Hiring Approval Policy - HR Policy 101   



This policy describes UAB and UAB Medicine's commitment to following approved hiring procedures and outlines the responsibilities Human Resources regarding these procedures.

Effective Date: 3/1/2014


Review/Revised Date: 3/1/2014


Category: Human Resources


Policy Owner: CHRO

Policy Contact: Executive Director Human Resources - Employment



Human Resources works with department managers and/or search committees to ensure that the best employment decisions are made when filling job vacancies. Throughout this partnership, Human Resources communicates and provides assistance to the department managers and/or search committees in following HR policies and federal and state regulations.

As an employer and a recipient of federal grants and contracts, UAB/UAB Medicine considers the rights of all job applicants, evaluates carefully the candidates for employment, and follows approved hiring procedures. Human Resources is responsible for (1) completing the final review of, and granting approval of the hiring of all non-faculty staff and (2) assisting department managers by extending and/or approving offers of employment to candidates selected for employment.

Upon final approval by Human Resources, clearance with background and drug screens, and in the case of UAB Medicine candidates, clearance with tobacco screens, a new employee may begin their employment at UAB/UAB Medicine.

Date Issued: 07/89