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Welcome! Thank you for your interest in a career with Delta State University.

Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum to over 4,000 students representing all of the states and more than 20 countries. Dozens of degree programs on the undergraduate level provide educational opportunities in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and in the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing. Graduate programs on the master's, educational specialist, and doctoral levels provide advanced training in a broad range of disciplines.

Acknowledging its beginnings as a teacher's college, the University sustains excellence in teacher education while continuing to expand offerings in traditional as well as unique programs of study. From the core disciplines such as arts, humanities, and sciences, to unique programs such as Commercial Aviation, the Delta Music Institute, and the nationally-recognized Geospatial Information Technology program, the University is committed to meeting the evolving needs of the students it serves.

Job postings remain open a minimum of five calendar days. Job postings that do not include closing dates, may close at any time of the day once the minimum posting period is met and by mutual agreement between Human Resources and the hiring department. DSU's online application portal allows 24/7 access to DSU jobs.

In order to be considered an applicant, you must complete and submit an online application using the University’s online application system. In addition, you must be minimally qualified for any specific position(s) for which you apply. Paper applications, faxes and e-mails will not be accepted.

New Users

  • To search positions and to apply for a position, click the Search Jobs link at left.
  • To create an account, click the Create Account link at the left, and then follow the directions.

Returning Users

  • Click Login, and enter your username and password
  • While logged into your account you will be able to:
    • Apply to multiple positions and position types.
    • Apply to new positions without re-entering your application information.
    • Upload and store multiple documents (i.e., resumes, cover letters, etc.)
    • Review the status of positions to which you have applied.

If you have any difficulties in completing the application and/or if you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the employment process, please contact the Human Resource Department at 662-846-4035

E-Verify Notice

Delta State University uses E-Verify, which is an electronically based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Click on the links below to learn more about employer requirements and your right to work:

If you have questions, please email the Human Resources department at

Criminal Background Screens

It is the responsibility of Delta State University to provide a safe learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff while maintaining appropriate levels of privacy for employment candidates. As a critical step, all job offers to candidate finalists are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background screen. Certain positions will be required to undergo pre-employment drug/alcohol testing as a condition for employment.