Add new school name to structured education field

Permissions: Site Admin, and Job Admin who can manage custom fields

Product tier: Available for all subscription tiers

Greenhouse Recruiting's structured education fields are comprised of the following fields:

  • School name
  • Degree
  • Discipline
  • Start year
  • Start month
  • End year
  • End month

For your convenience, Greenhouse Recruiting provides a default list of school names that candidates can select from when applying for a job. Your organization can add new school names and/or edit the existing entries on this list. 

Add new school name to structured education field

Click the Configure icon on your navigation bar, and select Custom Options from the left-hand panel.

Click Candidates under the Company Custom Fields section.

On the Custom Fields: Candidates page, click the School Name field to edit.

The Edit Candidate Field page will list all of the school names in alphabetical order in the Options field. Each school name is represented on its own line.

Navigate down the list of default schools and insert your custom school in the appropriate position.

Click Save when finished.

Note: Additionally, your organization can add Other as a school name to represent any schools not listed in the options.

Your new custom school name will appear for candidates when applying for jobs.