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Recruitment & Selection


The University must ensure that they recruit the right people with the right skills into the right roles. Human Resources and Development  will support managers with the recruitment and selection process to help ensure this.


Key Recruitment Documents


Here are some key tools to help you plan and manage your recruitment process:

Recruitment Policy Statement - please refer to this before commencing any recruitment

Recruitment Project Planneruse this planner to work out key dates and give you an idea of how long it will take to recruit

Staffing Authorisation Form - must be submitted to gain authorisation to recruit.

Recruitment and Selection Checklist - step by step guidance document which includes links to the forms, guidance and documents that you will need at each stage of the process.

Appointment Panel Constitution and the Academic Appointment Panel Constitution - the minimum recruitment panel constitution for all posts.

Recruitment and Selection Trained Recruiters List - list of all staff members who have been trained to sit on recruitment panels.

Vacancy Management System - all job applications are made using our online application form. Recruitment contacts and panel members have access to the Vacancy Management System to view applications online. Download the Recruitment Contact user guide or the Panel Member user guide 

Recruitment and Selection FAQs


Recruitment & Selection Training

Staff must have completed the University's R&S training before sitting on an interview panel.

Find out when the next Recruitment & Selection Training Event takes place.

For staff who have already attended a training session at Edinburgh Napier, as a 'refresher' you may wish to refer to the online materials available on Moodle Community, for access contact Corporate Learning & Development.