Where do I find a list of open positions
on the St. John’s University Web site?
Open positions may be found in the Recruitment section of the
Human Resources Web site.
What types of positions are posted on the
University Web site?
Generally, most administrator and staff positions are posted as
they are received. In addition, Faculty positions are also posted
on our Web site. There may be times when a position is not posted;
most often this would occur when there are internal changes or a
need for specialized skills is required.
How often are the positions
Positions are added and removed as they are received and filled.
There is no specific date or time when the site is
How do I apply for a posted
For each position posted there are instructions explaining how to
apply. Most positions have an e-mail address and mailbox to send a
cover letter and resume/CV. You should receive a reply
acknowledging receipt of your submission. The reply does not imply
a guarantee that you will be contacted by the Recruitment function
or hiring manager to be offered an interview.
As a current employee, I would like to
know if there any internal transfer requirements?
Yes, there are requirements related to time spent in your current
position, whether you are within the new employee orientation
period and what your current performance level is. For further
information, refer to your Employee Handbook or see policy #124 in
the Human Resources manual (also available on the HR Intranet
From a hiring manager’s perspective, what
should I do if I have an open position?
While many managers are familiar with the hiring process at St.
John’s, others are not. If you have questions, you should visit the
Web site and click on the link “Work at St. John’s” at the bottom
of the page. This will take you to the Recruitment page where a
list of contact staff is located and ready to assist you.
What if I would like to send a resume for
consideration for any open position?
Sending an unsolicited resume is not encouraged or recommended. We
urge you to review the open positions and apply to those you feel
fit your background, experience and skills.
Can I apply for multiple positions at the
You may apply for multiple positions by following the instructions
outlined for the specific position you have interest in. Again, you
are encouraged to be selective and focus on those open positions
that are related to your experience, background and skills.
Does St. John’s have any pre-employment
Certain positions may require testing in the Microsoft Office Suite
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) to determine the level of
technical competence for a particular position. Additionally, each
candidate offered a position at the University is subject to
comprehensive background and reference checks which include
criminal, employment and education.