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New Hire

Introduction

Welcome to the Fitchburg State University community. It's a great place to work and make a positive difference in the life of others. We're excited to have you on board.

Follow the steps below to start the new hire process. If you have any questions, or aren't sure what employee type you are, please call (978) 665-3172 for assistance.

New MSCA Full-Time Faculty Member

Please complete the steps below in order to effectuate your hire. An HR representative will contact you in the near future to arrange an in-person orientation.

  1. Complete the New Hire Form online.
  2. Check your email for a message from Certified Background. Complete the authorization for your background check online. Note - the online system works best with Chrome and Firefox. Be sure to complete all of the required fields. If a field does not apply, indicate N/A. If you do not receive an email, check your SPAM folder, and then contact HR at (978) 665-3172 if you still do not have one.
  3. Complete the CORI Form (PDF) if you reside or have ever resided in the state of Massachusetts. Bring the form into Human Resources, along with a government-issued identification card OR return the form with a notarized copy of your government-issued ID.
  4. Complete the Student Clearinghouse Authorization (PDF). Return the form in-person, fax it to (978) 665-3720, or scan and email it to humanresources@fitchburgstate.edu.
  5. Apply for your parking pass online. In the Banner ID section, type "unknown."

New APA or Non-Unit Professional Employee

Please complete the steps below in order to effectuate your hire. An HR representative will contact you in the near future to arrange an in-person orientation.

  1. Complete the New Hire Form online.
  2. Check your email for a message from Certified Background. Complete the authorization for your background check online. Note - the online system works best with Chrome and Firefox. Be sure to complete all of the required fields. If a field does not apply, indicate N/A. If you do not receive an email, check your SPAM folder, and then contact HR at (978) 665-3172 if you still do not have one.
  3. Complete the CORI Form (PDF) if you reside or have ever resided in the state of Massachusetts. Bring the form into Human Resources, along with a government-issued identification card OR return the form with a notarized copy of your government-issued ID.
  4. Complete the Student Clearinghouse Authorization (PDF). Return the form in-person, fax it to (978) 665-3720, or scan and email it to humanresources@fitchburgstate.edu.
  5. Apply for your parking pass online. In the Banner ID section, type "unknown."

New AFSCME or Non-Unit Classified Employee

Please complete the steps below in order to effectuate your hire. An HR representative will contact you in the near future to arrange an in-person orientation.

  1. Complete the New Hire Form online.
  2. Check your email for a message from Certified Background. Complete the authorization for your background check online. Note - the online system works best with Chrome and Firefox. Be sure to complete all of the required fields. If a field does not apply, indicate N/A. If you do not receive an email, check your SPAM folder, and then contact HR at (978) 665-3172 if you still do not have one.
  3. Complete the CORI Form (PDF) if you reside or have ever resided in the state of Massachusetts. Bring the form into Human Resources, along with a government-issued identification card OR return the form with a notarized copy of your government-issued ID.
  4. Apply for your parking pass online. In the Banner ID section, type "unknown."

PT Faculty - Day, Evening, or Both

Please complete the steps below in order to effectuate your hire. Your orientation materials are located in your Blackboard account, which you will have access to after completing the steps below.

  1. Complete the New Hire Form online.
  2. Complete the CORI Form (PDF) if you reside or have ever resided in the state of Massachusetts. Bring the form into Human Resources, along with a government-issued identification card OR return the form with a notarized copy of your government-issued ID.
  3. Complete the Student Clearinghouse Authorization (PDF). Return the form in-person, fax it to (978) 665-3720, or scan and email it to humanresources@fitchburgstate.edu.
  4. Apply for your parking pass online. In the Banner ID section, type "unknown."
  5. You'll receive an email from UMRA_Notificationslist within 48 hours of completing Step 1. Follow the instructions to log into your Fitchburg State email and Blackboard accounts using your Falcon ID.
  6. Log into your new Blackboard account and visit the orientation course for all of your new hire paperwork and policies. Submit the completed paperwork to HR, as indicated on Blackboard.

Part-Time Non-Benefited Employee

Please complete the steps below in order to effectuate your hire. Your orientation materials are located in your Blackboard account, which you will have access to after completing the steps below.

  1. Complete the New Hire Form online.
  2. Complete the CORI Form (PDF) if you reside or have ever resided in the state of Massachusetts. Bring the form into Human Resources, along with a government-issued identification card OR return the form with a notarized copy of your government-issued ID.
  3. Apply for your parking pass online. In the Banner ID section, type "unknown."
  4. You'll receive an email from UMRA_Notificationslist within 48 hours of completing Step 1. Follow the instructions to log into your Fitchburg State email and Blackboard accounts using your Falcon ID.
  5. Log into your new Blackboard account and visit the orientation course for all of your new hire paperwork and policies. Submit the completed paperwork to your supervisor, as indicated on Blackboard.