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Applicant Tracking System Demo

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Reid Hall, Room 126

Human Resources invites Campus to view a demonstration of the Applicant Tracking System (PeopleAdmin)!  Please stop by Reid 126 to see the demo (two opportunities - 11:00 am or 12:00 pm).  We look forward to seeing you!

What is ATS?

  • ATS is an automated, electronic system that allows an individual to easily search and apply for job opportunities at Montana State University via the Internet.  It also allows for a streamlined, efficient recruitment process for end-users at MSU.


  • Create a system that is easy to use for applicants end-users
  • Readily available instructions and assistance to applicants and end-users
  • Decrease time to complete recruitments
  • Ability to track recruitment progress and activity by applicants and end-users
  • Reduced effort and increased effectiveness of recruitments


Advantages - End-Users: 

  • Electronic access to job descriptions
  • Ability to create and revise/update job descriptions electronically
  • Submit recruitment requests (RAF's) electronically
  • Review status of recruitment online
  • Provide search committee members online access to review applications/resumes
  • Ability to maintain position control files electronically for easy access
  • Ability to convert existing positions into job requisitions.
  • Creates audit and defensibility for all positions
  • Ability to collect accurate data for required reporting purposes
  • Ability to post MSU positions to social media sites

Advantages - Applicant: 

  • Create employment profile online and modify 24/7
  • View job postings and submit applications online from anywhere 24/7
  • Track the status of each posting online 24/7
  • Opportunity to apply for several positions without the need to complete an entirely separate profile for each posting