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How to apply for jobs at USC


Read the advertisement 

Carefully read the information provided to gain a broad understanding of the role and determine if you meet the requirements of the role.

Prepare your application

Depending on the role you are applying for, the advertisement will ask you to provide either a Statement of Claims or address Selection Criteria:

Statement of Claims

Prepare a statement of claims that is no more than two A4 pages. An effective statement of claims will highlight your key strengths and achievements, and include relevant examples that clearly demonstrate how your knowledge, skills and experience align with the role requirements.

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria describe the qualifications, skills, knowledge, abilities and personal qualities required to perform the duties of the position successfully. Applicants must individually address all the criteria in their application, including both the essential and desirable selection criteria.

Submit your application

For your application to be considered, you must include all of the following:

  • Complete and attach an Application Cover Sheet (Word 41KB or PDF 776KB)
  • Attach your resume/curriculum vitae
  • Attach your statement of claims or selection criteria response
  • Email to by the closing date.

You are not required to include evidence of qualifications including academic transcripts, certificates and licenses in your application. If you are the successful applicant you will need to provide the original documents upon request.

Contact Human Resources for further information.

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