Creating Job Requisitions

Modified on Tue, Mar 5 at 12:47 PM

This job aid provides department designees step-by-step instructions on how to use Workday for creating job requisitions and submitting them for approval.

Creating a Job Requisition and Submitting For Approval

From the Workday Home page, click Department Designee.

On the right side, under My Tools, select Start Job Requisition. You will be directed to the start a job requisition.

Start Job Requisition

When starting a Job Request Form, you will need to fill out necessary information for the request to be submitted.

Any field with a red asterisk is required. 

Basic Information

  • Supervisory Organization: The hiring manager for the position. 
  • This job will: Will this requisition either Replace a Worker or are you Adding a Worker. 
    • Replace a Worker: If you are replacing a worker, search for the worker in the field to ensure the new person filling the role will fill their former position.
    • Add a Worker: You are adding a new worker reporting to the hiring manager. 

Job Information

  • Job Profile: The job profile the new hire will be filling.
    • Note: If you are replacing a worker, their job profile will automatically update. If the new hire replacing the former worker is moving to a different job profile, you can change the job profile for the new hire or if you are unsure of the job profile, select our Placeholder job profile. More information on the placeholder job profile can be found here

  • Job Title: This field is automatically filled when choosing the job profile.
  • Job Description: If no Job Description is filled, please enter a description for the role.

Worker Information

  • What location is this job based in? Location the job is based in. 
  • Are you hiring a new employee or contingent worker? Is the position for a new employee or contingent worker?
    • Employee
      • Adjunct:
      • Core Faculty:
      • Professional Staff:
      • Temporary:
    • Contingent Worker
      • Agency Temp:
      • Consultant:
      • Contractor:

Depending on the employee type, you may have additional questionnaires towards the end of the job requisition process. If you would like more information on the additional questionnaires based on the employee type, click the article link for a more brief description. Start Job Requisition Additional Questionnaires

  • What is the time type for this job? Is the worker Full Time or Part Time?
  • What are the scheduled weekly hours for this job? How many weekly schedule hours for the position. 

Cost Information

  • Select a company: Choose Lesley University. 
  • Select a cost center: The cost center for the position. 

Recruiting Information

  • When would you like this worker to start? Choose either As soon as possible, or select a future hire date
  • What recruiting instruction do you have for this job? The answer to this question identifies the type of posting this will be. Do you want the job to be posted to external applicants only, to internal/current employees only, or both?
    Select a primary location to post this job. Choose the street address for the primary location for the job. 
  • Why are you creating this job? Choose the reason in the dropdown menu for creating this requisition. Choose whether the or not the position is budgeted, not budgeted, or if you are replacing a worker who is leaving.
  • Enter your comments. This is an optional field. Enter additional comments you may have here.

Click Submit once all the necessary information is filled. 

Complete the Questionnaire in your inbox which provides more information about your position, including remote work requirements, a list of search committee members, information about the work currently being done, position alternatives, and the impact on the department. 

Next Steps

  • Requisition submissions are reviewed on a weekly basis.
  • If your requisition is approved, a member of the HR team will post your position to the Lesley University Careers site and notify you via email.
  • If your requisition is placed on hold, it will not be placed on the Lesley University Careers site. For questions or more information, please reach out to your cabinet leader.

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