Human Resources Department

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Trustees' Handbook For Managers


3. MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENT AND RELATED PERSONNEL MATTERS
3.1 Appointment to the Management Staff

All appointments to the management staff are approved by the President of the College. Appointments are made in consideration of institutional and departmental requirements. Recommendations are made to the President by the appropriate President's Senior Staff Member following consultation with the department heads concerned.


  • 3.1.1 Recruitment Procedures
    The responsibility for recruiting new managers is coordinated by the Vice President of Human Resources. The appropriate member of the President's Senior Staff is responsible for the selection and nomination of new managers to the President.
    • 3.1.1.1 Equal Opportunity
      Muhlenberg College does not discriminate against any person based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to employment, personnel decisions and all other activities and programs of the College.
  • 3.1.2 Terms of Appointment
    Terms of appointment are indicated in a letter of appointment from the President. Salary, benefits, and assignments (or any subsequent changes in assignments), and effective date of appointment are stated.
  • 3.1.3 Position Descriptions
    A position description for each management position, prepared by the Human Resources Office in cooperation with the supervisor and the appropriate senior officer, is retained in the Human Resources Office. This description is issued or revised whenever a vacancy occurs or a new position is authorized, or if the nature of the position changes in a material way. It is a major component of the search and selection process and is an important reference in orientation, training and appraisal.