Please note members of the Human Resources team do not have any additional information about the status of the search. It is recommended that applicants do not call regarding the status of the employment application or search. We are unable to provide any information.
Frequently Asked Questions for careers.olemiss.edu
You must create an account before applying to an employment opportunity at the University of Mississippi. To create an account, you will need to click on the “View Profile” link found at the top right side of the page and select “Not a registered user yet?” and follow the prompts to create an account. Once you have completed this page, click on the “Create Account” button found at the bottom of the page.
You can click on the “Search Jobs” link on the homepage. This will bring up a list of all posted positions. From there you can use the search functionality located above the list of positions to narrow down your results, including a keyword search option.
From the View Profile page, click on “Forgot username or password?” and follow the directions.
Once you identify a position that interests you, you will have to select the job title for the detailed page of the posting. At this page, you will see a link that says “Apply now.” You will then be able to fill out an application and apply for the position. The next position you apply for will then bring up your information in another application form that you can correct/change if needed.
A status of “We are currently reviewing all applications” means your application is being reviewed by the search committee. Dependent on various reasons, the length of time it takes to complete a recruitment process may vary from one week to several months. The hiring department will contact you directly if you have been selected for an interview, or you will receive an email stating when the position has been filled or withdrawn (as long as you included your email address on your application).
Yes. For example, you can copy and paste the information from a Word document directly into the appropriate fields in the application form.
If the position is still accepting applications, you will be able to correct this issue. Go to the application under “Jobs Applied” and select the application. From the “My Documents” section, use the trash can icon to delete the incorrect document and you can upload a new document.
You have answered a question that was directly tied to the minimum requirements for the position, making you ineligible for the position at the current time. If you answered one of the questions incorrectly and the position is still accepting applications, please email your name and the position title to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist you.
No. You can only apply once to a posting. If you withdrew due to an error on your application, please send an email to email@example.com to receive assistance.
When you have applied online, if you possess basic qualifications for the position, your application will be forwarded to the search committee. Upon the search committee’s review of your qualifications, you may be contacted for an interview. If you successfully complete the interview process, this organization may check references for all positions and conduct background checks as required. (More information regarding pre-employment background checks can be found here.)
Each department determines which applicants to interview. If you are selected for an interview, someone from the department or search committee will contact you directly. If you do not hear from the department, however, you may assume that other candidates were selected for an interview. Please remember that you may check on the status of your application by signing on to the Applicant Home page located at http://careers.olemiss.edu and signing in (using your username and password).
No. You can expect to receive a system-generated e-mail advising that the position has been filled. You may also monitor the status of positions for which you applied by signing in (using your username and password) to the Applicant Home page, located at http://careers.olemiss.edu.
Once a position has been filled, the status displayed for that position on the Application Status page will change from “We are currently reviewing all application” to “Please check back for future opportunities.”
No. The online application is the official way to apply for all positions at the University of Mississippi.
The number of applicants who apply for a staff position vary from position to position. It is not uncommon, however, for us to receive over 70 applicants for one vacancy. The application process at the University of Mississippi is extremely competitive.
Yes, you may view a list of the positions you have applied for and track the status of your application by returning to careers.olemiss.edu and signing in (using your username and password). If you have previously logged in to the system, click on the “Jobs Applied” link (fourth link from the top).
Per UM policies, if a position states that a specific number of years of experience is required, then, to be eligible, you must possess such experience.
UM will require that a degree equivalency be conducted on any degree obtained outside of the United States.
The University of Mississippi is an equal opportunity employer and a participant of the E-Verify program. Anyone who is authorized to work in the United States is eligible for employment at UM. Dependent on the type of the visa you possess, this would determine your eligibility. The hiring department has the discretion to sponsor or not sponsor a foreign national for employment at UM. If you require employer sponsorship in order to work in the U.S., you will need to communicate such a requirement in advance to the hiring department.
Applicants with criminal records are not automatically disqualified from consideration. Each will be reviewed with respect to date, circumstances, seriousness, and the position for which you have applied.
Federal work study is a need-based financial aid award made to enrolled, degree-seeking students. This is not available for non-UM students. As a UM student, you must obtain eligibility to work as a federal work study from the Office of Financial Aid before you can apply for designated federal work study positions. If you have additional questions please contact Student Employment at 662-915-7431.
On July 10, 2018, UM implemented an upgraded version of our jobs website, and as a result of the upgrade, no applicant data was transferred. Hence, you will need to create a new account to apply to new positions. Applicants no longer have access to their account and applications in the previous version of RebelJobs.
Is your question not answered above? Please contact the Employment staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.