Welcome to Southern Miss

Whether you are a teacher, researcher, artist or coach – whatever it is that you may be – Southern Miss is an exciting and dynamic place to work and be.

As a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and through Online at Southern Miss. 

Both Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast are vibrant communities that provide countless cultural and recreational opportunities for their citizens. And, if you work for Southern Miss, you will be more than just another employee, you will be an integral member of the Southern Miss community.

Plus, as a Southern Miss employee, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits, including health insurance, state retirement and educational benefits for you and your family. Employees can also purchase athletic and arts tickets at discounted rates, gain access to fitness centers at a low rate, and have many opportunities for professional growth through on-campus programs, as well as participate in university-wide advocacy groups such as Faculty Senate and Staff Council.

As of October 1, 2018
Faculty Count     Gulf Coast Research Lab10Staff Count Gulf Coast Research Lab 135
 Gulf Park Campus64 Gulf Park Campus145
 Hattiesburg Campus481 Hattiesburg Campus1345
 Stennis Campus5 Stennis Campus25
 Total560 Total1650
 Grand Total 2210