WPI is an ever changing environment, and hiring the right people to fill positions is important! Learn more about the Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding process throughout this site!

Before You Begin...

The hiring process for Faculty, Staff, or Student Worker is a little different. Check out the general hiring highlights through the checklists for each employee type!

Getting Started with Job Requisitions...

Once a position has been created, either through submitting a Position Justification Form (staff/non-faculty) or a request for a new job submitted to Talent (faculty), begin the process for creating a Job Requisition.

Search Committees

Creating diverse and interdisciplinary search committees is critical for a successful hiring process

Searching & Recruitment Tools

For additional insights and tools, check out the Components to attract, engage, interview, and assess potential faculty candidates. Additional tools below!

Social Media and Engagement

The hiring process for Faculty, Staff, or Student Worker each have special nuances. Check out the general hiring highlights through the checklists for each employee type!

Interview and Evaluate Candidates

Review some of the questions for conducting interviews.

Managing Candidates

Utilize these Workday guides to "Disposition" candidates through Workday. Dispositioning candidates means to move them along in the process, or end their process.

Ready to Hire?

This section also provides information for offering and hiring your new faculty or staff member! Once an offer has been accepted, please allow up to two weeks from the initial job requisition posting for the hiring to be processed. Before an employee can begin employment at WPI, there are many steps and business processes along the way that require approvals. Please check with your next approver to make sure the process is flowing swiftly.

Offer Process

Hiring Employees

Hiring Students

Onboarding New Employees

New hires will have onboarding tasks available to complete in Workday. The I-9 form and ID verification needs to be completed within 3 business days of their start date to avoid a delay in pay. Please contact talent@wpi.edu with any questions.

Contingent Worker Information

Additional Useful Guides

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