Job Seekers

Appalachian State University can be an excellent starting point or a fulfilling destination for your career.

Our University is committed to seeking talented and aspiring employees who will contribute to our dynamic working environment. Our campus atmosphere is stimulating and supportive and is a place where both personal and professional development are encouraged and recognized.

We invite you to explore our website to assist you in your career search as well as to help you become acquainted with Appalachian State University and Boone. Tour our website for more information on the Appalachian community and on how you can begin your career at Appalachian State University.

The desire and goal of Appalachian State University is to attract, hire, develop, and retain great people who can contribute to the excellence of the University. 

Thank you for your interest in our Career Opportunities. You have taken the first step towards joining our family

From this page, you will be able to view current vacancies at Appalachian State University, create online applications, and apply for positions.

Jobs at Appalachian State University are classified into the following categories:

Alternative State of NC Employment

Background Check

Effective February 1, 2010, in order to help provide a safe learning and work environment for our students, staff, and faculty, employment with Appalachian State University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. For more information, click here.

Veteran's Preference

If you claim eligibility for Veteran's Preference please submit a copy of your DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty to the Office of Human Resources at Appalachian State University for Verification of eligibility.

Eligible candidates must submit a DD Form 214 no later than within five (5) business days after the Closing Date of a Posting when applying for a staff position in order for HR to confirm your eligibility of Veteran Preference.. You do not need to submit a DD Form 214 each time you apply as long as Human Resources Services has one copy on file. If a DD Form 214 is not on file or if it is not received after five (5) business days of the Closing Date of a Posting, your eligibility for Veteran Preference will be considered unconfirmed for the posting you are applying to.

To ensure proper handling, please note the job title and position number on your correspondence

Mail to:

Appalachian State University
The Office of Human Resources Employment
ASU Box 32010 Boone, NC 28608
Fax: 828-262-6489 Attn: Employment


Equality of Opportunity in the University

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


Campus Security & Fire Safety

The Appalachian State University Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at Security & Fire Safety Report. You may request a hard copy by mailing a request to: ASU University Police Department, ASU Box 32113, 461 Rivers Street, Boone, NC 28608-2113.
This report is required of all universities by federal law and discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence, and fire safety.

For more information, please visit the ASU University Police website at: University Police.  

View the Appalachian State University Fact Book