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*New Application System*
Cornell University is transitioning to a new employment application system on April 18, 2016, Workday, that will allow us to better service job seekers. All applications you have previously submitted to Cornell will not be affected by the transition. Your current applications will remain active until the position is closed.

We will NOT transfer applicant information that is stored in our current system to the new one. Therefore, if you do not have your application materials saved to a location other than the Cornell Careers site, we encourage you to access your account and save any important materials to another location such as your personal computer, a USB, the cloud etc., no later than June 5.  After this date, your information will no longer be accessible by you or Cornell.

If you access the Cornell Careers page between April 18, and early June, you will notice that open positions for the types of jobs listed below will be housed in two systems.

Jobs posted before April 18: These positions will remain housed in our old system and you can apply for them using your existing account information.

Jobs posted on or after April 18: You will need to create a new user account and enter your application information (current employees, you must login to Workday using your existing Workday account/NetID).

  • Staff (nonacademic) and Librarian Positions: Jobs posted before April 18 / Jobs posted after  April 18
    Positions supporting our faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni and retirees call for skills in communication, office management, customer service, development, administration, finance, health, library science, information technology, athletics, and facilities.
  • Faculty and Academic Non-Faculty (Instruction, Research & Extension) Positions: Jobs posted before April 18 / Jobs posted after April 18
    We have tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions, visiting appointments, researchers, lecturers, and extension associate employment opportunities. Application instructions accompany each position description.
  • Bargaining Unit (union-represented) Positions (Ithaca campus): Jobs posted before April 18 / Jobs posted after  April 18
    General Service (includes Custodial, Food Service, Grounds, Maintenance, etc.), Campus Police and Skilled Trades Positions.
  • Cornell Tech and the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute: Jobs posted before April 18 / Jobs posted (Staff) after April 18, (Faculty) before April 18 / (Faculty) after April 18
    Located in New York City, Cornell Tech is a new graduate school combining technical knowledge with real-world application. The Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute offers a unique two-year dual degree program, bringing a global perspective to graduate-level research and education with an emphasis on technology transfer, commercialization and entrepreneurship.
  • Temporary Positions: Jobs posted before April 18 / Jobs posted after April 18
    Short term, less than 6 months, full or part-time positions in administrative support, custodial, customer service, finance, food service, grounds and information technology.

Applications for jobs in the following areas are unaffected:

Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC and Qatar
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medicine is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in education, patient care and research. WCM-Q was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and the Qatar Foundation.

Cornell Cooperative Extension (County Associations)
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. The postings listed are for employment with those county associations and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Affiliated Organizations
Found here are non-Cornell positions with Cornell affiliated organizations, such as the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research.

Student Employment is offered exclusively for the use of Cornell students (undergraduate and graduate students).