Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find an up-to-date listing of jobs?
Click here for a listing of all of our open positions. If a position appears on this list, it has not been filled and applications are currently being accepted.
How do I apply for an open position?
All applications for employment at Eastern University must be submitted online through our job portal. Click on the Login/ Create An Account on the navigation bar and login as a returning user or create an account to apply to positions. All positions will remain open until filled.
What happens after my resume is received?
Once you have selected the desired position(s) and successfully uploaded with your cover letter, resume and supported documentation; Hiring Manager or Search Committee Chair will have access to your materials. The manager or committee members will then contact candidates directly if they are selected for an interview or if additional application materials are requested. No further action or follow up is necessary since all positions listed are open until filled with no time limits for the hiring process. Applicants should not contact the hiring manager/ committee chair directly.
How do I know when the job is filled?
Please check the Employment Opportunities frequently to see if the position has been filled. Only open/available job postings are listed on the website. Job portal is updated daily Monday- Friday. You will not receive notification that the position has been filled unless you have participated in the interview process.
What does the status "Pending/ On Hold" mean?
The Pending/ On Hold status means that we are no longer accepting additional applications. The hiring departments will review applications and make their selection for the interviewing process. There's no time limit during this process. Those selected will receive a call or an email from the seach committee/ hiring manager.
What is the pay range for an open position?
If you are selected for an interview, the Hiring Manager/Committee Chair would be happy to discuss the pay range with you.
Where can I review the Mission Statement for Eastern University?
Eastern University's Mission Statement and additional information are available on www.eastern.edu under the "About" section. To learn more about Eastern University, please review our Faith Statement and Statement of Community Standards.
What is Eastern’s diversity and inclusion initiative?
Diversity is a key component of the strategic plan as listed in Strategic Imperative #5- Provide Pathways to Academic Success for Diverse Communities. Eastern is committed to creating a community of rich diversity that reflects our multicultural Christian community.
Therefore, our diversity and inclusion initiative includes the following:
- Access and Opportunity: to achieve proportional representation and outcomes for racial, ethic and gender diversity that mirrors that of our state population in ten years.
- Equity and Inclusion to establish a campus culture and climate in which every member of the university feels a sense of belonging and is able to participate fully in the life of the institution.
Is the university’s diversity initiative new?
No, but Eastern is reviewing and developing an institution-wide diversity plan, including strategy that supports targeted efforts to enhance recruitment of underrepresented individuals for leadership and faculty positions, as well as student advisement positions.
What if I have more questions and need to talk with Human Resources?
You may contact the HR Services Coordinator at 610-341-1459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.