Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Mercer University endeavors to protect applicant and employee privacy and prevent inappropriate or unnecessary disclosures of information in collecting, maintaining, and disclosing personal information.  This information is being collected for the purpose of recruitment and assessing your application for employment. If you are successful in obtaining a position, some or all of your personal information obtained during the application process may become part of your employment record.

In submitting your application, you are consenting to us collecting and using this information for the purposes as indicated, however failure to provide any of the requested details during the recruitment process might affect our ability to assess or further progress your application.

If an offer of employment is extended, Mercer University will collect social security numbers in compliance with federal and state laws for payroll and tax reporting and certain benefit providers.

Proof of Identity and Eligibility to Work

Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Mercer University is required to verify the identity and work authorization of all new employees.  As a federal contractor, Mercer University also participates in E-Verify, the federal online verification system. To comply with these requirements, if you are extended an offer of employer, you will be required to complete and sign Section 1 of the I-9 form prior to your start date if possible, but no later than the first day of employment.  Additionally, you must present documents that verify your identity and work authorization within the first three business days of your start date. Should you fail to provide the appropriate documentation by the end of the third business day as required by law, your appointment will be terminated.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Mercer University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances where religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training programs.