The Application Process
All employees of the University are expected to firmly support, without reservation, the Jessup Statement of Faith.
To apply for a staff position, please submit the following:
- Employment Application
- Statement of Faith form
- A testimony of personal Christian faith:
This is a document written by you about your personal relationship
(past and present) with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Please submit your completed staff application package below or email all documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: All employees are subject to a background check upon hire. Further screening and background check authorization documents will be required be required after a contingent offer of employment is made.
Annual Security Report: All prospective employees may access a copy of the Jessup University Annual Security Report by clicking on the link below.
To apply for a part-time or full-time Faculty position, please submit the following:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum Vitae
- Employment Application
- Statement of Faith form
- Integration of Faith and Learning Statement
- The Statement of Integration of Faith and Learning is a narrative statement that explains how you will integrate faith and learning into your teaching and what that means to you.
- Copy of your unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon employment)
Please submit your completed Faculty application package below or email all documents to: email@example.com.
Submit Employment Application
What is the application process?
All applicants must submit a complete an employment application, affirm the Statement of Faith and submit a written testimony of personal Christian faith. Applications are accepted for advertised vacancies only. A copy of the Jessup employment application can be downloaded from our website. Contact information and/or other application requirements will be listed in the job posting.
Do I have to turn in a new application each time I apply for a specific position?
We require you to submit a separate application each time you apply for a position. Every application is evaluated separately based on the classification for which you are applying. You may submit photocopies of earlier applications (with original signatures), but you will need to indicate the title of the position you are applying for on each application.
May I turn in an application for a position that may become available in the future?
Our application procedure requires you to turn in applications for current open positions rather than for positions that may be available in the future.
May I submit a cover letter and letters of recommendation with my application materials?
Yes, however resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a Jessup application. Applicant pools are competitive, so you may wish to consider including additional materials that demonstrate your strengths and qualifications for the position(s) you are applying for.
Should I bring in my application in person?
We prefer electronic applications however, you may drop your application off to the Jessup receptionist. Please note the specific job opening that you are applying for on the front of the envelope.
How will I know the status of my application?
Candidates who are selected to interview will be contacted by phone or email. The recruitment process can range from a few weeks to a few months depending on the job classification and the complexity of the selection process. It is our goal to let all applicants know the status of their application either by email or regular mail. The volume of applications received is considerable; therefore, this may not happen quickly.
How can I find out about specific requirements for a position?
All Staff job postings have a link to the full job description, which specifies the qualifications, education, knowledge, skills and abilities required for each position.
If I am hired, what additional documents will I need to complete to be eligible to work at Jessup?
Staff and Faculty: In order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, (1986) it is necessary to establish your identity and employment eligibility. You are required to present original documents. For example: United States Passport, Alien Registration Card, a valid visa or Drivers License and Birth Certificate. A complete list of acceptable documents is available from the Human Resources department.
Faculty: In addition to the employment application and background screening documents, faculty must provide original transcript(s) or verification of highest degree earned with university seal.
What should I do if I do not have a social security card or number?
Without a social security number Human Resources will not be able to process you on payroll. A new Social Security number may take 4 to 6 weeks to receive. As soon as you receive your new card present it to the Human Resources office so that we can verify and process you on payroll.