The Office of Human Resources reviews all Criminal History Background Check Reports upon
receipt. If the Background Check results are satisfactory, HR will notify
the hiring department to proceed with the hiring process.
If the Criminal History Background Check Report reveals criminal history,
the Human Resources Criminal History Background Check Committee will review
the report and make a recommendation to the hiring department.
If the candidate is applying for a faculty position, the Office of
Faculty Relations will be involved in the Criminal History Background Check
An unfavorable background check for one position does not prohibit an
applicant from applying and being considered for other positions.
The time that has passed since the offense, conduct, and/or completion of
The nature of the job sought or held
The existence of criminal history does not automatically disqualify a
candidate from employment.
The committee reviews each case with respect to the factors outlined
above; however, any falsification of answers/statements or any omissions
made on the application for employment may be grounds for disqualification
as a candidate (or immediate discharge, if employed).