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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career with Shaw University!

To be considered for faculty employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies. 

  1. Submit ALL the following documents directly to the Human Resources Department, by uploading when applying online or e-mailed to: jobs@shawu.edu
    • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form.     
    • A current, fully completed resume (with full contact information) or curriculum vitae
    • An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
    • Unofficial transcripts (for application review only)
    • Three current letters of reference
    • Any additional documents required by a specific job posting
     
  2. When requested, order "Official" transcript(s) of the highest graduate-level degree received (as required by the job posting qualifications) to be MAILED/ELECTRONICALLY SENT DIRECTLY FROM the institution(s) DIRECTLY TO the Shaw University Human Resources Department.  For example: A job posting qualification requiring a Ph.D. requires an official transcript from the institution awarding the Ph.D. degree, and the transcript must be mailed/electronically sent from the awarding institution directly:

    Human Resources Department
    Shaw University
    118 E. South Street
    Raleigh, NC  27601
    or jobs@shawu.edu

    A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form, and other required documents, cannot be accepted.

    Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered official and cannot be accepted.  

    Following the Human Resources office’s receipt of both (1) a candidate’s fully completed application package for a current job opening AND (2) unofficial transcript(s) (for Faculty positions only), then a candidate can be considered for employment and their application and transcript information shall be submitted to the recruiting manager and/or selection committee for review. For staff positions, a completed application and fully completed resume must be included.If you are selected to move forward, an application will be requested.

  3. For Staff Positions
    • Submit ALL the following documents directly to the Human Resources Department, by uploading when applying online or e-mailed to:  jobs@shawu.edu
    • A fully completed Shaw University  Application Form
    • A current, fully completed resume (with full contact information) or curriculum vitae

Candidates are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.  Shaw does not provide relocation expenses or visa sponsorship expenses.

Shaw University is an EEO employer.