SAB Approves Referral and Signing Bonuses
On Tuesday, August 9, the RGSD Special Administrative Board approved the Employee Referral Program. The program will reward faculty and staff for referring candidates who are successfully hired, and remain employed, for the 2022-2023 school year.
RGSD is committed to finding, hiring and retaining the very best employees possible. Historically, some of our top talent is found through referrals from people who already work in the District. RGSD currently has several certified and support staff positions that need to be filled. We would like to encourage RGSD employees to share information about employment opportunities and at the same time reward employees for doing so. The goal of this program is to help hire staff in all positions.
Who is eligible for the referral bonus?
Between now and October 1, 2022, employees who refer a candidate, who is successfully hired and remain employed for the 22-23 school year in good standing (good attendance, meets performance standards) are eligible for the $1,000 referral bonus.
Who is eligible for the signing bonus?
Between now and October 1, 2022, applicants who are successfully hired and remain employed for the 22-23 school year in good standing (good attendance, meets performance standards) are eligible for the $2,000 signing bonus.
When and how will I receive the referral or signing bonus?
Bonuses will be paid in two equal installments.
December 20, 2022
July 5, 2023
Will my referral bonus be taxed?
RGSD will withhold from any amounts paid under the referral or signing bonus any income tax or other amounts as required by law, including any mandatory contributions under PSRS or PEERS.
How long does the candidate have to be employed with RGSD in for an employee to receive the referral bonus or for the candidate to receive the signing bonus?
The candidate, has to remain employed for the 22-23 school year in good standing (good attendance, meets performance standards)
How do candidates indicate on their application that I referred them?
There is a field titled “General Information – How did I learn about this position?” That is where they need to enter your name.
How do I verify the candidate listed my name on their application?
If you have referred a candidate, please confirm directly with the candidate that they provided your name field titled “General Information – How did I learn about this position?” Your name must be added before they have been interviewed for a position.
How will I know if the candidate I referred was hired?
Upon successfully being hired, Human Resources will send the referring employee an email to inform them the candidate they referred was hired.
How will I know if the candidate I referred successfully completed 22-23 the school year and I will receive my referral bonus?
Upon the candidate's successful completion of 22-23 school year, the referring employee will receive an email notification informing them of their referral bonus.