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Hiring Process

Student Employee Hiring Process

Policy – All Student Employee Jobs are to be posted on the OBU Career Portal. Students desiring to work will consult the OBU Career Portal.

Application Process

  1. Student needs to fill out registration for the OBU Career Portal 
  2. Sign in to the OBU Career Portal and search posted jobs (part time on-campus).
  3. Student will need to upload a current resume into the document library which will be submitted for the jobs he/she is interested in.
  4. The hiring supervisor will review the resumes and select candidate(s) for interview.

Hiring Process

  1. Hiring Supervisor will post open position on the OBU Career Portal located on the webpage; take the Employers link for access.
  2. Hiring supervisor will interview and select the candidate(s) to hire.  Hiring supervisor will complete the Student Employee Personnel Recommendation form and instruct the student to take the form along with the other documents required to complete the hiring process in the Payroll Department.
  3. Student delivers the following completed forms to the Payroll Department:
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      • Student Worker Personnel Recommendation form
      • Pre-Employment Background Authorization/Release Form
      • I-9 form
      • W-4 form
      • Direct Deposit Authorization/Cancellation form
  4. Student will be required to sign an OBU Student Employee Confidentiality and Work Agreement.
  5. Student will be given a document to return to the supervisor indicating they have completed the hiring process. Students are not to work until this document is in the possession of the supervisor.