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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in a career with Mississippi University for Women! MUW is a public university that feels like a private college. Founded in 1884 as the first public college for women in the United States, MUW is a tradition-rich university that has educated men for more than 30 years. Located in historic Columbus and on a campus boasting 23 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, the campus atmosphere is collegial and supportive of excellent teaching and learning.

Applicant Definition

In order to be considered an applicant, YOU MUST complete and submit an online application
for a specific position(s) using the University’s online application system. In
addition, you must be minimally qualified for any specific position(s) for which you apply.
(NOTE: You may search open jobs before completing an online application. Paper applications,
faxes and e-mails are not accepted and unsolicited resumes will not be included in our resume
tracking system. Individuals who submit unsolicited resumes are not considered applicants.)

New Users

  • To search positions, click the Search Jobs link on the left.
  • To apply for a job, click the Apply to this Job Posting link at the top of the job listing you are applying for.
  • You will be prompted to create a new account if you have not logged in or do not have an existing account.

Returning Users

  • Click Login and enter you username and password
  • This enables you to:
    • Apply to new jobs without re-entering your application information.
    • Bookmark Jobs
    • Email a friend about a job listing
    • Review the status of positions to which you have applied.

Criminal Background Screens
All job offers to benefits-eligible candidate finalists are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background screen.

Mississippi University for Women uses E-Verify, which is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. Click on the following links to learn more about employer requirements and your right to work:

Mississippi University for Women is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus and to protecting the community. The annual federal required compliance documents which contains policy statements and crime statistics log for the University is available on the UPD website at The campus crime log is available on the website as well. You may request a copy of the compliance documents by contacting the University Police Department at McDevitt Hall, 1100 College Street, Columbus, MS, 39701, (662) 241-7777. Three years of statistics are included in the Campus Safety Report.

Mississippi University for Women is a tobacco-free campus. For more information see

For assistance, please contact:

MUW Human Resources
phone: 662.329.7222
fax: 662.241.7616