Hiring, Separation and Personnel Actions

Staff: Full-time and Part-time

Contract Professional: Full-time and Part-time

Faculty and Academic Administrators:  Full-time

Search Waiver Checklists:


Staff and Contract Professional

The Resources For Hiring Departments page contains information pertaining to:

  • Position Vacancies and the Search Committee Process
  • Advertising Open Positions
  • Hiring Tools for Screening, Selection, and Evaluation
  • Offer and Regret Letters
  • Valid Reasons to Waive a Search
  • System Help

Personnel Employment Changes

Personnel Action Form (PAF) Resources and Samples for Contract Professionals, Full-Time Faculty, Part-Time Faculty, and Staff.

Blank PAFs can be found in the Forms Directory under the Hiring Process Managers drop-down menu.

For detailed information on processing changes for part-time faculty, please visit the part-time faculty hiring webpage.

For student employees, please refer to Office of Student Employment

For graduate assistants, please refer to Graduate School

The Part-time Faculty Hiring page contains information pertaining to:

  • Dates and Deadlines
  • Part-Time Faculty Hiring Process
  • Part-Time Faculty Reappointment Process
  • Resources and Samples for the Part-Time Teaching/Summer Sessions Personnel Action Form (PAF)
  • Hiring Forms
  • Notification of Other University Assignments
  • Reasonable Assurance Process

Transition After Retirement Program (TARP) - designed to allow full-time faculty to transition from active employment into retirement with limited duties, by maintaining a presence on campus through a variety of means. 

Reemployment After Retirement Under Rule 3359-11-15 (REM) - designed for full-time University of Akron employees who are eligible to retire from an Ohio pension system. This rule applies to all employees other than members of a bargaining unit in which an agreement governs the reemployment of retirees.

Phased Retirement Program (PRP) designed to allow eligible contract professional and staff employees to retire from their regular full-time positions and continue to contribute to the success of the University and its students on a part-time basis.