Skip to main content
Skip to navigation

Frequently asked questions


Q: What should I do when I'm having technical difficulties with the application?

A: The technical staff have put together some options that you can try to resolve your technical issues. Current University employees can try these suggestions if you are having difficulties.

Otherwise, please contact the Support Desk at 573 884-6996 or at umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

NOTE: The application system is scheduled for regular maintenance each weekend.  Your application or the Job Opportunites List may not be available between 6pm Saturday and noon on Sunday depending on the extent of system upgrades.

Q: How can I submit a unique cover letter to each position that I am applying for?

A: The resume attachment can be unique for each job.  If want to submit a unique cover letter for each job, you can combine your cover letter and CV into a single document and upload it in the resume area.  Or you can upload  three different cover letters in the  Attachments area.  Remember to name these attachments with the job opening number or job title to direct hiring managers to the intended information.  All files stored in the Attachment section can be viewed by the hiring managers for every job for which you apply.

Q:  How can I determine my application status?

A:  You will receive an email confirmation to let you know that your application has been forwarded to the search committee.  You may recieve additional email notification from the search committee, as they review applications.

Q: What is voluntary self identification, and why am I asked to complete the information?

A: Human Resource Services(HRS) maintains information regarding the diversity of the individuals who apply for work at the university. The information does not affect your prospects for employment. It is not shared with hiring managers and is treated confidentially.

Q: What if I need special assistance?

A: If you have special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, notify HRS at the address listed on the Web site, or call 573-882-7976 during business hours. TTY users, call 1-800-735-2966.

Q: What if I forget my password?

A: There is an online password request process.  Your password will be emailed to you if you request it.  For other questions about about your user name and password, contact the MU helpdesk at 882-5000 or Helpdesk@missouri.edu.

Published by Human Resource Services,  1095 Virginia Avenue, Room 101, Columbia, Mo. 65211 | Phone: 573-882-7976 | Fax: 573-882-9975 | E-mail: muhrs@missouri.edu

Copyright © - Curators of the University of Missouri. All rights reserved. DMCA and other copyright information.

   An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Institution

Last updated: June 3, 2014