Q1: Who can post jobs on the job bank?
A: Most employers with a physical business address in the Austin metro area and part-time positions to fill (less than 30 hours per week) can post jobs on the job bank. In summer, full-time positions (30+ hours per week) with employers located outside the Austin metro area are accepted.
Q2: Are there any employers who are not allowed to use the job bank?
A: Staffing agencies and employers or individuals that require students to work in a private residence are not allowed access to the job bank. We reserve the right to refuse service to employers that do not support the interests of the University.
Q3: Are there any jobs that are not allowed on the job bank?
A: Jobs that require the student to work in a private residence or home office, commission only jobs, jobs that require students to purchase a kit or pay a fee before starting work, unpaid jobs, very short-term jobs (unless holiday/seasonal), jobs for flyer distributors, and fall/spring jobs located outside the Austin metro area are not allowed on the job bank. Contact the University’s student newspaper, The Daily Texan, to post these types of jobs.
Q4: Can I post a child care position on the job bank?
A: Any position that requires the student to work in a private residence cannot be accepted per guidelines governing job bank operations, established to help mitigate risk to our students. Contact the University’s student newspaper, The Daily Texan, to post such positions.
Q5: Can I post an internship position on the job bank?
A: Paid internships that do not provide college credit to the student can be posted on the job bank. Unpaid internships and internships that provide college credit to the student can be posted with HireUTexas.
Q6: Are there any requirements regarding the pay rate or number of hours per week?
A: All job postings must reflect an hourly rate of at least $7.25. Summer jobs may be full-time (more than 30 hours per week) and located outside the Austin metro area. Fall/spring jobs must be located in the Austin metro area, and reflect no more than 30 hours of work per week.
Q7: Do my jobs have to comply with EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) laws?
A: Yes, job postings must comply with EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) laws-we will not post jobs that appear to discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or gender. We reserve the right to refuse to post jobs that do not support the interests of the University.
Q8: Am I required to report information about the students I hire?
A: Yes. Regulations require we report placement statistics to the federal government at the end of the fiscal year therefore we require employers to log in to the job bank after hiring a student, click Submit Placement Info, and provide hire information. Failure to submit placement information will result in the inactivation of the employer’s record, which means they will no longer be allowed access to the job bank.
Q9: How long can I keep a job posted on the job bank?
A: There is a 30-day time limit to keep a job posted and active on the job bank. After 30 days, employers have the option to repost the position.
Q10: How do I re-activate an expired or closed job?
A: Click “View Job Postings” under “Shortcuts” located on the right side of the screen. Scroll down the results page and click “Add New”. Select “Show Archived” in the “Copy Existing” field and select the job you would like to repost. The job posting template will populate with the information from the old job posting. Update the reposted job as needed, paying particular attention to the post and expiration dates. Click “Submit”.
Q11: How do I update my current job posting information?
A: Click the “My Jobs” tab, select the appropriate job posting, make the changes you wish, and click “Submit”.
Q12: How can I see the number of students who have looked at my job?
A: Click the “My Jobs” tab and select the appropriate job. The number of student views will appear in the top right corner of your job posting.
Q13: How can I reset my Username and/or Password?
A: To reset your Password, click “Reset” on the Employer Log In page. Your Username is your email address, and it can be changed under your “Account” tab after you have logged in.
Q14: How can I update my contact information?
A: Click the “Account” tab, update the information, and click “Submit”.
Q15: Why was my registration or job rejected?
A: You will receive an email when your registration or job posting is rejected. Generally, registrations are rejected when the employer and/or job posting does not meet the criteria mentioned above.