Employment FAQs - Coastal Carolina University
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Working at CCU

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a limit to the number of positions I can apply for at any given time?
No. You are welcome to apply for as many positions as you would like.

If I apply for a position, will I automatically receive an interview?
Due to the volume of applications, we receive for each search, not all applicants are interviewed. Interview selection is based on the position requirements, experience, preferred qualifications, specialization of skills, and other factors.

How will I be notified if I am selected for an interview?
Selected candidates are contacted by telephone or email to arrange an interview.

If I am not selected for an interview, will I be notified that the position has been filled?
It is the University's practice to communicate with candidates when a search has ended. Letters are mailed or emailed to all candidates who apply for a particular position. Applicants may also obtain search status by logging onto our website and going to the screen labeled "My Applications."

Does Coastal conduct background checks?
As part of the applicant review process, Coastal conducts employment, education, and criminal background checks. Other forms of verification may be conducted as deemed appropriate by the University.

What if I lose my online account password?
You may contact the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at 843-349-2036 for assistance or use the "I forgot my password" button online to have the password emailed to you.

What are the South Carolina State Pay Bands?
You may visit the South Carolina Department of Administration website for a breakdown of the state pay bands.