Illinois State University is only as good as its people. The recruitment of a new employee is an important decision. We expect each recruitment decision to signal a long term commitment. Administrative Professional positions require several steps to complete the hiring process. The Employment Unit is here to guide you through this process with the goal of hiring the best candidate for the position.
Typically, AP positions are advertised and searched using the recruitment website, which is maintained by Human Resources. There are, however, some exceptions to this recruitment requirement that may be granted on a case-by-case basis. In these situations, a waiver will be required from the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (OEOA).
The typical Administrative Professional recruitment process at Illinois State University follows these steps:
After interviews have been conducted, notify your Administrative Professional Employment Consultant of the final candidate(s). The Employment Consultant will oversee the following:
Once the final candidate has been selected and necessary background checks have been cleared, the hiring department prepares the appropriate offer letter and sends it to the Employment Consultant for approval prior to providing it to the candidate.
Hourly Offer Letters:
Salaried Offer Letters:
AP positions are contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background investigation per University policy.
In accordance with 3.4.13 Use of External Search Firms Policy, the hiring department must first contact Human Resources regarding procedures to employ an external search firm to facilitate the recruitment of the President and other highly skilled administrators.