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We appreciate your interest in employment with Messiah College. Please review the questions below for information regarding the application process.

How do I access Messiah College job opportunities?

Staff, administrative and faculty job opportunities are accessed via our online applicant portal, provides online, 24/7 access from any location where internet access is available.

To inquire about adjunct faculty positions, please contact the appropriate academic school.
Phone: (717) 796-5300
Fax: (717) 796-5246
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:

Office of Human Resources & Compliance
Messiah College
One College Avenue Suite 3015
Mechanicsburg PA 17055


How do I apply for a position at Messiah College?

Individuals wanting to apply to a job opening must do so via the online applicant portal, Applications must be for a specific job posting and will not be accepted in paper form or by way of a general application.  Specific and detailed instructions for applying for a position are indicated on each posting.  An FAQ document is also available to provide additional assistance.

Candidates for positions at Messiah are expected to be familiar with the College's Statements of Faith Foundational Values, and Community Covenant.

How do I know if my application materials have been received?

We appreciate the time and effort that goes into submitting application materials for positions.

Candidates will receive an e-mail notification upon application submission through the online applicant portal, as well as an e-mail notification upon the job being filled.

How does the interviewing process work at Messiah?

Staff and administrative candidates selected for an interview will be contacted initially by the Office of Human Resources and Compliance. If the candidate moves beyond the interview with Human Resources, the candidate will be contacted by the Hiring Manager for that position.

For faculty opportunities, candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by the chair of the search committee or the school dean.

What is it like to work for Messiah College?

Hear from our current employees on our Employee Testimonials page.

Who do I contact if I have questions about a position or about the application process?

To check the status of your application for a newly-posted position, log in to the online applicant portal,

For administrative and staff positions, all status updates are now available via the applicant portal.  To check the status of your application for a faculty position posted prior to July 29, 2013, contact the appropriate department chair.

For additional questions about staff and administrative and staff positions, contact us at For additional questions about faculty positions, contact the Office of the Provost at

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.