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Work at Syracuse University

We are a university with a culture of high expectations for everyone—and a work ethic to match.

Why Syracuse?

The Syracuse University community is one of undeniable spirit and extraordinary academics. If you’re ready to welcome, challenge, appreciate and engage our students and University community, all while growing professionally and bleeding Orange, we’d love to hear from you.

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Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits

As a progressive, family-friendly employer, we provide staff with a program that is flexible and responsive to the life changes individuals may experience during their employment. The majority of Syracuse University benefits are eligible to qualified employees immediately upon hire.

  • Retirement Benefits
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits
  • Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Sick Leave Benefits
  • Carebridge Assistance Program
  • On-campus Gym, Pool and Ice Skating Rink
  • Short and Long Term Disability Benefits and Insurance

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Work/Life Balance

We provide our employees with an environment that fosters work/life balance, growth, and community involvement, and encourage them to engage in a wide variety of educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities in a workplace that is diverse and professional.

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Financial Wellness and Retirement Benefits

Whether you’re just beginning your career or planning for retirement, Syracuse University provides assistance with meeting the financial demands of many of life’s most significant events.

  • TIAA Retirement Plans
  • 10% Employer Contribution
  • One-on-one Financial Counseling
  • Financial Wellness Events
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Professional Development and Tuition Assistance

Working at Syracuse University gives you the opportunity to contribute to our mission, but it also gives you the opportunity to grow personally, develop your professional skills and knowledge, and advance on a career path that you design.

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Dual Career Assistance

As part of Syracuse University’s commitment to facilitate the adjustment of new faculty and professional staff, the University provides career services for spouses or partners.

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As a member of our faculty, you perform the fundamental work of Syracuse University: teaching and research.

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Our staff supports the academic mission of Syracuse University from all corners of campus and around the globe.

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If you’re interested in becoming a member of our student staff, view more information and open positions in Handshake, and apply today!