Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition 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 Partners 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.​

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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.

Find Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Resources

From sourcing candidates to onboarding your new hires, find the Talent Acquisition resources you may need on SharePoint.

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.

Find your department's assigned recruiter or call 412-624-7000, option 3, for more information.

Provide Services

Talent Acquisition provides a variety of services, including: advertising job postings, offering consultation during a search, sourcing talent, and screening candidates to ensure best placement outcomes.

Audit the Hiring Process

Talent Acquisition audits the hiring process to ensure job searches are compliant with university policies and all state and federal laws.


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

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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 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 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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All-Temps is a temporary staffing service administered by the Office of Human Resources for exclusive use by University of Pittsburgh departments and schools. The All-Temps service is dedicated to providing clients with qualified temporary personnel, including clerical, administrative, technical, facilities management, and more, to fill short term staffing needs in a timely manner.​ ​

Hiring an All-Temps Employee

Learn more about hiring an All-Temps employee and discover more resources for managers and departments.

Applying for a Temporary Staff Position at Pitt

Individuals interested in applying for temporary employment at the University of Pittsburgh can do so through Talent Center, the University's online employment system. Learn more about All-Temps and all of the other opportunity types available at Pitt. Discover what makes Pitt a top university.

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Student Employment

Working while you are a student is a great way to enhance your academic experience and skills, boost your resume, gain valuable real-world experience, and build your professional network.

Want to learn what it's like working as a student? Learn more about student employment and how to apply for a position.

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Have a Question?

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