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Applicant FAQs

  •  How  do I apply?

    In order to begin the application process, applicants may either:

    Click on Create Account on the left navigation panel on the https://careers.lmunet.edu/ site. Once an account has been created, applicants may search postings and begin the application process by selecting Apply to this Job. Applicants will then be guided through the application process. When viewing the posting details of a position, select Apply to this Job. Applicants will then be guided through the application process.

    NOTE: The application process is not complete until the applicant has certified and submitted their application. Applicants will receive a confirmation number after a successful submission.

  •  How can I be notified when positions become available at Lincoln Memorial University?

    The Careers at Lincoln Memorial University notification feature is available to individuals who would like to be notified when specific employment opportunities of interest become available at Lincoln Memorial University.  Once subscribed to the feature, you will begin receiving notifications via email when positions of interest are posted on the Office of Human Resources website.  To subscribe to Careers at Lincoln Memorial University notifications, please visit the following website:

    https://careers.lmunet.edu/interest_cards.  You will be required to provide your name and email address, in addition to selecting job categories in which you have interest.  If you have already created an account with us, simply log in, indicate which job categories you are interested in, and click “Subscribe”.

  •  Do I need an account to receive Careers at Lincoln Memorial University notifications?

    No. You can begin receiving Careers at Lincoln Memorial University notifications by providing your name and email address, in addition to selecting job categories in which you have interest.  If you have already created an account with us, simply log in, indicate which job categories you are interested in, and click “Subscribe”.

  •  What do I do if I forget my username or password?

    From the Login screen click the forgot your username or password link located next to the login button. To retrieve your User name you will need to enter your email address. To set a new password you will need to enter your username. You will then be sent an email with instructions on how to proceed.

  •  How long is a position open to receive applications?

    All positions are open for 30 days and may be extended if not filled. 

  •  How do I navigate through the application?

    To navigate through the application, use the Prev, Save Changes, Next buttons. To skip to any section of the application, use the drop down panel and select Go.

    Prev will save any changes and take you to the previous page of the application. Next will save any changes and take you to the next page of the application. Save changes will save changes and keep you on the same page of the application. Use the drop down panel to select a specific section of the application (ie. Personal Information, Documents Needed to Apply, Check for Errors and Submit) and click Go to move to the section of the application. Selecting Go will save any information on the page.

  •  Can I submit a resume with my application?

    If a department is willing to accept a resume as part of the application materials, then the applicant will have the opportunity to upload or create a resume in the Documents needed to Apply section of the application.

  •  What is the maximum allowable document size for an attachment?

    The maximum allowable document size for an individual attachment is 9MB.

  •  What file formats can be attached?

    Document types that are supported as attachment include .doc, .docx, .pdf,.rtf,.rtx,.txt,.tiff,.tif,.jpeg,.jpe,.jpg.,png,.xls and .xlsx. All documents uploaded will be converted to .pdf for security.

  •  Can I complete the online application without applying for a specific position?

    No. Applications may only be filled out when an applicant selects Apply to this Position. Please note, you will not be considered for a position until you certify and submit your application materials. Applicants will receive a confirmation number when an application is successfully submitted.

  •  Can I submit an application without applying for a specific position?

    No. Applicants must identify a specific position in order to submit an application. Applicants must select Apply to this Position and certify and submit application materials in order to be considered. Applicants will receive a confirmation number when an application is successfully submitted.

  •  Can I add additional information to my application after it has been submitted?

    If you realize pertinent information was left out of your application materials after submission, you may request your application/documentation be made available for you to update. If the position is still open to receive applications and it is deemed appropriate, your application may be updated and resubmitted. If the position closing date has passed, then updates to application materials may not be made in the system.

    To request your application/documentation be made available for updating:

    Contact the Office of Human Resources at (423) 869-7112 or email [email protected]

  •  Do I complete a new application for each position that I apply for?

    No. Once you have completed your online application, it is stored electronically. As you select positions to apply for, you will have the option to update your online application before applying.  Additional information which may be necessary for the specific position for which you are applying, such as resume, cover letter, and/or responses to supplemental questions, will be noted in the posting announcements. Further, as part of the Check for Errors and Submit section of the application, the system will give you an error message if any area of your application is incomplete.

  •  How long does my online applicant profile remain in the system?

    Your online applicant profile will remain in the system indefinitely.

  •  How long will a position I have applied for remain on the Your Applications display?

    Your application to a specific position will remain in the system until you archive it (by using the Archive link located below the job title).

  •  What happens after I submit my application?

    When an applicant applies for a position, the Search Chair along with the Search Committee will review your application and reach out to you if additional information is needed.   Email notifications will be sent throughout the hiring process. 

  •  Should I complete the Veteran's Preference section of the application?

    If you have served in the U.S. Military, are the spouse of a veteran who died or was disabled from service-connected circumstances, or are a dependent of a veteran who died from service-connected circumstances, you are invited to complete the Veteran’s Preference section of the application.  This section is voluntary.

  •  I can't access the system from my computer. What should I do?

    It’s possible you may be experiencing a problem specific to your computer or Internet connection. You should try and access our system from a computer at another location (such as a public library, work, or a friend or family member’s home) to eliminate the possibility of problems with your own computer or Internet access.

  •  What if my question isn't answered here?

    Please send an email to [email protected] for email assistance.  Phone support is not provided for the applicant process.

To whom should I address comments or suggestions regarding the applicant system? Submit any comments or suggestions to the Office of Human Resources by email at [email protected].