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When you’re looking into hiring new staff, it’s a good idea to include UBC's human resources team early in the process.

Their expertise can help you to review your organizational structure, and support you through each step in bringing on a new staff member.

For information on recruiting staff at UBC Okanagan, please visit the UBCO HR page.

Creating a position

Recruiting differs depending on whether you're hiring for a new or existing role. New roles require creation of a new position, starting with a job description.

Advertising for positions

There are many resources available to you when you want to advertise a UBC faculty or staff position.

Faculty recruitment

From the decision to hire a new faculty member to finally bringing them on board, use this section as a comprehensive guide to recruiting faculty.

Foreign workers and work permits

In some circumstances, qualified foreign workers can be hired as staff or faculty at UBC with a valid work permit. International student employees don't require the permit.

Interviewing job candidates

The interviewing process can be a partnership with unit administrators and your UBC HR representative, depending on how frequently you recruit.

Making an offer of employment

Job offers can be done over the phone as well as in writing. It is recommended that job offers be made in writing. A verbal job offer can be as legally binding as any other type of offer and should be formalized in writing.

Student Employees

UBC encourages the employment of students on its Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.

UBC Hiring Solutions

UBC Hiring Solutions provides permanent managed recruitment services and temporary staffing, and can assist with pre-employment testing, screening, and interviewing, and reference checks of candidates.

Housing for UBC employees

Housing & Relocation Services team can offer help in finding housing for newcomers in Vancouver or Kelowna, including reduced-rate and market-priced housing options on UBC's Vancouver campus.


eRecruit gives departments greater control and flexibility around the recruitment process while eliminating the volume of manual paperwork that needs to be completed and submitted for a successful recruit.

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