Thank you for your interest in The University of Alabama as an employer.
Below is a listing of the “Most Frequently Asked” employment related questions at UAB. Hopefully, any question(s) you might have are listed.
Who can I talk directly to about a job I have applied for?
You will be contacted directly by the recruiter or hiring manager if they are interested in speaking to you about a job for which you have applied.
We regret that due to the large volume of applications UAB receives, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually regarding the status of their application.
How do I apply for a job at UAB?
All applicants applying for a job vacancy at UAB must submit their paperwork online through the UAB electronic submission process. Individuals without access to a computer may apply at the UAB Recruitment Services on the first floor of the UAB Administration Building at 701 20th Street South. Trained staff are available to assist and answer any questions you might have in completing your application.
How do I apply for a temporary position at UAB?
To be considered for Temporary Service positions you must submit an application; go to www.uab.edu/temp and click the link “Click Here to Apply”. From the welcome page select the job title “Temp Specialist Campus Services”. Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed. If your skills match an available temporary job opening you may be contacted for additional information.
Do I need an email address to apply for positions at UAB?
You do need an email address to complete an application at UAB.
Any follow-up notifications and/or paperwork will also be sent to this address.
If you currently do not have an email address you may set one up when completing your online application.
What if I forget my password?
How do I search for current job openings?
Search Below – Complete Job Listings
Is there a limit to the number of jobs for which I may apply?
You may apply for up to three jobs at one time with a maximum of twenty jobs within a thirty day period. If there are two jobs with the same title but different reference numbers, you will need to apply for each job separately. Please apply for only those jobs that you have all of the required skills and experience.
Do I need to complete the entire application or is the term “See Resume” appropriate?
It is never appropriate to use the term “See Resume” on the employment application. An application with “See Resume” is considered incomplete and may not be given consideration.
What happens after I submit my application for a position?
You will receive an email confirmation when your application has been received at UAB. The recruiter will review your application and qualifications for the minimum as well as for the hiring departments preferred skills and experience for the opening. The hiring manager will review applications from the forwarded candidates and select those they are interested in contacting for an interview. You will be contacted directly by the hiring manager if there is an interest in arranging an interview. The hiring manager will select the candidate best suited for the position.
Where can I find the salary ranges for open positions?
The salary ranges are posted with the job postings on the web site.
How are individuals selected for an interview?
The hiring manager will contact by email or phone the applicants they are interested in interviewing for the position vacancy.
How do I apply for a faculty position at UAB? Faculty positions are handled by the individual schools and departments seeking candidates for these positions. Please visit the list of schools on the UAB website at www.uab.edu and search for the specific school and department that is of interest to see if there are any available positions that meet your qualifications and interests.
How do I know if a job at UAB is still open?
Any position that appears on the UAB job posting website is still open for applicants to apply. To check the status of positions that you have applied for, go to the Job Submission Status section of your account. The Job Status column will provide you with the current status of positions you have applied for.
How long does a job remain open?
Jobs are posted on the UAB website for a minimum of three calendar days.
What should I do if I lack sufficient time to complete the application?
You should use the “Save as a Draft” option. You may access your saved draft by revisiting the University online application site using your UAB login to complete the application.
The name of the department is listed with the job posting. May I contact the department to schedule an interview or to find out more details about the job vacancy?
It is highly recommended that you do not directly contact the hiring departments. With the large volume of applicants who apply it can be very disruptive to the office routine of the hiring department if applicants call or visit the office.
Who may I contact if I need an accommodation for special assistance in completing my application?
You may contact the UAB Recruitment Services/Temp Service Office at 205-934-5246 or 205-934-4030, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How may I check the status of my application?
You may login to your account and click on the Job Submission Status for an update on those positions to which you have applied. The “Job Status” column shows you the current status of the job. The “Current Status” column shows your individual status within the position.
Will UAB keep me updated on the status of my application?
Due to the large volume of applications UAB receives, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually regarding the status of their application. You can view the status of your application online through the Job Submission Status feature.
What do the two HR “Current Status” descriptions mean in regard to the application process?
Information Received by UAB HR - You have successfully completed the online submission process.
In Progress – Your online submission is begin reviewed by a recruiter for a potential match based on required and preferred qualifications.
What does the “Job Status” descriptions mean in regard to the application process?
Open - The job is open for applicants to apply.
On Hold – The job is no longer open for applications.
Closed – The job has been filled.
Canceled – The job will not be filled.
How long will the positions I applied for remain in the Job Submission Status?
Positions remain in the Job Submission Status for six months after a final determination has been made on the job.
Will there be a background screen conducted if I am selected to fill a job? If so what type of screening is done?
Before an offer of employment has been extended to the successful candidate, a complete background screening will be conducted. This background screening includes but is not limited to the following:
Thank you again, for your interest in UAB as a potential employer. We hope the above “FAQ’s” have provided answers to your questions.
We wish you the very best in your job search.