HR policy - Unclassified rules: 10.02 Academic Staff recruitment and letter of appointment

The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) is governed by the Wisconsin Administrative Code - the rules adopted by the Board of Regents. These rules were promulgated in accordance with the rulemaking authority vested in the UW Board of Regents. These specific policies called "unclassified rules" provide for specific instances where the local institution may develop or add to the UWS rules. The UWL Policy number corresponds to the unclassified rule chapter number and section. For the entire UWS rules, visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws

 Functional Owner Chief Human Resources Officer
 Executive Sponsors Chancellor
 Policy Contact Chief Human Resources Officer


Who this policy applies to:
Academic Staff


Understanding the UWS Code:
The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) is governed by the Wisconsin Administrative Code - the rules adopted by the Board of Regents. These rules were promulgated in accordance with the rulemaking authority vested in the UW Board of Regents. These specific policies called "unclassified rules" provide for specific instances where the local institution may develop or add to the UWS rules. The UWL Policy number corresponds to the unclassified rule chapter number and section. For the entire UWS rules, visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws

This specific policy is part of Chapter 10 of the UWS Code.  To review the UWS code, please visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws/10


UWL Policy Detail:

(1) To insure that there is no unlawful discrimination, recruiting procedures shall observe the federal and state statutes and UW System Rules and Guidelines pertaining to affirmative action in the recruitment of Academic Staff.

(2) Recruitment must follow relevant university procedures including authorization to recruit, search procedures and job offers and hiring.

(3) The department/unit shall have responsibility for careful screening of all applications received and for the recommendation of candidates to be invited to the campus for interviews. The department/unit's peer review and judgment shall have weight in the recruiting process. In the case of creation of a new unit, appropriate academic and/or administrative officers shall give consideration to the judgment of the academic staff in related units.

(4) Each fall semester the appropriate administrative officer shall distribute to heads of the departments/units such instructions and sample record forms to facilitate compliance with EEO obligations and procedures as well as budgetary requirements.

(5) Where under-utilization exists, operational areas act consistent with UWL AA Plan

(6) The department or units shall schedule interview dates and times with the appropriate administrative officers.

(7) UWL policies and procedures for searches will be followed in consultation with Human Resources and the Affirmative Action Officer.


Revision history:
Last reviewed was July 2020


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Keywords:academic staff appointment   Doc ID:103801
Owner:John A.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-07-09 09:07 CDTUpdated:2020-07-15 08:14 CDT
Sites:UW-La Crosse
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