The Division of Student Affairs is committed to executing fair, equitable and inclusive staff recruitment practices. As each search begins, it is important our teams are prepared and understand the importance of representing the division and larger campus community to both internal and external audiences. Our goal is to promote an informed, consistent, and equitable experience for applicants, hiring authorities, search committees, and other relevant stakeholders. Please utilize the resources below to support recruiting efforts within your respective units. These resources will be updated periodically to stay relevant with industry and university best practices.

Note: Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) places almost all recorded forms of information maintained or received during University operations in the public record. Only a few exceptions exist, notably information protected by privacy laws or certain types of protected confidential data. Any citizen can make an open records request. Once a search is closed, all recorded information is subject to an open records request.

Any individual involved in the search process (hiring authority, search chair, search committee, students, etc.) must complete the mandatory UGA Employee Recruitment Training prior to beginning the search. Hiring authorities must confirm with University Human Resources (UHR) that each participant has completed the training by emailing The training can be found on the Professional Education Portal (PEP) website by searching “UGA Employee Recruitment Training”.

If you have any questions, reach out to Talent Management directly.