Human Resources

Office of Human Resources


The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to provide high-quality advice, counsel, and human resources support services to all university employees.


The CAU Office of Human Resources will enhance and maintain a people-focused environment that supports, develops, and informs the well-being of the workforce.

The Clark Atlanta University Department of Recruitment welcomes you to our website and invites you to explore job opportunities, learn about the University, and apply online.

Persons interested in applying for positions must do so by the closing date of the position announcement. Additionally, the Department of Recruitment maintains the weekday hours of 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., except University holidays.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and University policies, including the completion of reference and criminal history check. Additionally, all new hires are required to be appointed by the Department of Recruitment and attend New Hire Orientation.

The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities, equal employment opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer.

We thank you for considering Clark Atlanta University as a career choice.

Please read before applying:

  1. All Clark Atlanta University Job Applications must be submitted to Human Resources to be considered for employment. Please complete the application located on the Clark Atlanta University website and save it to your computer.
  2. All applicants should submit the following materials to 1) CAU Application; 2) Resume; 3) Any other materials requested in the job posting.  All items should be submitted at one time.
  3. The most current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed on your computer to properly execute the application. If you are using an older version of Adobe your application may not be able to be opened for review.  You can download the current version by clicking the following link:


  4. Include both the position title and position number (as applicable) in the subject line of your email.
  5. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by the hiring manager.  No phone calls please.

Office of Human Resources

Phone: 404-880-8050
Harkness Hall, Room 218 - 223 James P Brawley Drive Atlanta, GA 30314

Frequently Asked Questions

All jobs that are currently posted are open.

Only materials that identify a specific, current vacant position are accepted.

By federal law, if you are offered a position, you must present original documentation that establishes your identity and your eligibility to work in the United States. Failure to present acceptable documents within 3 days of hire means you may not be employed.

By University policy a background investigation is required and will be conducted on all candidates who receive a tentative offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon the results of the background check. 

If a hiring department wishes to interview you for aposition, they will contact you directly. Most hiring managers prefer that applicants not contact them directly regarding the status of their application.  If you are interviewed but not selected for the position, the Human Resource Office will send finalist candidates a letterof regret. Please understand this is a courtesy rather than a requirement.

Candidates should retain a copy of their application materials. Once submitted, applications, resumes, work samples, etc. become a permanent part of Human Resources Office files and may not be retrieved. We also recommend keeping a copy of the job posting. After the position closes, copies are not available.

Former employees who have been discharged, or who resigned in lieu of discharge, for reasons of misconduct, are not eligible for rehire at Clark Atlanta University.

Open Positions

Clark Atlanta University values diversity and is an AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Clark Atlanta University is a private, coeducational four-year university located in the historic heart of Atlanta.

It is the largest of the nation’s 39-member UNCF institutions and one of only two private historically black colleges and universities designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Research University – High Research Activity.

Our nearly 4,000 students are engaged in some 38 areas of study in our four schools and five Centers of Excellence. National business and consumer publications rank Clark Atlanta University high among the best buys in American higher education.

Clark Atlanta University is accredited to award the Bachelor’s, Master’s, Specialist and Doctoral degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga., 30033-4097; 404-679-4501).

For more information, call 404-880-8000.

Faculty Positions
Executive and Administrative Positions
Professional and Support Positions



During Open Enrollment you are able to:

  • Change plans
  • Enroll in benefits
  • Cancel benefits
  • Add or remove dependents to your benefits
  • Eligible dependents are your legal spouse and dependent child(ren)
  • Any changes that you make during Open Enrollment will go into effect on January 1, 2022

Mid-year benefits changes outside of your annual Open Enrollment period, you may be eligible to make certain benefits changes during the middle of the year. Here are  examples of when you might be able to make mid-year changes:

  • Marriage or Divorce
  • Birth, Death, or Adoption
  • Change in Eligibility Status

Flexible Spending