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SA/PPS 07.02 - Career Services - Employer Contacts and On-Campus Recruitment Policies

Career Services - Employer Contacts and On-Campus Recruitment Policies

SA/PPS No. 07.02 (02.05)
Issue No. 3
Effective Date: 1/25/2016
Next Review Date: 1/01/2019 (E3Y)
Sr. Reviewer: Director, Career Services


    1. The Student Affairs Division educates and ensures the success of a diverse student population by creating and fostering a safe, welcoming, and comprehensive environment. The Division commits to excellence in the development and delivery of high quality programs and services to prepare responsible and contributing members for a global community.

    2. The purpose of this policy and procedure statement is to outline employer recruitment policies and guidelines relative to career services for students and alumni.

    3. Career Services is responsible for all career related services for students and alumni. This also includes university information for business and industry, distribution of career related information through social media, coordination for recruiting and interviewing, career fairs, job search assistance, resume preparation, cover letter writing, and assistance in obtaining summer jobs, co-op experiences and internships.


    1. Career Services limits the use of its services to students and alumni of Texas State University. It complies with and will require employers to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations in providing equal opportunity to all students and alumni who seek employment through on-campus recruitment opportunities. All students who are qualified by academic field, degree level, date of graduation and other non-discriminatory criteria are allowed to participate in on-campus recruitment programs and services.

    1. All employment recruitment activities, including interviews, and student contacts, should be scheduled through Career Services, and will be conducted in the Career Services office or other locations approved by the Director.

    2. Employer will agree to abide by the Equal Employment Opportunity policy and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations (UPPS No. 04.04.04, Affirmative Action/Recruitment Plan)

    3. Employment opportunity flyers/posters must first be approved by Career Services and in compliance with university policies (UPPS No. 07.04.02, Posting/Distribution of Literature, Informational Booths & Banners on Campus) before being considered for posting in public areas or distributed to students.

    4. All flyers/posters must contain (a) name of employing organization, (b) type of job for which the company is recruiting, and (c ) company contact information.

    5. To recruit and engage with Texas State students in any manner, Texas State University requires all employers to complete a profile and be approved within the Career Services’ online employer database, Jobs4Cats, and to acknowledge and follow the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice in the recruiting process.


    1. Reviewers of this PPS include the following:

      Position Date
      Director, Career Services January 1 E3Y

    This PPS has been approved by the following individuals in their official capacities and represents Texas State Student Affairs policy and procedure from the date of this document until superseded.

    Director, Career Services; senior reviewer of this PPS

    Vice President for Student Affairs