The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Getting a Newly Hired Employee onto the HR/payroll system (PeopleSoft HR Direct)

A Personnel Action Form (PAF) must be completed and signed by the hiring authority in order to get a new employee entered into the HR/payroll system. For faculty and exempt employees, the search must first be approved by EO&D. Faculty searches must also be approved by the Provost.  Then, along with the PAF, submit an Offer and Acceptance Form, and a resume.  Please check with your executive area’s AO on the specific procedures and requirements for necessary forms and approvals in your executive area.

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