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External Applicant Instructions

FAQs for External Applicant's

  • If attachments are required for the position: cover letter, resume/CV, writing samples, transcripts, evaluations etc.; we accept an electronic version in one of these formats: (Word either .DOC or .DOCX), (Excel either. XLS or .XLXS), (.PDF), (.TXT) or (.HTML) ONLY.
  • email address
  • phone number

Helpful hints:

  • Create a username and password that is easy for you to remember.
  • You must apply for a specific position.
  • Disable any pop-up blocker software on your computer. This is a common cause of problems with uploading documents.
  • You will need to provide a start date and job title for each of your previous positions. This system will not allow you to continue without this information.
  • This application can be saved multiple times but will not be forwarded to Human Resources until you hit Submit. You may click Save for Later at any point in the application process. The system keeps the information you have already supplied and allows you to continue where you left off.
  • You can apply for more than one position.
  • Do not use the back button.
  • If you have problems viewing our job postings using the online system, please contact the Office of Human Resources via email at (insert e-mail address) .

Getting Started

From Employment Opportunities @ SU you can click All Position Listings to see all available positions or select one of the categories below.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening.

All external applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., Contractual faculty and staff on summer or winter break), please click Apply Online (link currently takes you to the SU Jobs Opening page should take you to the position you are applying for).

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See Online Application System FAQs for more information and instructions.

  • Click on the Job Title link to view the job description.
  • Click on Apply Online to begin the application process.

The online system can be accessed from any computer that has an Internet browser (Explorer, Firefox, etc.). Many places have computers available to the public, including public libraries and community employment services offices.

  • External applicants (including former employees and employees in between contracts): Visit the Salisbury University Employment Opportunities Web site page at: (link) and click on the “Apply Online” (link should take you to position applying for not list). This will take you to the Current SU Job Openings page of the Online Employment Application System, on this page, click on the “Apply Now” button of the position of interest.
  • To begin the application process:
    1. A new external applicant will first need to register by creating a User Name and a Password.   Then click on Register Now.
    2. A returning applicant will log in with the User Name and Password they previously created.  If you forget your user name and/or password please call Human Resources at 410/543-6035 for help.

    Example of Login screen for Online Employment Application System

Once you have registered/logged in, you may begin the application.

Steps to Provide Data:

  1. Click on each of the "Provide Data" links and complete the pages. Once all required data has been entered on a page and saved, the "No" indicator will change to "Yes" in the "Complete?" column ("N/A" will not change to "Yes").
  2. The "Finalize Application" button will then appear at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click on this "Finalize Application" button.
  4. The last remaining "Submit Application" page will appear.
  5. Read and complete as requested and click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page to officially submit your application.
  6. A confirmation email will automatically be sent after you submit your application.

    Example of to do list inside Online Employment Application
  7. Incomplete applications will not be processed. 


On this page, attach all requested documents per the instructions on the Job Posting, except for your resume. If a resume is required, a separate page is provided to upload your resume

Our system can only accept attachments in these formats: (Word either .DOC or .DOCX), (Excel either. XLS or .XLXS), (.PDF), (.TXT) or (.HTML) file.

Please ensure that your name and the position of interest are included on each attachment.

For Faculty Positions Only: If you are utilizing an Online Credential Service Provider for your vitae and/or other portfolio documents, go to the References page and follow the instructions at the top of the page.

To upload your documents click "Add Attachment"

Example of Add Attachment screen inside Online Employment Application

Select your document type from drop down

Example of option types for attachment upload inside Online Employment Application

Click "Add Attachment"

  • This will bring up a search box to find your document
  • Once you select a file, please click Upload.

Example of upload screen inside Online Employment Application

Check to make sure the correct document has been uploaded

If you have other documents to attach please click "Save & Add more" and repeat the attachment process. If you are done please click "Save & Continue" this will bring you back to the required documents page. You will repeat these steps until you have a "Yes" in the "Complete" column.

Once all of the required data has been provided, you will then "finalize and submit your application". A confirmation email will be sent.
If you do not receive your email please, go back and confirm your application is complete or check your “spam” folder.

Example of a completed to do list inside Online Employment Application

Example of Employment Questionnaire inside Online Employment Application

Example of  a success thank you page for submitting an application inside Online Employment Application

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