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Review PD - Post Position

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Position Description Form

The process to open a position for recruitment begins with a completed Position Description form. This form outlines the minimum qualification requirements for the position and describes the knowledge, skills, and abilities to establish parameters for the hiring and selection process. The PD can also be used as a guide for developing interview questions.

Position Description Form

New Position/Re-class Form

If the position needed is a new position, the New Position/Re-class form should be completed. Attach the Position Description form and organization chart identifying the names and titles of incumbents along with the location of the new position/reclassified position in the department. Route the New Position/Reclassification form through the appropriate approval levels, Department Head and AVP/Dean or Provost/Vice President levels. Forward the completed form to hrs.compensation.operations@ttu.edu You will receive an e-mail with the final approval, new position number and the effective date of the new position or reclassified position.

New Position/Re-Class Form

Posting Position for Recruitment

Once a staff position has been approved, the department user will create the requisition in the hiring system, Careers at Texas Tech for Hiring Managers, and route for approvals. faculty positions will be created and posted by the Human Resources office.

Texas Government Code 656 requires staff position vacancies to be posted on the official Texas Tech employment website for a minimum of ten working days. TTU holidays and weekends are not included in this timeframe.

Texas Government Code 657 allows state agencies to directly appoint for an open position any individual who is entitled to a veteran's employment preference without announcing or advertising the position if it is determined the individual meets the qualifications required for the position. Human Resources has a veteran's liaison to assist with the process. Please email questions to hrs.recruiting@ttu.edu

Additional information regarding new position request or re-classifications can be found here