Working At UCR


Why Work At UCR?

US News ranked UCR as the number 35 public university in the U.S. – it is the premier research university in Inland Southern California and one of its largest employers. UCR is part of the world renowned and prestigious University of California (UC) system. UC provides exceptional benefits in addition to the special intellectual and cultural advantages of being a member of the UC Community.

UCR recognizes the importance of enabling employees to explore engaging career opportunities through education, development, leadership programs and promotional opportunities; enjoy a variety of campus events; live a healthy lifestyle with wellness resources and an on-site Recreation Center; strive for work-life balance through policy, programs and an on-site Child Development Center; and provide ample opportunity to network, engage and connect with fellow employees. Faculty and staff can keep up to date on the UCR news and happenings via the online news outlet, Inside UCR as well as the interesting cultural opportunities that exist in Riverside County.

College to Career Program

Are you graduating soon and wondering what to do next – look no further than UCR! The Talent Acquisition and Diversity Outreach team has launched their College to Careers program. This program helps incoming and recent graduates learn about, and prepare for career opportunities available at UCR. Graduate students are encouraged to apply for open jobs on campus and begin their UCR careers. For more program information, please visit the College to Career Program webpage.

Featured Department

University Advancement

With a team of more than 125, University Advancement is an exciting, fast moving, and growing organization. We seek the best and brightest talents to join our team and become members of the Highlander community. We recruit people who possess a diverse set of skills and experience to match the diverse career opportunities available in University Advancement. We invite you to consider joining our talented, collaborative and innovative team.

Current career opportunities for University Advancement are listed on their department website:

Benefits of Working at UCR


Benefits of Working at UCR

UC Riverside offers many employee benefits, ranging from health and life insurance to pensions and retirement savings. A central human resources organization supports UC Riverside employees, offering subject matter experts and online resources for each.


UCR strives to accommodate applicants with disabilities. In the event that your disability prevents you from completing the online application process, please contact us so that we can provide options to assist you in completing the application process.
Please contact or (951) 827-4207 for assistance.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please review the Know Your Rights Poster in English | Spanish, the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision poster, and the Non-discrimination Provision. Campus Security and Crime Report.

The "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act," commonly referred to as the "Clery Act," requires UCR (as an institution of higher education receiving federal financial aid) to report specified crime statistics on college campuses and to provide other safety and crime information to all current and prospective students and employees. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Chief Compliance Office website. If you would like a paper copy of the Report, you may contact the Clery Coordinator via email at or by phone at (951) 827-6223.

UCR is a smoke/tobacco/vape-free campus. For more information about the policy or cessation resources, please visit the UCR Smoke/Tobacco Free webpage.