MyTrack: FAQs-Applicants

How do I apply for a position?

To apply for most positions, click the “Apply Now” button on the top right corner of the job posting. If you have never applied in our system, you will be prompted to create an applicant profile in the applicant portal. If you have previously applied, you can return to your applicant profile by clicking “Sign In” on the right hand side of the Current Opportunities webpage and entering the e-mail address and password you used to set up your account. Once your profile is set up, you will use the same e-mail address and password to log in to the applicant portal and apply for positions, manage applications, and view the status of your applications.

Some recruitments may direct applicants to other online application systems or external search firms. In these cases, the “Special Instructions to Applicants” will describe the correct method for applying to these jobs.

Can I submit a paper application or e-mail my application materials?

No. Applications are submitted on-line; the University of Oregon no longer accepts paper or e-mailed applications or resumes. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who have disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. To request accommodation in applying, please contact Equal Opportunity Specialist Martin Stanberry in the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at 541-346-2985.

How can I check the status of my application?

You can log in to the applicant portal by clicking “Sign In” and entering your e-mail address and password. Then, you can check the “Current Status” listed under the job information under your application.

The system won’t accept my email and/or password. What should I do?

You can reset your password by clicking on the “Forgotten your password?” link on the Sign In page of the applicant portal.  If you cannot remember the email address you used to create your profile, please e-mail uocareers@uoregon.edu for assistance.

Please note that the University of Oregon changed application systems on October 18th, 2016, and previous log-in information does not work in the new system.

I clicked “Forgotten your password?” and it didn’t send me an email, what should I do?

Please check your junk e-mail folder to see if the e-mail is there; if not, please wait 15 minutes and look in your e-mail again, as there may be a slight delay. The only way to reset your password is via email, so if you’re continuing to have problems, please contact uocareers@uoregon.edu to request assistance.

I want to change my cover letter or other submitted application materials; how do I do that?

Applications and application materials are not editable after they have been submitted, so you will need to withdraw your application and reapply with updated materials. If applications are still being accepted for the position, you may log in to the applicant portal by clicking “Sign In”, then click the red “Withdraw” button next to the application you’d like to withdraw. Then reapply with updated materials.  Your previous application and materials will not be saved, so you will need to complete all parts of the application again.

Updates to application materials are not normally accepted after an application deadline has passed. If there are significant changes to your experience or educationthat affect your qualifications for the job after the application deadline has past, please email uocareers@uoregon.edu to request assistance. Allowing updated materials to be submitted after the close of the deadline is at the discretion of the posting department.

I started an application, but didn’t submit it. How do I go back to finish my application?

Log in to the applicant portal by clicking “Sign In,” then access your incomplete application and click “complete application”.

Incomplete applications are deleted from the system within 15 days; if your application has been deleted and applications are still being accepted for the position, you will need to complete all parts of the application again in order to apply.

If I started an application but didn’t submit it, can I still submit it after the posting deadline has passed?

As long as the position is still listed on the Current Opportunities webpage, it is still possible to submit an application. However, applications submitted after the deadline may not be considered; this will be at the discretion of the hiring unit.

How do I log back in to my profile?

You may log in to the applicant portal by clicking “Sign In,” and entering your e-mail address and password.

If you can’t remember your password, click on the “Forgotten your password?” link on the Sign In page.  If you can’t remember the email address you used to create your account, please e-mail uocareers@uoregon.edu for assistance.

How do I withdraw an application?

To withdraw an application, you can log in to the applicant portal by clicking “Sign In,” and enter your e-mail address and password. Then, click the red “Withdraw” button next to the application you’d like to withdraw.

How do I receive notification about new job opportunities?

Visit the current employment opportunities list to subscribe to our Job Mail alerts. Job Mail subscriptions are active for 90 days. Job Mails are sent daily based on filters you set up when subscribing.

In the position search box, select your preferred filters. For example, to receive all jobs, check all the boxes under the “Work type” list:

position search image

Once you have selected filters, a link for “Send me jobs like these” will appear in the top left corner. Click on the link to submit your email address:

position search menu