Employment Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find out about job openings?
All current vacancies are posted on the web site. Visit https://jobs.gordonstate.edu and click on the "Search Postings" link on the left side of the page. Postings are searchable by title or department. You may also view all openings by clicking "Search" without entering any search criteria. Viewing a specific opening will allow you to apply for that opening. Before applying for a position, please review the job posting to be sure that you have the required skills and experience for the position in which you are interested.
How long are jobs posted?
Generally, staff positions are posted for two weeks. Faculty positoins are usually open until filled.
How often are new jobs listed?
New jobs are posted when they are approved to begin the recruitment process. To view new postings, go to https://jobs.gordonstate.edu and click on the link entitled "Search Postings". Click "Search" to view all postings. Sorting the results in the "Job Open Date" by clicking on the arrow next to the title of that column will allow for easy viewing of the most recent postings.
How do I apply for a job?
You apply online for all vacancies at https://jobs.gordonstate.edu as no paper applications are accepted. New users should click on the "Create Application" link and follow the instructions. Once your application is complete, view each opening individually by searching the postings. Choose the "Apply for this Posting".
What if I have already created an application?
If you have already created an application and wish to update your information at https://jobs.gordonstate.edu select the "Login" link and enter your username and password. Once logged in, you will see the "Edit Application" link in the left hand navigation.
What if I forget my username and password?
Follow the password retrieval instructions (I forgot my password) or call HR at 678.359.5011.
What information should I include on my application?
Your application will provide Gordon with full details on your skills, abilities, and work experience. It is important that you provide detailed information about your qualifications in order to fully evaluate your application for employment. Please note that resumes and cover letters are not admissible without first completing the electronic application and cannot be provided unless attached to a specific job opening. When applying for a specific position, cover letters and/or resumes may be attached. These documents could be required by the hiring department.
What if I do not own a computer?
Libraries, job resource centers, schools, and other work related support organizations provide computer/internet access. You may also use the computers in Human Resources from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
May I submit my resume to be kept on file until a suitable position becomes available?
You cannot submit a resume until you apply for a specific job and then may only be attached to your online application.
Should I mail a copy of my resume or application if I have already submitted it via the website?
No. The application process is an online process and paper applications are no longer accepted.
If I am a current Gordon employee, do I have to submit an application?
Yes. All internal applicants must apply online in order to pursue posted career development opportunities.
What happens to my application after I apply for a job?
You will receive immediate confirmation every time you successfully submit an application for a posted vacancy. Your application/resume will be reviewed by Human Resources and the Hiring Department. The Hiring Department will contact you if you are selected for an interview.
Can I check my status for a position?
You may review the status of your application by choosing the "Application Status" link on https://jobs.gordonstate.edu.
How are job interviews scheduled?
The hiring department will contact you if you are selected for an interview. You may be contacted by more than one hiring department if you have applied for multiple job vacancies.
Should I call Human Resources to check on my application?
That's not necessary. The preferred method is to check the status of your application online at https://jobs.gordonstate.edu. You will be contacted by the hiring department if you are selected for an interview.