Position Requisition Transition Form

The Position Requisition Transition Form (RTF) is required to begin the recruitment process for all positions within the University. This form allows the Office of Human Resources to ensure that the position is approved by the Hiring Authority and the Budget Office. The receipt of the RTF is the prompt for the Office of Human Resources to begin the recruitment process. A job description should accompany the RTF when requesting a new position. The following signatures are required for the RTF:

  1. Originator
  2. Director/Chair
  3. Dean (Division of Academic Affairs only)
  4. Vice President
  5. Title III (Grant funded positions only)
  6. Budget Office

Position Requisition Transition Form

Getting Started: New Hire Checklist

Welcome to Coppin State University! Here’s an easy step by step checklist to assist you with completing all the required onboarding items prior to your first day as a new employee. By completing all of the items on the New Hire Checklist this will ensure you are paid and receive employee benefits in a timely manner. All of the employee forms required for you to present to the Office of Human are provided for you below and listed under New Hire Documents.

If you need assistance or have any questions in regards to onboarding, please contact the Office of Human Resources at

New Hire Checklist

New Hire Documents

New Hire Orientation

Coppin State University  is a unique workplace filled with opportunities for all employees.  Coppin State University has a rich history and as a new faculty or staff member, we want you to be well informed on our remarkable legacy that makes employees "Coppin Proud!"

The Coppin State University New Hire Orientation will connect you to the University beyond your position and department.  The Office of Human Resources will provide an invitation to you to attend New Hire Orientation during the onboarding process.

By attending, you will:

  • Learn about the rich legacy that is Coppin State University;
  • Strengthen your connection to the greater University community by meeting employees from other departments, colleges and areas of the University;
  • Develop a greater understanding of how things work at the University (e. g, Payroll, Parking, information services and other valuable resources);
  • Gain a greater understanding of employee benefits and the advantages of being a Coppin State University employee.

New Hire Orientation Dates – FY 2017-2018

Request for Temporary Employee

The Office of Human Resources works to provide temporary staff from local staffing agencies to fill gaps that may occur for various business needs within your department. In order to begin the request for a temporary staff for your department, please complete the Request for Temporary Employee form below and send to the Office of Human Resources at A recruitment team member will contact you directly to begin the search to find a highly qualified temporary staff to fulfill your department needs.

Request for Temporary Employee form