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Privacy Agreement 

Privacy of Employment Information

West Virginia University offers online services for individuals who wish to be considered for employment on its campus. These online services are provided by third parties who specialize in employment databases and tools. Third party service providers are prohibited from using the information provided for any purpose other than collecting it on our behalf. Information collected is accessible and confidential to West Virginia University for the purpose of determining qualifications of a candidate for potential employment, quality control, quality assurance, statistical purposes, and academic research. Information supplied by individuals is kept on file for a minimum of three years.

Information Disclosure
Except as described in this privacy policy, WVU does not use or disclose to any outside parties, any personal information that you provide, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number and employment information except when we are permitted or required by law. WVU does not sell, rent or exchange lists of job seekers or employers with other companies.
When you sign up to use a service of this website, please understand that WVU may use that information to administer and build your account, to provide the services that you have requested, to understand the needs of our candidates and to ensure a high standard of service to our candidates. WVU may make this information available to our Human Resource teams to make you aware of additional news and services that may be of interest to you.
Background Check
West Virginia University requires a background check for all new employees. Internal employees who transfer to a position with a material change, such as going from a non-driving position to a driving position, shall also receive the additional necessary checks.  


Meeting the needs of today's professional couples is a critical factor in WVU's success in recruiting and retaining new faculty and senior staff. Our Dual Career Program assists couples in your employment search. WVU belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Please visit for more information and for additional job postings.