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Hiring Process

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in Russellville Independent School District (RISD). To assist you in the application and hiring processes, we are providing you with the following information.

Application Process

  1. Gather your application materials.
  2. Complete your application with a personal email address.
  3. Complete and submit the online application. Click the button below. (Continue checking this website for new job postings.) 

Note: Make sure your application is submitted. For additional assistance, read the document Complete Application on TalentEd. 

Hiring Process

  1. Vetting and Eligibility: The candidate's application is reviewed to determine eligibility for the position.* Candidates who fulfill all requirements for the applied position are eligible and sent to the hiring Principal/Director. 
  2. Review: The hiring Principal/Director reviews eligible candidates' applications.
  3. Interview: The hiring Principal/Director will invite selected candidates for an interview. Candidates could receive a phone call or an email message to be invited for interviews. Please monitor your email.
  4. Recommendation: The hiring Principal/Director will submit a recommendation to hire to Human Resources.
  5. Approval: The recommendation to hire is reviewed and approved or disapproved by the Superintendent (contingent on background clearance).
  6. Job Offer: The candidate receives an official job offer (phone call and email from Principal/Director). If the candidate is not selected for the job, he or she will receive an email message notification.  
  7. Accept/Decline: The candidate accepts or declines a job offer. If candidate accepts the position, he or she needs to complete the onboarding paperwork.
  8. Hiring Confirmation Checklist: The accepted candidate will receive a new hiring email and checklist from Russellville Independent School District detailing onboarding procedures and further steps.
  9. Fees associated with Criminal Records 
    • $53.00 Criminal Background Check (covered by RISD)
    • $10.00 Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Check Instructions
    • RISD does collect this fee. It is paid to the administering vendor.
  10. Picking Up Benefits Information and Paperwork Finalization: The candidate can schedule benefits information and paperwork finalization through the new hire checklist.


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