Hire of an External Candidate

Selection of candidate must be approved by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity prior to offer, following current policy and practice.

Salary Offer

If fully competent in the full range of responsibilities for the classification, the salary offer should be consistent with the responsibilities and performance of others within the same budgetary unit, and between the minimum of the market range and the top of the median zone.

If not fully competent or with less than full responsibilities, salary offer may be between the minimum of the market range and the bottom of the median zone. Salary offer cannot be below market range minimum.

If candidate’s responsibilities, performance and market analysis support a salary above the median zone, a higher salary may be approved, not to exceed the market range maximum.

Prior Approval of Salary Offer

Org level Human Resources approval required for all salary offers.

University Human Resources must approve the salary offer if any of the following criteria are met:

  • The salary is to be above the median zone.
  • The classification is in an open pay range.