Effective Date Jan 1, 2015

Applicable Employee Classes:

Reviewed Date:

Approved by:

All Full and Part-time Staff

Revised March 2021

Dr. T. Dwayne McCay, President

8.16 Recruitment


Florida Institute of Technology is committed to employing the best qualified candidates while engaging in recruitment and selection practices that comply with all applicable employment laws.  It is the policy of Florida Tech to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. 


The hiring manager enters a position and requisition in the HRIS.  The normal posting period for any position is a minimum of five (5) working days.  During the posting period, the Hiring manager reviews applications. 

Recruitment sources will include some or all of the following:

  • Florida Tech careers site
  • FLorida Tech internal careers site
  • Online job boards
  • Employee referrals

Hiring managers are responsible for conducting timely, effective interviews of qualified candidates.  The HR deparments is available to advise hiring managers on interview techniques and final candidate selection. 

Upon the selection of the final candidate, the hiring manager will initiate the offer process in the HRIS. 

The HR department will extend the verbal offer of employment to the candidate selected.  The HR department will provide an electronic offer of employment that is contingent upon the successful completion of a required background check. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)