Requisitions are only available for Enterprise and Professional customers.
How do I enable requisitions in my account?
Only Super admins and Admins can set up Requisitions in Lever.
Get started by navigating to the under “Settings”. From there, check the box next to “Enable requisitions”.
From this page, you can choose which default fields to require:
- Name (always required)
- Requisition code (always required)
- Headcount (always required)
- Status (always required)
- Requisition hiring manager
- Requisition owner
- Compensation band
If you’d like to collect additional information about the requisition, we support the following types of custom fields:
- Field group and sub-field
(Custom fields are only available to Enterprise customers.)
We can also automatically generate requisition codes for your team, so you never have to manually keep track of them! To implement this, check the box that’s labeled “Generate requisition codes automatically”!
You’ll have the option to select which number the requisition codes will start on:
Please note: Starting numbers cannot be changed once set. Contact Lever Support for help doing so.
Once you’ve checked this option, when you go to create a requisition, you will see this message:
We’ll automatically display the fields on the requisition creation page in the order that you’ve added them. You can reorder the custom fields by clicking the up or down arrow on each row.
Lastly, if you are interested in integrating approvals into your Requisitions workflow, you can learn more about that in .
How do I create a requisition?
Once you’ve finished your requisition form setup, head over to the . You can navigate there by clicking on “Jobs” in the upper left dropdown menu, then selecting the “Requisitions” tab.
To create a new requisition, hit the “+ Add Requisition” button, and you’re ready to hit the ground running!
From here, fill out the requisition’s headcount planning details:
Please note that if your requisition requires approval, as soon as you request approval, all fields are locked. The requisition code and headcount are not editable once you’ve clicked “Create Requisition”, so make sure they’re correct!
Using Lever’s Requisitions through the API
The functionality described below is possible if you have the . Read the full documentation about and .
Our requisitions API endpoints allow you to create requisitions in an external tool, like an HRIS, and push them into Lever. Once in Lever, you can . To push requisitions from your HRIS to Lever, you'll want to take advantage of the write functionality of our requisitions API endpoints.
If you are using Lever to create and organize your requisitions, you can still read from the requisitions API endpoints.
If you’d like to take this route, just enable API management from within the .