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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?

Our newly-posted staff, administrative and faculty job opportunities are now accessed via our online applicant portal, Jobs.messiah.edu. Jobs.messiah.edu provides online, 24/7 access from any location where internet access is available.

Positions open prior to July 29, 2013 will continue to remain outside of the new online applicant portal. To apply for one of these jobs, please visit the Job Opportunities page.

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

E-mail: humanres@messiah.edu

How do I apply for a position at Messiah College?

If you wish to apply for a newly-posted job opening you must do so via the online applicant portal, Jobs.messiah.edu. Specific and detailed instructions for applying for a position are indicated on each posting.  An FAQ document is also available to provide additional assistance.

Positions open prior to July 29, 2013 will continue to remain outside of the new online applicant portal. If you wish to apply for one of these positions, please submit all required application materials listed in the ad on the Job Opportunities page. In your letter of interest, please indicate the title of the position for which you are applying. We strongly prefer application materials for administrative and staff positions posted prior to July 29, 2013 to be submitted via e-mail to humanres@messiah.edu.

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

When do I need to complete a Messiah College application form?

If you are applying for a position using our new online applicant portal, Jobs.messiah.edu, you do not need to submit a separate application as the appropriate application is incorporated into the online application process.

The paper General Employment Application form will no longer be accepted as all administrative and staff positions are now available on the applicant portal.

A Faculty Employment Application form is required upon application for all faculty openings posted prior to July 29, 2013 along with additional application materials listed in the specific ad.

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 who apply via the online applicant portal, Jobs.messiah.edu, will receive e-mail notifications upon application submission and upon the job being filled.

When application materials are received for job openings posted prior to July 29, 2013, the candidate will receive an acknowledgement of receipt either via e-mail or letter.

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, Jobs.messiah.edu.

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 humanres@messiah.edu. For additional questions about faculty positions, contact the Office of the Provost at provost@messiah.edu.


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.