How to Apply

At UNLV, there are several types of employment opportunities. Jobs are listed in four categories: academic faculty, professional, classified, and other positions. Choose the type of position that you are seeking and find instructions and tips on how to apply. If you have questions or need an accommodation to complete an application please contact us.

Academic Faculty Positions
Academic faculty are employees who teach and conduct research at the university. This includes library faculty and positions in the areas of instruction and research. Adjunct, visiting, and part-time positions are not filled through the UNLV employment office. For adjunct, visiting, and part-time positions, visit the department with which you are seeking employment.

Professional Positions
Professional employees hold nonteaching positions at the university. Typical jobs include:

  • Administrators
  • Program directors
  • Laboratory assistants
  • Fundraisers
  • Athletic coaches
  • Information technology professionals
  • Post-doctoral scholars

Classified Positions
As defined in the state of Nevada administrative code, classified employees are typically hourly employees who work 40-hour weekly schedules to support university departments. Typical jobs include:

  • Administrative assistants
  • Child care workers
  • Dental assistants
  • Police officers
  • Custodial/grounds maintenance workers

Other UNLV Employment Opportunities
Other types of employees at the university include student workers, graduate assistants, food service employees, and event workers. For temporary employment, please register with a local temporary agency that contracts with UNLV.