Hiring Staff

University Human Resources partners with hiring departments to recruit and hire a diverse and talented staff devoted to supporting Brown University’s academic mission. This partnership is designed to make certain hiring decisions are based on legal and fair selection processes in keeping with the tenants of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity, and are compliant with University policy.

Hiring managers are encouraged to contact their HR Consultant as vacancies arise. The HR Consultant's role is to advise in all stages of the hiring process, and s/he may be involved at varying degrees to include some or all of the following:

  • Advising on staff recruitment and selection strategies
  • Screening or interviewing applicants
  • Drafting interview questions
  • Serving as a hiring committee member

References to Use in the Hiring Process
HR Coordinators and Workday Managers may access job aids and screencasts to use in the hiring process through Workday Learning. Click here to access the online module, Recruiting and Hiring Staff @ Brown. The Hiring Staff @ Brown Guide consolidates tools for recruiting regular payroll staff into one central resource; information on short term staffing is also included.  

Reference Tool Description
Hiring Staff at Brown Guide
Pre-Employment Reference Checklist Checklist
Applicant Qualification Matrix Form
HR Consultant Directory Directory
Diversity Recruitment Resources Advertising resource list
Interview Questions Tool for building interview questions