Carnegie Mellon University

Frequently Asked Questions

We do not accept paper or emailed resumes and/or cover letters. To be considered for a staff opening, you must apply online. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the employment process, please contact Equal Opportunity Services by emailing or calling 412-268-3930.

As soon as you submitted your online application, your information became available to the hiring department for review. The hiring department or a member of the Recruiting team will contact you if they have any questions and/or wish to schedule an interview. Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we cannot provide individual status updates.

Positions are typically removed from the site when the hiring department has received a sufficient number of applications and is no longer seeking additional candidates. In some cases, the hiring department no longer needs to fill a position. Once a position is removed from the site, it is no longer available for an application submission.

All salary determinations are made at the hiring department level within university guidelines. The departments typically discuss this matter with qualified candidates during the selection process.

Yes! The temporary staff positions are primarily for administrative support and entry-level technical positions. Learn more about temporary positions.

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