Turnaround Times

The following turnaround times are contingent upon all materials submitted to the Talent Acquisition Office with complete and accurate information. Job opening requests and job offer requests are submitted to Talent Acquisition via the Job Opening Request form.  Work will be processed in the order in which it was received. Materials received after 3pm will be counted in the next business day.

Published turnaround times may require adjustment to accommodate unexpected increases in work volume and/or reduction in resources.

Contact Talent Acquisition Administrative Assistants at hiring@ucsc.edu for more information about the turnaround times listed.

Recruitment (i.e., Open, Campus-Only, Non-Recruitment, Waiver of Recruitment)

Key Process Steps

By Whom

Turnaround Time

Review job opening request: includes reviews by TAC and Recruitment Approver, and interdepartmental consultation. 

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Within 10 business days after request is submitted.

Create job opening and post on TAM candidate gateway(s)

Talent Acquisition Team

Within 3 business days after department approval is submitted. 

Submit final advertising campaign to JobElephant

Talent Acquisition Admin Assistant

Within 3 business days after receiving the final ad plan and purchase order via staffads@ucsc.edu.

Routing initial batch of applications via the Recruitment Document Suite

Talent Acquisition Admin Assistant

Within 2 business days after Initial Review Date (IRD).

Routing subsequent batch of applications via the Recruitment Document Suite

Talent Acquisition Admin Assistant

Within 2 business days of receiving email request via hiring@ucsc.edu

Remove filled job openings from TAM candidate gateway(s)

Talent Team

Within 3 business days after last job offer has been accepted.

Remove withdrawn job openings from web upon receipt of email request

Talent Team

Within 3 business days after the final applicant status update is completed. 

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Job Offers 

Key Process Steps

By Whom

Turnaround Time

Attempt to contact selected candidate to extend job offer

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Within 3 business days after the offer request is submitted and approved. 

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UCPath Hiring Transactions

Key Process Steps

By Whom

Turnaround Time

Template Based Hire process

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Within 3 business days after job offer is accepted and hire date is established. Hire transactions will be delayed during UCPath system system outages, 

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TAM Technical Support

Key Process Steps

By Whom

Turnaround Time

First response to system user inquiries

SHRhelp@ucsc.edu

Within 3 business days after receiving email or voice mail message.

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