Human Resources

Human Resources

It takes many dedicated and talented individuals to make Penn State a premier institution. University-wide, Penn State employs more than 17,000 full-time faculty & staff, making it one of the largest employers in the state of Pennsylvania.

At the Lehigh Valley campus, students can complete one of our seven degree programs, or can begin one of over 160+ degree programs available throughout the University system. We pride ourselves on providing students will a well-rounded academic experience through global travel opportunities, undergraduate research, a wealth of student activities and athletic programs, and much more. 

Benefits of Working for Penn State

There are so many benefits to working at an institution like Penn State. Some benefits include the following:

  • Quality, affordable, and accessible health care coverage
  • A wealth of professional development opportunities
  • Two premier retirement options for full-time employees
  • Educational benefits
  • An impressive paid time off policy
  • Much more!

As you can see, the University's insurance contributions, coupled with a generous paid time off policy and other impressive benefits, provide you with more than just a salary.

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