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Classified Hiring Plan

Classified Hiring Plan

McNeese State University
Procedures for Hiring Classified Civil Service Positions
Effective January 2012

If you have any questions regarding the hiring procedures below, please call Human Resources at 475-5362 or 475-5977. The Pre-Employment Application Form must be completed by each prospective employee and should be returned to Human Resources:


  • Fax #: 337-475-5104
  • US Mail: Human Resources, Box 91615, Lake Charles, LA 70609
  • In Person: Office location, Smith Hall, Room 107

The Pre-Employment Application or Background Check process will take approximately 2-5 business days.




McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.


All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement and have appropriate test scores as specified. A pre-employment background check will be performed on all prospective employees in accordance with office procedures. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees/appointees are informed if a drug test is required.


The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment. Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Office of the ADA Coordinator: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or adacoordinator@mcneese.edu.


McNeese State University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, veteran status, age, or sex in admission to or employment in its education programs or activities. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations or equal opportunity may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer: Chief Diversity Officer, Box 93248, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609. Telephone: voice (337) 475-5428; hearing impaired TDD/TTY (337) 562-4227.