Opportunity Types

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An international leader in learning and research, the University of Pittsburgh is also a dynamic workplace offering plenty of opportunities for career growth. Our salaries are competitive, our benefits package ranks among the region’s best, and we vigorously promote a healthy work-life balance.

View exciting career opportunities to see how you can join our community on Talent Center, the University’s online employment system, and learn more about the types of employment open to the Pitt community here.

Staff Employment

Staff employment opportunities are available at the Pittsburgh campus, as well as Pitt's Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville campuses. Positions are posted on Talent Center.  Once you create your account, you will be able to submit applications to various opportunities.

Pitt as an Employer

As a staff member of the University of Pittsburgh, you will enjoy the many benefits of working at an internationally recognized institution. View staff employment opportunities on Talent Center.

Current Employees

At the University of Pittsburgh, we value career advancement and professional development. View career opportunities on Talent Center.

*Please note: All staff positions are assigned a six-month provisional period. As a staff member, you must complete your six-month provisional period before seeking, and being considered for, other Pitt positions.

Temporary Employment

All-Temps is a temporary staffing service administered by the Office of Human Resources for exclusive use by the University of Pittsburgh departments and schools. All-Temps provides the opportunity to gain campus experience and references. Many of our temporary workers strive to become regular University of Pittsburgh Staff Employees. We provide the exposure and networking opportunities needed to increase competitiveness in the application process.

Work positions vary in duration and many diverse academic, business, and research environments. Assignments can last from one day to six months. The schedule for most assignments is 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, though schedule flexibility and part-time assignments are available. We can accommodate candidates interested in short-term or long-term work.

Managers at the University can request a temporary employee after reviewing further information.

Application Process

To be considered for our temporary pool, please apply through Talent Center. Recruitment occurs on an as-needed basis. If there is a need for someone with your qualifications, you will be contacted by All-Temps for a general screening.

Please review the detailed list of our most commonly filled types of internal positions and external positions at the University, which fall under five main categories: Administrative, Facilities/Maintenance, Instructor/Research, Public Safety, and Other. Indicate on your résumé/cover letter which jobs interest you. If you do not identify any particular jobs, an All-Temps Recruiter will match your skill set to a current or upcoming opportunity.

Compensation and Benefits

All-Temps offers competitive wages according to the type of work being performed in relation to the University’s wage scale. Temporary employees must keep track of hours worked on an assignment in Pitt Worx. All-Temps are paid on a bi-weekly pay schedule (view the annual listing of bi-weekly paydays for "Part-Time Non-Exempt Staff, Union Staff, and All-Temps").

Temporary employees are not eligible for Pitt health and life insurance, but the University will contribute to the employee's Social Security, Liability Insurance, and Workers Compensation.

Student Employment

Student positions are handled by the Office of Student Employment (OSE), which is part of the Pitt's Department of Human Resources. OSE assists and guides degree-seeking students through the job search and placement process.

Learn more about student employment, how to apply for a job, and student health and wellness resources.

Faculty Employment

Each academic unit at Pitt fosters a climate in which faculty members can succeed in teaching, research, and service.

Job Openings

Listings for faculty positions at the Pittsburgh campus and Pitt's regional campuses—Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville—are posted on Talent Center. Review the specific position details for instructions on how to apply.


Listings for faculty positions at the Pittsburgh campus and Pitt's regional campuses—Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville—are posted on the University's online employment system.

After accepting a position at the University of Pittsburgh, learn more about online instruction, clearances, and more on the Faculty Post-Orientation page.


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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.

Have a Question?

Explore the FAQ for the Office of Human Resources for answers to a variety of common questions.