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Welcome to Jacksonville State University (JSU).

We are pleased that you are interested in exciting career opportunities with JSU. Founded in 1883 as a state teacher’s college, JSU is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service.  JSU is located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta. JSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 110 areas of study. A student-centered university, JSU seeks to employ diverse individuals who embrace its motto, “Friendliest Campus in the South,” by providing outstanding service and support to our all our stakeholders.

It is the intent of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) to support the University’s efforts to recruit outstanding candidates, and hire, retain and promote employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  All employment determinations will be based on individual qualifications, merit, and professional ability.  JSU is an EEO/AA Employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We encourage you to explore the job openings and find your place in the JSU family.

Search and Apply to Vacancies

Using the applicant friendly features of our Talent Acquisition Module (TAM), applicants will be able to:

  • search and apply for positions from any location at any time
  • view eligibility requirements for each position advertised
  • view a list of documents needed to apply, and applicable supplemental questions before beginning application process
  • create a password protected file to maintain their application and versions of supporting documents
  • review the status of positions for which applied 

Carefully review the vacancy; ensure the position description, duties, and the required qualifications align with your skills, knowledge, experiences, and goals.

Follow the instructions below and be on your way to a rewarding career at JSU.

New Users:

Use the Login link on the navigation bar for instructions on how to set up a user name and password prior to initiating an application; this will enable you to:

  • click on the Search Postings link on the right navigation bar
  • search vacancies by specific criteria
  • identify vacancies of interest
  • use the Apply Now link to complete an application, attach requested supporting documents, and answer applicable supplemental questions

Returning Users:

Use the Login link on the navigation bar to access your account; this will enable you to:

  • Update your application (if needed)
  • Apply to additional positions
  • Review the status of positions to which you submitted your application


  • The system will convert all attached documents to a Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • After the document conversion and completion of application, a confirmation email will be sent to your email address on record
  • Applications are only accepted for currently open vacancies

Contact Information:

JSU Office of Human Resources at or call 256/782-5007.

JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act , the Jacksonville State University’s Police provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at: