Applying for a Position at Polk State

Thank you for your interest in Polk State College. Come discover a workplace experience where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and you can grow to your full career potential.

Search job openings on the left of this page. Once your profile is created and you have applie for a position, you can return to this website and easily apply for other Polk State positions.

Be sure to create a job agent for automatic job openings notifications. The college does not send out status notices--you will need to login and check the status of positions that you have applied for to determine your current job status.

Vacancies change regularly, so be sure to visit our site often.

How to make sure your application is accepted:

  • Please be sure to review the minimum qualifications carefully, as noted in each job advertisement.                                                                                                     
  • Have all document files ready to upload (e.g., cover letters, resumes, other credentials).

  • Carefully review and follow applicable required submissions for each position of interest to ensure your application is complete. Only applicants meeting the minimum requirements with complete application packages will be considered.

  • Be sure to pay attention to the submission date to ensure your application is submitted before the deadline.

  • Formal interviews begin approximately three to five weeks after the position is advertised.

  • Most positions are reviewed by a screening committee. However, some are considered by the department head and the hiring manager, depending on the position classification.

  • Our pre-employment screening includes the completion of a criminal background check via fingerprinting, E-Verify (to ensure employment eligibility), previous employment verifications, education verification and reference checks.

 

Polk State College is an equal access/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, genetic information, or any other protected class.

 

Polk State College is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you feel you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Polk State, please call 863-297-1070 or e-mail Careers@polk.edu and let us know the nature of your request, along with your contact information.  Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

 

 

 
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