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We are confident that as you learn more about the University of Arkansas, you will discover that you can Live Better in Arkansas.

The University of Arkansas, one of the largest employers in Northwest Arkansas, is the seventh fastest growing university in the nation and is consistently ranked among the top universities and best values in the United States. Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas are also regularly and repeatedly at the top of best-places-to-live rankings.

As a university community, we value our employees and promote a healthy work/life balance. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, the university is committed to providing an educationally diverse environment. We seek and welcome applicants who increase our diversity.

Find out how you can contribute to our community by searching careers below.





Search Internal Postings 

Internal postings from within the University encourage the upward mobility of employees to positions for which they are qualified.  Internal postings are open to current University of Arkansas employees, appointed or hourly, whose employee status can be confirmed in the BASIS system.  Applicants will be asked to provide their six-digit employee ID to confirm employee status. 

Temporary Employment

Applicants who are interested in becoming RazorTemps should visit the jobs website and apply to a RazorTemp position.  Applicants are entered into a pool to be considered for temporary assignments throughout the year. Applications are screened by the RazorTemps recruitment team and interviews may be requested.

Using the University of Arkansas Careers Site

  • When applying for a position, you will be prompted to create an account, log in or apply with Vitae.
  • Once you have logged in, you can bookmark position postings, apply for new positions without re-entering information, manage application materials, and review the status of your applications.
  • All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Institution

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

Background Check Policy

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Notice of availability of Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy, Campus Crime Statistics Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The report in its entirety is available on the Internet at:  A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request.

The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act was passed in 1990 and was amended in 1998 to form the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. This law requires that certain institutions of higher education distribute to all current students and employees a copy of the required report, and to all prospective students and employees a summary of what is contained in the yearly report. Starting in 2009 the Annual Fire Safety Report is included. The combined report for calendar year 2016 is available on the Internet and may be downloaded and printed with Adobe Reader. The software is free and may be downloaded from:

For prospective students and employees and all others who would like to obtain a copy of the annual report but cannot print it from the Internet, a copy may be obtained by contacting the University of Arkansas Police Department public information officer at 479-575-2311, or emailing the request to

The report includes information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. It also includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.