Employment Policies and Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

We are excited that you are considering joining the UNK team! At UNK you will find that the members of the team are professional, caring, dedicated individuals. It is easy to get to know the members of the campus community and there are abundant opportunities for interacting with students and others in the Kearney community. UNK prides itself on being an employer where individuals can grow professionally and personally. We look forward to meeting you!

Please use the links on the left hand side of this page to explore general information about employment at UNK. If you have questions or need accommodations during the application process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources. Computer access is available at the computer kiosk in Founders Hall, the Calvin T. Ryan Library or the Kearney Public Library (located at 2020 1st Avenue in downtown Kearney).


Applicants please click on the link above to apply for open positions at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Please note: Student worker positions are only available to students who are enrolled, regularly attending classes at, and working for the university as a form of merit-based student financial assistance provided through the university. Employment in student worker positions will not be covered by any program of unemployment insurance.


Departments/Search Committee Members

Departments/Offices/Search Committee members posting or reviewing applicants for positions, please follow the link above.

Human Resources Office
University of Nebraska at Kearney
2504 9th Avenue
1200 Founders Hall
Kearney, NE 68849-2380
Phone (308) 865-8655
Fax (308) 865-8917
Email employment@unk.edu

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment free from discrimination against any person upon the basis of race, age, color, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, or veteran status.

The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Director/ADA Coordinator.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney participates in E-Verify
(this means you must be able to present appropriate identification on the first day of work).


Annual Security Report

UNK is committed to assisting all members of the UNK community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual campus security, crime awareness and fire report is available on the University web site at unk.edu/annual_security_report

If you would like to receive a copy of this information, you can stop by the Police and Parking Services Office at 2507 19th Ave, General Services Building, Kearney, NE 68849 or you can request a copy be mailed to you by calling (308) 865-8517.

Information contained in this publication/web site include policies and procedures on firearms and concealed weapons, drugs and alcohol, missing persons, sexual misconduct, crime reporting, emergency management, evacuation, campus notification and disciplinary actions. Other topics include University law enforcement authority, crime prevention programing, sex offender registry, fire safety information and other matters related to security on campus. It also contains criminal and fire statistics for the previous three years concerning reports that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by UNK, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to campus. Other information related to the drug-free schools and campuses regulations can be found at unk.edu/student_affairs/drug_free_statement.pdf.