Pre-Employment Requirements

View the Pre-Employment Requirements Policy (#1:02:14 )

All finalists who are being considered for employment at Jacksonville State University (for full-time, part-time, temporary, and specific student assistant positions), will be subject to the University’s pre-employment screenings before an official offer of employment is extended. At a minimum, these screenings will include a reference check, federal and state criminal background check, social security trace, education and employment verification, and employment eligibility verification. Depending on the position sought, prospective employees may be required to undergo additional background screening including, without limitation: license verification, creditworthiness, drug test, and more In-depth criminal background checks which may include fingerprinting. In addition to prospective employees, staff who are being hired into another within the University, will be subject to the University’s pre-employment screenings before an official offer of employment is extended only if the employee has not undergone such screening in the preceding twelve (12) months.

Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requires all employees to complete the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to establish identity and employment eligibility.

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