Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition, formerly Recruiting and Client Services, is involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees. 

Talent Acquisition serves as a collaborative partner with departmental leadership, hiring managers, and HR Liaisons across the University in order to attract and promote talented employees. Talent Acquisition provides a variety of free services to hiring leadership, from conducting full-cycle recruitments to assisting in one particular stage of the hiring process.​

Resources for Hiring Managers

Looking to hire new staff but not sure where to start? Connect with Talent Acquisition on any of the following services and resources.

Connect Departments with OHR

Serving as the primary liaison between departments and Human Resources, we facilitate the hiring process across the university for staff and temporary positions. We provide hiring leadership with expertise in attracting, engaging, and retaining top talent.

Provide Services

We provide a variety of services, including: advertising job postings, offering consultation during a search, sourching talent, and screening candidates to ensure best placement outcomes.

Audit the Hiring Process

We audit the hiring process to ensure job searches are compliant with university policies and all state and federal laws.

Collaborate

We collaborate with external partners and hiring leadership to prioritize diversity recruiting, ensuring that our workforce is as diverse as it is inclusive.

Thinking about Working at Pitt?

We'd be thrilled to have you! Check out the following resources to better understand why Pitt is a top employer and why Pittsburgh is a great place to work.

Why Pitt?

Pitt is ranked among the top five percent of 1,000 universities in 65 countries, and is home to more than 13,000 staff, faculty, and union workers. Across our five campuses, there are approximately 35,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students. Pitt is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the country and with that come vast, rich traditions, research, and accomplishments. Our accomplishments speak for themselves.

Why Pittsburgh?

Affordable living, rich cultural attractions, world-renowned chefs and cuisine, and technology and medical centers that rival other big cities. Need we say more? Discover all that Pittsburgh has to offer.

Regional Campuses

Besides our main campus located in the Oakland neighborhood of the city, Pitt has four other beautiful regional campuses. Learn more about them.


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunitiy Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.