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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in a career with
Jackson State University!  


New Users

  • To search positions, click the Search Jobs link on the navigation bar.
  • To apply for a job, click the Create Account link on the navigation bar, then search jobs. You will be prompted to create an application if you have not done so before.

Returning Users

  • Click Login Link on the navigation bar, and enter your username and password.
  • This enables you to:
    • Edit your existing account settings.
    • Apply to new jobs.
    • Review the status of positions you have applied to.

If you are having trouble retrieving your username or password, withdrew your application by mistake and would like to re-activate it, are unable to upload a document(s) to your application, or would like to upload/add additional documents to an application you have already submitted, please email with the subject line Application Assistance Needed and your request will be processed in the order received.  Please include your username in the body of the message.

Criminal Background Screens

It is the responsibility of Jackson State University to provide a safe learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff while maintaining appropriate levels of privacy for employment candidates. As a critical step, all job offers to candidate finalists are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background screen.


Jackson State University uses E-Verify, which is an electronically based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA), to verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Human Resources does not verify the status of applications.  Applicants may log in to the applicant portal and click "Your Applications" to view the current status of the application within the process.  If you have questions, please email the Human Resources department at