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Faculty Handbook: Background Checks

Policy Statement

Marywood University reserves the right to require background checks on all applicants for employment. Local, state, and national checks may be done, depending on the level of the position desired.

Additionally, Pennsylvania State Police checks are required for all applicants for security positions and day care employees. Further, applicants for day care employment, including work-study students, must have background checks done by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for child abuse clearance.


Contact the Human Resources Office for additional information.

Approved by the President of the University 2004

Mary T. Gardier Paterson, Esquire | Secretary of the University |