Employment Application Frequently Asked Questions
• How do I begin the application process?
• Do I have to fill out an online application?
• I don't have access to the internet, how can I apply for a job? Can I apply in person?
• I am interested in teaching part-time at Delta. How do I find more information?
• What information will I be asked to provide on the application?
• How do I attach the required materials? (resume, cover letter, etc…)?
Login / create account
• I can't remember my username, how can I access my account?
• I can't remember my password.
• I can't remember my username or password, should I create a new account?
Uploading attachments / submitting application
• What if my uploaded documents won’t convert to .pdf?
• What if I don’t have copies of my transcript?
• Why am I getting an error when I try to submit my application?
• If I need to stop and return to my application later, how do I save my progress?
• Can I copy selected information from another electronic document?
• Will my information be saved for future position vacancies?
• What happens after I submit my application? Will I hear something? Will I receive an acknowledgement email?
• Once I have submitted an application, will I be considered for other positions?
• If I am invited for an interview and I will need to travel, what can I expect?
• I have decided that I do not want to apply for a job, but I've already submitted my application. Is there anything I can do?
How do I begin the application process?
A) To begin the application process, click on the “Create Account” link and select a username and password that you will easily remember. NOTE: Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive and should not include spaces. You should write down your username and password, you will need it to apply for other positions or check the status of your application the next time you visit the site.
- Click the “Create Account” link.
- Select and enter your own username and password (write this down for future reference.) NOTE: Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive and should not include spaces.
- Be sure to supply an email address, future communications regarding your application and password reset information will be sent to this address.
If you do not currently have an email address/account, there are several free email services available to you. Delta College does not endorse any one specific service but the most common free email providers are: Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL. Search on your web browser for these providers to link to the specific instructions for creating an account.
Visit our Career Opportunities page to view career opportunities for which we are currently accepting applications.
Do I have to fill out an online application?
A) Yes, everyone who applies for a position is required to create an application which includes certain information. Any required information is denoted with an asterisk (*). However, the more information you provide, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your skills, abilities and qualifications.
A) We now accept only online applications. Computers are also available at many public libraries, including Delta College's library. Additionally there is a kiosk available for applicant use in the reception area of Delta's Human Resources Office, located in J101.
A) Please view our Adjunct Vacancies page for more information on Adjunct teaching positions.
The community members from the Great Lakes Bay Area look to Delta College LifeLong Learning as a resource to enhance their personal and professional development. For information on teaching within the LifeLong Learning programs, please visit the LifeLong Learning site.
For salary information please view our compensation page.
A) You will be asked to provide personal information such as name, address, phone number, etc. You will also be asked to provide information about your education and previous employment, as well as contact information regarding your employment history and references. Please gather this information before beginning the application.
The application requires that you supply three work related references. It is recommended that you have the required information available prior to beginning the application process. You must provide: the name of the reference, their place of employment, years known, street, city, state, zip code and phone number.
Please note that when entering information on the Education and Experience screen you will be required to enter at least one entry for each area. For each new entry you must select the “Add Education Entry” button. Additionally, you must select the “Add Employment Experience Entry” button when entering your employment history. While the system only requires one entry for each of these areas please be thorough and include all employment and educational history. This is the primary information used to evaluate your job qualifications. Information submitted on your resume will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
How do I attach the required materials? (resume, cover letter, etc…)?
A) To attach required materials: on the “Documents needed to Apply” page choose the “add document” link. Select the "browse" button to find the file you wish to attach, provide a description of the file (ie resume, cover letter) then choose the "add/upload file" button. Your file will now show up under the "Uploaded Files:" area. Do these steps for each file you need to attach. Close the window to return to the last page of the application. If you do not have a file created you may choose the “Write a resume” link at the top to create one, after you have applied for one position in the future you can use this page to click on the “Select Previously Added Resume”.
- While completing your application you can move to another area of the application by choosing from the dropdown found at the top of the page. This provides ease when returning to finalize and submit your application or for updating your information when applying for future positions.
A) If during the uploading process, your documents do not convert correctly to .PDF format – Please call the Human Resources office at (989) 686-9107 or email your documents to the Human Resource office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in your email – Your name, the position you are applying for and attach the documents that are not converting or uploading correctly.
What if I don’t have copies of my transcript?
A) Although it is not required on any position application, it will benefit you to add them to your application. It will be used to evaluate your job qualifications. Official transcripts are not required until a conditional offer of employment is made. Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded to your application or you may request transcripts from your school and have them sent directly to Delta College Human Resources office, J101,1961 Delta Rd., University Center, MI 48710.
A) Check that all RED* areas of your application have been answered- Including each supplemental question. Check that all required documents have been uploaded. Check that you have checked the box and typed your name on the certification page. If you continue to have problems, please call the HR office at (989) 686-9107.
If I need to stop and return to my application later, how do I save my progress?
A) It is recommended that as you are completing your application you choose the save button periodically. Choosing the “Next” button to continue through the application will also save your information. If you close your screen, close your Internet browser, or lose your Internet connection before clicking “SAVE” on the information entered on that page will not be saved.
A) Yes; for example, you can copy and paste the information from a Word document directly into the appropriate fields in the application form.
Will my information be saved for future position vacancies?
A) When you use our online system the first time, it will ask you to create an account to apply for a position. This account will save your information. Just login using the same username and password and your information should default. You will need to update it to reflect any changes. You will also need to upload new documents (updated resume / cover letter/etc…).
What happens after I submit my application? Will I hear something? Will I receive an acknowledgement email?
A) Upon successful submission of your online application you will receive a confirmation message on your computer screen. All applicants will receive communication when the position is filled and the posting has been closed. You can also log on at any time with your user name and password and click "Your Applications" to see the status. You can monitor the progress of the position anytime at our Status of open Positions page.
Once I have submitted an application, will I be considered for other positions?
A) No, you need to apply separately for each position you are interested in. Log in using the username and password for your account to simplify the process.
A) If you are contacted for an interview and are required to travel, the College will pay one half of approved travel cost (per candidate basis.) Travel by a personal vehicle will be reimbursed at the College mileage rate, not to exceed one half of the lowest plane fare cost. The cost of meals will be reimbursed to candidates not to exceed the daily rate in the Delta College Procedures Manual. The College will not pay for long distance telephone calls made or alcoholic beverages purchased by the candidate.
I have decided that I do not want to apply for a job, but I've already submitted my application. Is there anything I can do?
A) You may withdraw your application by clicking on "Your Applications". This screen will display the jobs for which you have submitted an application. In the column labeled "Status", you may click the blue link, "Withdraw Application". Once you have withdrawn your application, you will not be able to resubmit for the same posting.
A) Click on the "Forget your username or password?" link. Then enter the email address associated with your account and your username will be sent to you via e-mail.
A) Click on the "Forget your username or password?" link. Then enter your username and select the "Set new password" button. A message will be sent to your email account providing you a link with access to reset your password.
I can't remember my username or password, should I create a new account?
A) If you are unable to remember your username or password, you may contact the Human Resources Office at email@example.com or 989-686-9107. You will receive a response during our normal business hours.
Thank you for your interest in Delta College. If you have any other questions, please contact the Human Resource office at (989) 686-9107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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