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General information

What is Recruit?

Recruit is a program for managing the faculty recruitment process at UC Berkeley. The system allows applicants to apply for positions electronically, uploading and revising application materials as needed. The status of the application may be checked as frequently as necessary and questions for the hiring department or for general technical support may be emailed directly from the system.

Apply For A Position

Creating an application

  1. Locate the desired position in the list of open recruitments on Recruit's <%= link_to(apply_list_path, apply_list_path, target: :_blank) %>.
  2. Click the recruitment to which you wish to apply.
  3. Read the application submission dates, the position's description, and the requirements. When you're ready, click the button, Apply Now Apply Now button
  4. Provide your email address.
  5. If you've previously verified your email address, you can provide your email and password to log in to your portfolio.
    • The application information from your last application will be reused for this one. Verify that it's still up to date by clicking through the Next buttons.
  6. If you've never verified your email address, you'll be asked to do so now. This ensures that the hiring committee can contact you.
    • Prove that you're not a robot by checking the box
    • Click Send verification email
    • Check your email for a message named "<%= t('portfolio_mailer.verify.subject', prefix: PortfolioMailer.subject_prefix) %>"
    • Click the link inside to return to Recruit
    • Choose a password
    • Provide application information. If you've previously applied at <%= t(:campus_medium_name) %> this may be reused from your last application. Verify that it's still up to date by clicking through the Next buttons.
  7. Review the information you have entered and click the button, Save my information. Create application button
  8. Your application will be created and you will be brought to the Position Information page to continue your application. Recruit will send you a "Thank you for applying" email. Position information tab

Returning to your application

  1. If you have logged out of your application, navigate to Recruit's apply page at <%= link_to(apply_list_path, apply_list_path, target: :_blank) %>
  2. Click the big orange "Log in to your portfolio" button to log in. Log in button
  3. Provide your email address Email address field
  4. Click "Next"
  5. Provide your password Password field
  6. Click "Log in"
  7. You will now be logged in to your Portfolio Application tabs

Log in troubles

  1. If you find yourself unable to log in, you can reset your password.
  2. Click the link "Trouble logging in?" Trouble logging in is the last tab target
  3. Provide and confirm your email address Email address, twice
  4. The following confirmation message will appear: "In a few moments you should receive an email containing a link to reset your password." Trouble logging in is the last tab target
  5. Wait a few moments then check your email for a message from Recruit. The subject line will be "<%= t('portfolio_mailer.forgot_portfolio_password.subject', prefix: PortfolioMailer.subject_prefix) %>".
  6. Follow the link in the email to return to Recruit
  7. In the form provided, set a new password, then click "Confirm" The password reset form
  8. You will be logged in to your portfolio and your password will be updated "Your password has been changed" success message

Third-party dossier services

Third-party dossier services, such as Interfolio, may interact with Recruit in a variety of ways. For more information, please contact your third-party provider's help desk.

Diversity survey

The purpose of the Diversity Survey

As Federal Contractors, the University of California is obligated to report on fair practices to assure equal employment opportunity for gender and minorities.

When can I take the Diversity Survey?

Take the Diversity Survey at any time after creating your application.

Take the Diversity Survey:

  1. Click the Diversity Survey tab. diversity tab
  2. Click the link, Submit diversity survey submit link
  3. Fill in the required information.
  4. Click the button, Submit survey submit button
  5. A confirmation will indicate your survey has been submitted. confirmation