Type of Appointment Process and Forms Resources

To Hire an Identified Candidate
Two types:
1- An identified candidate can be hired at 40% or less for up to twelve months. Extension of appointments at 40% or less must be approved by HR at the time of completion.
2- An identified candidate can be hired at over 40% for a maximum of five months. No extension can be granted.


- Earn no vacation, sick leave or holiday pay if the appointment is less than 50%.
- Earn vacation and sick leave if the appointment is 50% or higher for six months or more.
- Are eligible for core benefits if the appointment is between 43.75% and 100% and does not meet the duration requirements of mid-level or full-level benefits.
- Are eligible for mid-level benefits if the appointment is 100% for three months or more.

Contact Ling at (858) 822-0246 to discuss the classification and salary range for each job opportunity.
1) Complete a Hiring Request Form and have it signed by both the supervisor and the fund manager. Please fax it over to Ling at (858)822-0014.
2)Develop a thorough Online Job Description(see How to Write a Job Description). Please specify the candidate's name in the JD form.
3) Have the candidate complete the Online UC San Diego Profile/Application form.
4) Background check forms

(for the Background Check process, please contact Cecilia at (858)822-3389 - caldrete@ucsd.edu or Maissa Clarete at (858)822-4375 - mclarete@ucsd.edu.)
5) Additional Forms will be required for HX, NX, EX positions - Pre-Employment Forms

• Route all of the above documents to Ling at lcao@ucsd.edu or via fax at (858) 822-0014
• When central HR sends an email with final approval, notify the candidate.
• Have the final candidate contact Cecilia at caldrete@ucsd.edu - (858) 822-3389 or Maissa Clarete at mclarete@ucsd.edu - (858) 822-4375 to schedule an appointment for the weekly New-Hire Orientation.



University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0603 La Jolla, CA 92037-0603
Telephone: (858) 534-3684, Fax: (858) 534-7653, Electronic Mail: psychiatry@ucsd.edu