Pay transparency for postings in UWHIRES

Posted on December 7, 2022

Guidance on how to post pay, other compensation and benefits information in UWHIRES job postings to ensure compliance with WA’s pay transparency law.

Recruitment incentive payments

Posted on March 16, 2022

To support the ability to compete with local organizations and attract top talent, with approval from the vice president for Human Resources, units may establish a recruitment incentive payment program for staff positions.


Posted on June 16, 2021

The staff employment process is managed through UWHIRES and step-by-step hiring instructions for different types of employment programs and positions can be found on the Hiring web pages.

Developing and extending the offer

Posted on March 25, 2021

After completing the recruitment and selection process, identifying the final candidate, and checking references, the hiring manager may extend a conditional offer of employment.

Sexual misconduct disclosure policy

Posted on January 12, 2021

Sexual misconduct definition, reference checks: contacting employers, impact to the hiring process, hiring of student employees, and additional resources.

Recruitment advertising options

Posted on December 18, 2020

Hiring managers should consider the following options when deciding where and how to advertise open requisitions.

Virtual interviewing

Posted on December 18, 2020

While the use of technology for virtual interviewing may now seem more mainstream, it does come with important considerations for both the hiring manager and candidate.

Prepare and conduct the interview

Posted on December 18, 2020

Best practices for preparing and conducting the interview, and guidance for debriefing the interview panel after the interview.

Staff hiring process overview

Posted on December 18, 2020

The process for recruiting, selecting, and hiring prospective employees for classified non-union, contract covered, temporary hourly, and professional staff positions, including those positions that are professional staff project positions and contract classified fixed duration positions.

Documenting the recruiting and hiring process

Posted on December 18, 2020

The hiring process involves the creation, use, and retention of documents that facilitate hiring and help ensure the University is in compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations.