Recruitment and Selection (E-Recruiter)

The University recognises that its most important resource is its staff and that to achieve its strategic and operational goals it must attract and retain people of the highest calibre.The University has a broad and distinctive range of staffing needs.

The following information aims to ensure an effective, efficient and consistent approach to recruitment and selection to meet those needs, complying with current employment and equality legislation, and providing clear guidance to departments. The policy and procedure applies to the recruitment of all staff, irrespective of the nature of employment.

Aberystwyth University is an Equal Opportunities employer. This policy is underpinned by the University’s Equality Scheme.

Any member of staff responsible for recruitment or who is involved in the recruitment process will be required to complete the mandatory web-based ‘Equal Opportunities & Diversity’ training, which runs on a three year cycle. Staff are also encouraged to access in-house training in Recruitment & Selection through the Centre for the Development of Academic Practice (CDSAP). All training provided will be made subject to any major legislative changes and updates will be made available on the HR website for all those involved in the Recruitment process.

The documents contained within this section of the Human Resources web pages are guidance notes for staff and managers. Should any member of staff have problems accessing the information or require clarification on any of the content of the documents, please contact the Employee Services Team.

 
NEW RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION MANUAL

All of the University's recruitment and selection procedures have been merged into the new Recruitment and Selection Manual.  Please refer to this for all your queries in the first instance.

Recruitment and Selection Manual v1.3 (PDF)

Please see below to download the key documents as required by the updated Recruitment and Selection manual.

Job Description Template
AAF1_v2 Form (updated May 2017)
Shortlisting Matrix
 

Policies