Applicant Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Visit the Loyola University Chicago career homepage at www.careers.luc.edu. On our career homepage you can search open positions, create a login username and password, create an online application, and apply for specific positions.
- The University staff application takes approximately 30 minutes to complete
- The University faculty registration form takes approximately five minutes to complete
- The Health Sciences faculty registration form takes approximately five minutes to complete
Yes. Everyone applying for a position at Loyola University Chicago must complete a staff application or faculty registration form. The application may include information that is not found in a resume and the more information you provide on your application, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your experience and qualifications.
You should describe in detail all of your training and experience, including volunteer work, on your application. Ensure that all sections of the application are completed. It is very important that you provide complete and detailed information about your qualifications so we can truly evaluate your job application.
Yes, you must apply for a specific position, using our online application process, to be considered for a position.
If you wish to update/edit an existing application, log in to our career homepage and select "Manage Applications" from the left navigation menu. From this screen you can either edit an application that you have already created or complete a different type of application.
In the event you should forget your password, you can visit our career homepage, select LOGIN from the left navigation menu, and click the I FORGOT MY PASSWORD link in the login box. You will be prompted to enter your username to retrieve your secret question and answer. If you forget both your username and password, please call the Human Resources office at 312.915.6175 and a staff member will be happy to assist you.
After completing the application process, you will be allowed to self-nominate for positions. Each time you self-nominate for a position, you will be asked if you would like to attach a previously saved CV/Resume, upload a new CV/Resume, copy and paste, or type in a CV/Resume. To upload a new CV/Resume, your resume must be in an electronic format, such as a Word document or PDF file. To attach and upload a CV/Resume, click Browse, select the file you wish to upload, and click Open. You may also copy and paste or type your CV/Resume into the text box provided.
Yes. You will be able to submit a new resume for each position to which you apply. Our career site will hold several versions of your resume and cover letter that you can attach.
No, you cannot submit a resume until you apply for a specific job.
Address your cover letter to "Hiring Manager."
No. Loyola University Chicago only accepts applications submitted through our career homepage at www.careers.luc.edu.
No. Loyola's career homepage is the central intake point for all open staff and faculty positions. Only job seekers who create an application and submit a resume online will be considered for employment.
No. An application and resume submitted through our career homepage is sufficient.
You can submit your application and required documents from any computer with internet access (home, school, library, etc.). If you do not have access to a computer, please visit the Human Resources office located on either the Lake Shore Campus or the Water Tower Campus. These offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If a job is listed on our career homepage, we are still accepting applications for that job. Be aware that some jobs take longer to fill than others.
The job list is updated daily.
To check the status of your application, use your username and password to log in to our career homepage at www.careers.luc.edu. Select "Application Status" from the left navigation bar. This screen will show all the positions for which you have self-nominated, along with the current status of each position. If the status says "in-progress," this means your application is currently under review. You will be contacted directly by the hiring manager or Human Resources if you are selected for an interview.
When you apply for a position, Human Resources will evaluate your application; your qualifications, along with those of all other applicants, will be compared against the skill-/qualification-level required by the position.
Yes. Use your username and password to log in to www.careers.luc.edu. Select "Application Status" from the left navigation bar. This screen will allow you to view the job descriptions for each position to which you have applied.
Your references will be contacted later on in the search process, typically after you have been interviewed.
Due to the high volume of applicants, the search process varies for each opening. However, feel free to log in to our career homepage to check the status of your application anytime.
The hiring department or a Human Resources representative will contact you if you have been selected for an interview.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to respond to individual inquiries about the status of a resume or a search. You will be contacted directly by the hiring manager or Human Resources if you are selected for an interview. You are always welcome to check the status of your application by logging into our career homepage at www.careers.luc.edu.
Yes. You will either be contacted for an interview or receive an e-mail notification once the position for which you have applied has been filled.
All employees of Loyola University Chicago must be eligible to work in the U.S.