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How to apply for a job: External applicants

  1. From the Talent Acquisition page (https://hr.ucmerced.edu/talent-acquisition), click on the View Staff Positions link.
    You can also access the current job postings at https://jobs.ucmerced.edu.
     
  2. Click Sign In
    Important Note: We have recently transitioned to a new platform. If you have used our system prior to June 1, 2020, you will need to re-register.

     
  3. To review the job postings, you can search using Keywords or browse all open job postings.

     
  4. You can select More Options to add additional search parameters.

     
  5. Select the Job Posting that you would like to apply for.

     
  6. You will be directed to the Job Posting.


     

  7. Review the job posting details to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position. Click Apply.

     
  8. You will be required to go through each section of the application.

     
  9. Apply: Prequalification Notices and Agreements - Read the Application Prequalification’s Notices and Agreements.

    Click the box indicating that you have read and agree to the terms. Click Next to continue.


     

  10. Apply: Prequalify

Respond to the required Prequalification Questions to determine eligibility to continue with the application process.


If you are eligible to continue, you will receive the following message:


 

11. Apply: Resume

Attach your resume and cover letter. Click Next.

Note: Your previous resumes will be saved on your account. You can choose to use a previous resume or upload a new resume.


 

12. Apply: Preferences

On this step, you will able to enter any personal preferences regarding start date, willingness to travel, preference of full- or part-time employment, etc. Responses are optional.


 

13. Apply: Qualifications

Using the information provided on your resume, the Experience and Education tabs should already contain your personal information. Please review for accuracy and add any additional accomplishments and click Next.

14. Apply: Referrals

15. Apply: Self-Identify – UC Affiliation

On this step, you will select the appropriate options to answer the questions. Some questions are conditional, meaning if you answer yes, additional fields may open to request more information.


 

16. Apply: Self-Identify – Disability

Indicate if you have a disability (or select “I don’t wish to answer”).

Important Note: This information is not shared with Hiring Managers or Recruiters.


 

17. Apply: Self-Identify – Veteran

Indicate if you have a veteran status. Read the Definitions for more information.

Important Note: This information is not shared with Hiring Managers or Recruiters.


 

18. Apply: Self-Identify – Diversity

Providing this information is optional. This information is not used to consider and is not shared with the Recruiter, Hiring Supervisor, or anyone else participating in the recruitment.

This information is used for general statistics for reporting on the equity of recruitments or consideration for developing programs to support diversity initiatives.


 

19. Apply: Self-Identify – Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Please indicate a response or “Decline to State”. This information is not shared with Hiring Managers or Recruiters.


 

20. Apply: Review/Submit

Review your application information and click Submit Application.


 

21. You will receive the following confirmation message:


 

22. You can click on My Activities to view the status of your applications or withdraw.