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Student Recruitment

How To Post A Position

Use the Student Assistant Classification Guide to aid you in determining the proper Student Assistant Classification and job functions.

Download and electronically complete the Job Posting Request Form and the Job Description Form
Email the forms to Chris Meneses, Human Resources Officer once they have been electronically completed.

*Once documents have been received, our office will have process your request.  Most positions are posted within 10 business days.  You will be notified if further information is needed and/or once the position has been posted.

Reviewing & Interviewing Applicants

Review your applicants by visiting the PAWS System at Use your UC Merced username and password to log in.

Give students who have been awarded "Work Study" priority in hiring. Contact Chris Meneses, SNS Human Resources Officer for a list of students who have been awarded "Work Study."

Review the Student Employment Policies & Procedures  for recommendations on how many applicants to interview and types of interview questions to ask each applicant.

Contact the applicants you wish to interview by clicking their email addresses as listed on their applications.

*If you are using Microsoft Office 2007, you must upload a compatibility patch to upload documents into the Cat PAWS system. To download the patch, please click Here


Establishing A New Employee

Meet with the new student employee prior to his or her first day of work.  During the meeting both you and the new student employee are required to sign the Job Description form.

Have the student report to Phyllis Enea with the signed Job Description form.  Make sure the student takes the original Job Description form (no copies) and the other Acceptable Documents listed on page nine of the I-9 Form.  The student will complete hiring paperwork.

Once all documents have been processed, the hiring manager will receive an e-mail stating that the student employee is able to begin work.