Creating a Faculty Position





Department Chairs and Deans will manage the Recruitment / Hiring Process of Faculty.  Department Chairs have the permissions required to create a position.

Log in to Careers Directions
Log in page
Module: Position Management
Role: Department Chair
Tab: Position Descriptions
Position Type: Faculty


Select Position Management.  module_selection_HM
Hover your mouse over the Position Descriptions tab.   Select Faculty.  dc_pm_faculty_pd
Click on Create New Position Description.  faculty_create_position
Choose New Position Description.  create_new_position_description
Complete the form with the appropriate information.  When all information has been entered, click on Start Position Request.  hm_pd_start_position_request
Enter the Position Justification.  Click Next.  position_justification
Continue to complete the forms with the appropriate information. Click Next when each form is complete.  You may also navigate by using the Editing Position Request items.  next
Select the classification that best describes your position.  This step is optional.  hm_pd_position_classification
When you get to the Position Request Summary, scroll through the summary and verify that all items have a check next to the status. Once all items have a check, you’re ready to transfer the request to the next workflow state.  You may also use the menu as a guide.





Hover your mouse over Take Action On Position Request.  modify_take_action
Select Position Created/Modified (Move to Dean).  DC_PM_take_action
Add comments as needed / appropriate.  Each time that you see the Comment box after an Action, you will have the opportunity to Add the position to your Watch List. To do so, put a check in the box next to Add this position request to your watch list.  Click Submit when you are ready to send the change(s) to the Dean.  DC_PM_modify_comments
Note:A message will appear at the top of the screen:

  • Position request was successfully transitioned, or
  • One or more form errors will be displayed.
Once a position has been created, it will be transferred to the Classification and Compensation Analyst (CCA). The position may be passed to the Reviewer, Budget, and / or the appropriate Cabinet member after the CCA review.
Note: Ultimately, after all approvals have been given, the CCA will move the position to Position Approved.