Important information regarding post release requests Important information regarding post release requests

Post Release is required for the vast majority of posts in the University before the recruitment process may begin. To apply for post release please use the form provided. Completed post release forms should be submitted as follows:

Academic posts

These may be signed off at Faculty Executives provided that:
1. They are for academic staff posts that impact the SSR (ATR, ATS, AT);
2. They are within the approved budget; and
3. They are within the approved/targeted SSR.

If the post falls outside these criteria then it should be submitted to Postrelease@uea.ac.uk for consideration. Posts received by noon on a Thursday are submitted to the relevant Executive Team member that day and responses are normally made within one week.

All other posts

These should have a Post Release form completed and submitted to Postrelease@uea.ac.uk. Posts received by noon on a Thursday are submitted to the relevant Executive Team member that day and responses are normally made within one week

Exceptions

The only exceptions to the above are:
1. Facilities Support: posts up to and including Grade 5 may be released by the Director of Estates or their nominee which will normally be the Head of Facilities Support and/or Assistant Director – Campus Services;
2. Catering: posts up to and including Grade 5 may be released by the Director of Estates or their nominee which will normally be Catering Manager and/or Assistant Director – Campus Services.
3. Sportspark: posts on the specific Sportspark scale may be released by the Director of Sport.

Prior to submitting a request for post release please ensure that the form is fully completed and authorised by the relevant HR Manager, Finance Manager and Executive Dean/Director of Service.

Download the form