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Manager Resources - Making an Offer

Be sure to consult with your HRP before making a tentative offer. Tentative offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check, any required pre-employment physicals and education verification if applicable. Below are some considerations when preparing to make an offer and negotiate with the finalist.

 

Examples of a Tentative Offer

I am pleased to recommend your appointment as (Title) to (Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost) effective (Date). This is a full/part-time appointment with an annual salary of ($Salary). Pending administrative approval, your projected date of hire will be (date of hire). The work year for this position will be (#Months). This position is considered a (tenure track/probationary/fixed-length/soft money) appointment. For soft-money positions: Funding is currently available through (date).

OR:

I am pleased to tentatively offer you the position of (Title), subject to final approval from (Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost), who will send you an official appointment letter.  This position carries a full-time regular appointment (or part-time) with an annual salary of ($Salary), effective (Date). This is a (tenure track/probationary/fixed-length/soft money) appointment. For soft-money positions: Funding is currently available through (date). [You may add any additional pertinent information about the position or the department.

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Office of Human Resources
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207)581-1581E-mail: hr-um@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System