Applicant Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a position?

To begin the application process, select Create Account link located on the website top navigation.

Once your account has been created, you can search postings and begin the application process by selecting the position for you wish to apply. Be sure to select Apply to this Job. Applicants will then be guided through the process to apply for a position.

Note: The application process is not complete until you certify your application. Once you have successfully applied, you will receive a confirmation number.

What happens after I submit my application?

Once you have applied for a position and have met the required qualifications your application will be reviewed by the University's department or assigned search committee. If you do not meet the required qualifications, your application will not be referred to the department or search committee.

Note: You can track the status of your application under the Application section of the website.

Where do I go if I forgot my username and password?

From the login screen on the website, select the Forgot your username or password link above the login button.

  • To recover your username, please enter the email address you initially entered to create your account.
  • To create a new password, you will need to enter the correct username.

Note: You will be sent email instructions with how to proceed.

How long is a position posted to receive applications?

The hiring department determines the length of time a position remains open. Each position’s closing date appears on the job posting. Applications cannot be submitted after 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date.

Note: Positions that are Open until Filled are subject to close without warning. As long as the position is posted to the website, the posting will accept applications.

Can I submit an application without applying for a specific position?


You must apply for a specific position in order to submit an application. You must certify their application and submit all required materials in order to be considered. A confirmation number will be provided once an application has been successfully submitted.

What should I do if I feel I received a message saying I did not meet the required qualifications in error?

If your application does not meet the advertised required qualifications, the application will not be referred to the hiring supervisor or committee for review. You may contact Human Resources at 336-770-1377 for additional information if you have questions about your application.  

Can I add additional information to my application after it has been submitted?

If the position is still open and accepting applications, you may request your application be made available for you to update. You have the ability to reactivate your own application in order to update any changes.

If I have criminal conviction on my record, can I still apply for positions at the University?


A criminal conviction does not prevent you from being employed by the University; however, the nature of some convictions may cause certain positions to be unavailable to you. The University will conduct a background check on all new employees prior to employment. Failure to disclose any information about a criminal conviction on an employment application or the criminal background check form is considered falsification of the employment application and will consequence in you not being eligible for employment at the University.


To whom should I address issues with regarding the applicant system?

Submit any issues or concerns to the following address: