With a diverse workforce dedicated to the education of leaders of tomorrow, UF offers wonderful benefits and state-of-the-art work environments. Whether you are a new or a returning applicant, we thank you for your interest in UF employment.
The University of Florida offers a variety of exciting job opportunities for staff and faculty positions. All applications must be submitted online via the Careers at UF website and goes directly to the department who makes the ultimate hiring decision.
Whether you are a new or returning applicant, you may find this applicant tutorial on UF's application system helpful. The applicant tutorial provides information on how to:
The recruitment process can take several weeks, the time frame varies greatly based on factors such as the volume of applicants, the department's schedule, and the need for the job. Take a look at the steps below on what to expect once you've submitted your application.
Veteran's Preference means granting the applicant further consideration than what they would have attained through their own merit. At the University of Florida we do not utilize a scoring system when reviewing applicants during the recruitment process. UF grants veteran's preference on qualified positions with a minimum of an initial interview for all veterans who claim and are eligible for preference.
View the positions eligible for veteran's preference at the University of Florida.
The following information is per the Department of Veteran Affairs' Veteran's Preference page. The Additional Documentation column reflects documents in addition to the DD214 form.
|Veteran with a service-connected disability||
|Wartime veteran||Not applicable|
|Spouse of a disabled veteran||
|Spouses of persons on active duty||
|Unmarried widow or widower of a veteran||
|Mother, father, legal guardian, or un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the United States Armed Forces||
Below is a list of available resources we recommend to military veterans when seeking employment. The links below provide tools that can assist during a job search and career transition to the civilian workplace.
We are excited to share how UF employees with military experience have succeed at the University of Florida. We thank you for your service and we are glad you are here!
"As a member of the University of Florida Human Resource Team since 1999 and a former veteran of the United States Air Force, my training and experience from my service was an important reason why I was hired into my current position at UF. During my service, I learned skills that allowed me to multi-task, organize and prioritize my workday. My success as a leader and manager can be directly tied to my years in the United States Air Force.
To create an account, click “Apply Now” button on the position you are interested in. You will be prompted to enter a valid email address to create an account. On the “Personal Details” section of the application, you will create a password that you will continue to use each time you log in to your account. Please use the same email address each time you apply for a position. This will assist UF in processing your application as quickly as possible.
Yes, when you are login into the applicant site, you can update your profile information by clicking on the Update profile tab on the top right-hand side of the home screen.
Locate the Login button at jobs.ufl.edu and click the “Forgotten your password?” link. Enter the email address associated with your account and click “OK”. An email will be sent with instructions on how to reset your password.
Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available. A time-limited position has the same rights as a position with a regular appointment modifier, except such position does not have rights provided for layoff and/or recall. If funding ends, the employee is given a 45-day notice period.
Yes, the University as an institution does offer visa sponsorship; however, that is done at the discretion of each hiring department. In the event that the hiring department offers an applicant visa sponsorship additional information will be required. Most visa processes usually last 4-6 months, in some cases longer.
Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EST) of the date listed in the Applications Close field.
The supported file extensions for document uploads in the Careers at UF system are: .doc, .docx, .docm, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .htm, .html, .msg, .dat, .csv, and .pgp. Your documents will have to be saved in one of these formats in order to upload them to your application.
You do not need to address your cover letter to a particular individual unless indicated in the instructions to applicants found on the job posting.
Simply click the button for either option to sign into your account and select the file you wish to use. You may be prompted with a dialog to allow the system to access the documents in your account. Click the "Accept" button to ensure that you can upload documents into your application.
The supported file extensions for document uploads are: .doc, .docx, .docm, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .htm, .html, .msg, .dat, .csv, and .pgp. Any document that has been uploaded to Google Drive and converted to a Google Doc format will be treated as a PDF.
Please note that Dropbox and Google Drive are not supported in a number of older browsers, specifically Internet Explorer 6 and 7. Google Drive is also not available in Internet Explorer 8.
From a mobile perspective, the Dropbox option is available on iOS and Android devices, but is only available on Windows Mobile devices if Internet Explorer website preferences are set to display as "desktop version". The Google Drive option is available on iOS and Android devices, but is not available on Windows Mobile devices.
If you possess the basic qualifications for the position, as indicated by your application, your information will be reviewed by the hiring authority or search committee, as applicable. Upon the hiring authority or committee's review of your qualifications, you may be contacted for an interview. If you successfully complete the interview process, the hiring department will check references, conduct a background check, and perform post-offer testing as required.
The recruitment process can take several weeks. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly by the hiring department. If the position is filled or cancelled, you will receive an email notification. You will also receive a notification if you were not selected for an interview. You can check the status of your application at any time by logging in to your account and viewing your submitted application.
The time frame varies greatly and is based on numerous factors such as the volume of applicants, the department's schedule, the need for the job etc. Unfortunately, because of the numerous variables it is impossible to gauge how long the hiring process will take. We recommend checking the status periodically for any updates to the requisition.
Applicants should ensure all requested materials have been uploaded and attached successfully before submitting the application.
Prior to the deadline of the job posting, you can choose to withdraw your application by clicking the red Withdraw button and resubmitting an application for that particular job posting. This will allow you to add or edit documents attached to your application. You will need to ensure that you resubmit your application before the application deadline, once you have edited your documents.
Yes, you may withdraw your application at any time. Log in to your account and click the red button labeled Withdraw. If you would like to resubmit your application, you must do so prior to the deadline of the job posting.
Prior to the deadline of the job posting, you can choose to withdraw your application by clicking the red Withdraw button and resubmitting an application for that particular job posting. This will allow you to edit your application. You will need to ensure that you resubmit your application before the application deadline, once you have edited your application.
UF Health is composed of four different institutions, each with their own Human resources department and job application process. To apply or check your application status, or to find more information, please visit http://jobs.ufhealth.org/careers/, select the appropriate institution, and follow application instructions.
All food service positions at UF are hired through Aramark, and they can be reached by visiting: https://www.gatordining.com/employment.