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Search Committee Access to Applicant Information

Current CSUSB Staff & Faculty 

  1. Log into your MyCoyote account
  2. Select the "Administrative Systems" Tile
  3. Select the "NeoGov" Tile
    • Please make sure you are on the "OHC" module of NeoGov.

Non-Staff Search Committee Access to Applicant Information 

New to NeoGov? When your NeoGov account is created, you will receive an email to activate your account. That instructions contain the following:

Passwords will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Length of 8 or more characters
  • Contain a number
  • Contain a special character, for example !,@,#,$,%,^,&,*
  • Contain an upper and lowercase letter

Already served on a search committee? You will not need to recreate an account. Simply login into your account at

If you do need to reset your password, please contact the human resources office. Then be sure to check your junk mail for an email directly from and reset your password within 24 hours.

The email will contain instructions similar to the following:

Passwords will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Length of 8 or more characters
  • Contain a number
  • Contain a special character, for example !,@,#,$,%,^,&,*
  • Contain an upper and lowercase letter

You will receive an email when applications are available to review under Committee Member Review (My SME Review).

Steps to Complete a Committee Member Review

1. If you’re not already viewing your dashboard page, click Dashboard from the upper left.

Step 1 Screenshot

2. From the My Tasks section, click the SME review pending your review.

Step 2 Screenshot

3. Click the name of the first candidate to be reviewed

Step 3 Screenshot

4. The application will display including contact information, work experience, education and other information. Click the Questions tab to review the candidate’s answers to agency-wide and job-specific supplemental questions.

5. Click Next to proceed to the next candidate pending your review.

Step 5 Screenshot

6. Repeat these rating steps until Next no longer displays. Click Cancel or click anywhere to the left of the last candidate’s application review page.

Step 6 Screenshot

7. Notice you have no unreviewed candidates and your SME review status is complete.

Step 7 Screenshot

8. For an update on your recruitment or applications sent for SME review, please contact the hiring manager directly.

Steps to Initiate the Interview Process

Scheduling Interviews: Please provide your recruiter with detailed interview information at least 5 business days prior to your interview start time. The specific information required is listed below.

  1. Interview type (i.e. In-person, Zoom, Phone):
  2. Location of Interviews (i.e. please indicated if you would like Human Resources to coordinate an interview room):
  3. Interview Date(s):
  4. First Interview Start Time:
  5. How much time needed for each interview:
  6. How much time needed between each interview:
  7. Would you like to schedule a break between interviews? (i.e. Lunch Break):
  8. Number of Committee Members:
  9. Candidate name(s):
  10. Draft Interview Questions (Questions are required to be included with interview information when send to recruiter):
  • If you are conducting Zoom interviews, please create a Zoom interview link for each interview time slot and provide the links with the interview information that you send.
  • The same process will need to be followed if you are conducting additional interviews (i.e. second - on campus interviews).
  • Please provide all required information at the same time to ensure that Human Resources has all necessary information to schedule and prepare for your interviews. Incomplete or missing information may delay our ability to schedule your interviews within your request timeframe.

Condition Offer to Selected Candidate

Once interviews have concluded and the hiring manager has identified a final candidate, please return the complete recruitment packet along with a Hiring Recommendation Form. Once your recruiter has received all required documents, they will extend the conditional offer of employment to the candidate(s) within 3 business days. More communications will be given to the hiring manager after the offer has been made.

Please communicate with your recruiter if there are any deviations from the anticipated recruitment timeline so that they can make adjustments and/or work through any recruitment related issues.

Should you have any questions about the process, please contact Human Resources. 

(Last Updated 9/12/19)