Southern Oregon University is an equal employment opportunity employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

Online Employment System for Student 

Students seeking employment through SOU and employers seeking to hire a student should visit the Service Centers Student Employment webpage for resources and information about finding a student job. SOU utilizes an online employment system for student employment. The SOU Careers Connections website is also a great resource for students seeking employment and employers seeking to hire students. 

Online Employment System for Staff and Faculty

SOU utilizes an online employment system All participants involved in the recruitment process, including job seekers, search committee members, department chairs and division directors, and administrative support staff are able to perform their functions from any computer with internet access.

Staff and Faculty Job Seekers are able to:

  • View advertised positions online 24 hours per day/7 days per week (24/7)
  • Apply for any open position 24/7 at from any computer with internet access
  • Monitor status of your application through individually assigned password protected user account
  • Receive immediate confirmation of electronically submitted application
  • Complete basic application information one time and update/edit, as needed, when applying for other positions.

Human Resource Services is committed to ensuring that all employees and off-campus applicants have equal access to the employment process. Therefore, a number of cost-free options are available to assist individuals who may have limited computer/internet access or need assistance with the application process.  Please contact 541-552-8553 for more information.

Upon submission, all application materials become the exclusive property of SOU and will not be copied or returned.

Notice to Current and Prospective Staff and Faculty Employees

Section 485 of the Higher Education Act, and The Federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (now referred to as the “Clery Act”), requires that current and prospective students and employees are notified of the availability of our Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report provides the annual statistics and campus policies for the reporting of and responding to campus crimes and fires; access to campus facilities; conduct code and campus policies on use, possession and sale of drugs/alcohol; and educational/information programs to inform the campus community about campus security procedures and crime prevention.

An electronic copy of the Annual Security Report can be accessed at the following link:

A physical copy of the ASR is available at no charge upon request. To request a copy please visit the Campus Public Safety Office at 382 Wightman Street, Ashland OR 97520. For more information call 541-552-6258, or email