Online Staff Application

FAQs Regarding Claremont McKenna College's Recruitment Process

Application Phase
I found a position I would like to apply for. Are you still accepting resumes?
We are currently accepting resumes for all positions currently posted on our website.
How long does the hiring process usually take?
Each department has different hiring needs so the length of the hiring process will vary depending on the position.
I have just submitted my resume/application and would like to confirm that you received it.
Due to the heavy volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of your application materials. Candidates who submit employment applications online will receive a successful submission confirmation via email.
What happens after I submit my resume?
Your application materials are forwarded to the hiring manager for review. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Please note that because each department has different hiring needs, the length of the hiring process will vary depending on the position.
What is the application deadline for the position I applied for?
We do not have set timelines or specific closing dates for any open positions. All employment opportunities are posted until the position is filled. Once the position is filled, the job posting is removed from our website.
Where can I find the salary information for a specific position?
We do not disclose salaries or salary ranges. Pay is commensurate with experience.

How do I contact the hiring manager to follow-up on my applications?

The name of the hiring manager is not disclosed. Please check the status of your application by logging into your applicant profile. "Open" status means we are accepting applications reviewing applicant information. "In Review" status means we are no longer accepting applications for this position and scheduling interviews. "Closed" status means the position has been filled.

Interview Phase
How do I schedule an interview?
Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring manager.
I was interviewed for a position but have not heard back from the hiring manager. How will I know if I was selected?
The length of time required to fill a position varies depending on the needs of the department. Once a position is filled, the job posting is removed from the website. Letters will also be sent to those who were interviewed for the position but were not selected.
I was invited to an interview but something came up and I will not be able to attend. Whom should I contact?
Please contact the Human Resources office at (909) 621-8490.
I would like to send a thank you note after the interview process. Where can I find the names of the people who interviewed me?
Please forward all post interview comments to the Human Resources office. We will ensure proper delivery of your information.

Final Phase
How do I know when a job is filled?
Once a position is filled, the posting is removed from the website. Candidates who were interviewed by the hiring manager but not selected will be notified by mail.
The job posting says the final candidate will be required to successfully complete a consumer background investigation. Does this include a credit check?
No, the consumer background investigation does not include a credit check. 
How do I know if I am a final candidate?
Final candidates will be asked to provide a list of three professional references and complete the authorization form required to initiate a background check. An offer of employment will not be made until references have been checked and favorable results have been received from the background check.
I received a letter or email regarding the position to which I applied. Can I contact Human Resources or the department for additional feedback?
We do not provide additional feedback regarding your application materials or interview performance.