809.3094

The Dual-Career Spousal Accommodation is available for the recruitment and retention of faculty and professional staff positions. An approved spousal accommodation provides the opportunity for a spouse to be considered in the pool of internal candidates. Board Approved Action.

Procedures

  1. Department head must inform Human Resources that a spousal accommodation is being requested. This notification must include the spousal contact information, including the name, email address and telephone number.

  2. HR will review the request to determine eligibility based on criteria in the policy.

  3. HR will contact the spouse directly to provide a link for access to the internal search to be considered as an internal candidate.

  4. University officials in charge of hiring should inform candidates of the dual-career accommodations policy during the interview process. This also applies in a retention situation.

For questions, please contact Haley Stedelin, Assistant Director for Employment, at hstedelin@murraystate.edu or 270.809.3094

Training Information

Human Resources has developed an Administrative Support Training that is available to all employees in an administrative support role. The training will focus on common Human Resources processes, with topics including the Personnel Action Form (PA), the Background Check and Form I-9 procedures for new employees, reporting injuries and Worker’s Compensation, the Clearance process and the Temporary and Adjunct Exit process.

Please check back for more information on upcoming training events.  

Please check back for more information on upcoming training events.  

Performance Appraisals

The annual performance evaluation period is March 1 through the last day of the following February each year.

Please help reduce paper by printing appraisals double sides, when possible.  

Please contact Haley Stedelin at 270.809.3094 or Courtney Hixon at 270.809.2156 with any questions.

View Performance Appraisal Instructions and forms                

View Policy III.I Performance Appraisals

Employment and Training Staff

Courtney Hixon

Courtney Hixon

Director
Human Resources

Haley Stedelin

Haley Stedelin

Assistant Director for Employment
Human Resources

Kayla Johnson

Kayla Johnson

Employment Specialist
Human Resources

Sarah Leach

Sarah Leach

Employee Relations Specialist
Human Resources

Liz Ridley

Liz Ridley

Coordinator of Employment and Compensation
Human Resources

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