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Employment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where do I find job openings at Chippewa Valley Technical College?
Job openings can be found on the Chippewa Valley Technical College employment web site, which is located at www.cvtc.edu/employment. Or select Employment in the upper right corner.
How long are jobs posted?
Each posting will have its own unique close date.  Please review the posting for the deadline date.
Will you accept my application after the posting has been removed from the website?
Once a position is removed from a website, applications will no longer be accepted.
How do I apply for a job at Chippewa Valley Technical College?
All vacant jobs are posted online at www.cvtc.edu/employment.  In order to be considered for a position, you must complete and submit an online application, which is located on this website.
What information do I need to apply online?
You will need an e-mail address, electronic copy of your resume and cover letter, details relating to your education and training, licenses and certifications, employment history and references.  Certain positions will require College Transcripts if applicable to meet educational requirements of the position.  You may save your application and return to complete and submit it once you obtain an electronic copy (scanned) of your transcripts.
Can I apply directly with the department I am seeking employment with?  
No.  www.cvtc.edu/employment  is the central intake point for all open positions.  Only candidates who apply online will be considered for employment.
Will my submitted online application be considered for other positions as they become available?
In order to be considered a candidate for a position, you need to apply online for each specific job.
Should I submit a hard copy of my resume if I have already submitted it via the online application?
 No, a resume submitted via the online application system is sufficient.
Can I revise my online application after I submit it?
Once your application is submitted, you will not be able to revise your online application.
What if I am not able to get my transcripts by the requested date?
Your application materials will be considered even if your transcripts are received via email, fax or postal mail after the requested date.  Copies of transcripts are acceptable for the application process.  Original transcripts may be required upon hire.
What are my options for submitting transcripts?
I was a student at CVTC. Do I still need to submit those transcripts as well?
If transcripts are requested for the position you are applying for, you must also submit your CVTC transcripts. HR staff does not have access to your CVTC transcripts. You must request this information from CVTC's Registration and Records Office www.cvtc.edu/admissions_registration/academic_records/pages/transcripts.aspx
How can I change my contact information on my online application?
If your address, phone number, or email address need to be changed, please contact Chippewa Valley Technical College Human Resources at 715-833-6334 or cvtchr@peopleadmin.com
How will I know that you received my online application?
After you successfully submit your online application, a Confirmation Page will appear on your screen.  This page will inform you that we have successfully received your online application.  If you do not successfully submit your application, you are not considered an active candidate for the position(s) you apply for.  Therefore, if you do not receive a confirmation page upon submitting your online application, contact us at 715-833-6334 or cvtchr@peopleadmin.com   Also, another way to double-check that your application is successfully submitted is if you login to your online application profile, the application status will indicate whether or not your application is complete or incomplete.
I want to find out the status of the position.
It is not uncommon that our recruitment processes are quite lengthy and it may take several months before a position is filled.  Chippewa Valley Technical College will send you periodic updates via email to inform you if the position is still in process.
Can you tell me where Chippewa Valley Technical College is at in the recruitment process?
Due to confidentiality consideration for all candidates, we do not disclose where we are at specifically in the recruitment process.  If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via telephone to set up your interview/date time.  Once the position is filled, all applicants will be notified of the status of the job via email.
How does Chippewa Valley Technical College select candidates to interview?
A selection team will review applications and select candidates to be interviewed whose background seems to closest meet our needs at the time, in alignment with the mission, vision, and value statements of Chippewa Valley Technical College.  More information about this process is available at www.cvtc.edu/employment/work-at-cvtc/pages/application-screening.aspx
I believe that I met the minimum qualifications for a position, why wasn’t I contacted for an interview?
Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not ensure that a candidate will be interviewed. It is not uncommon that we receive a large volume of applications for our positions.  In fact, most of our positions attract a particularly high number of well qualified candidates. Each resume is carefully reviewed and the selection team will identify candidates whose background seems to be the closest match to our needs at the time.
I interviewed for a position and I was not hired.  How can I obtain feedback about why I was not hired and/or any suggestions, advice, information that you can provide regarding my interview?
Each interview process is uniquely designed specifically to each of Chippewa Valley Technical College’s positions.  Therefore, based on that process, the selection team will determine the candidate(s) whose background best meets our needs at the time.  Chippewa Valley Technical College does not provide specific feedback regarding the interview process to the candidates.
What does -Pooled- mean?
Chippewa Valley Technical College accepts on-line applications for adjunct (part-time) instructor pools.  These pooled postings do not represent a specific position or need, but applicants in these pools can be contacted by the department when an opportunity arises.
Will CVTC assist with travel costs involved in interviewing?
CVTC does not reimburse for costs incurred as a result of traveling for a first interview. For some positions we allow applicants from distant communities to participate via a live video interview.
What is a live video interview?
When in-person interviews are not possible, your interview may be conducted using Microsoft Office Live Meeting technology http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/live-meeting/
Does CVTC cover relocation expenses?
CVTC does not cover relocation expenses.
Do I have to have prior teaching experience to apply for an instructional position?
No, just a willingness and aptitude to explain technical concepts to others.
What does CVTC’s student population look like?