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Careers at SCU
Santa Clara University is shaping the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and all-around great people. We’ve love for you to join us. Find out what career opportunities are available.

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Check out our featured jobs we're eager to fill, to see if you might be the perfect fit.


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Landscape Technician

The Operations division is a team that is tasked with providing an exceptional campus environment to the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of SCU. We are successful as a team when we put the needs of our customers first, constantly improve and innovate the way we conduct business, and construct a positive work environment that allows our team to work together and thrive

We focus on our customers by emphasizing availability and providing professional, dependable service. We innovate and improve our business through performance analysis, leveraging technology, and employee training. Finally, we construct a positive work environment by emphasizing the importance of teamwork and communication. We expect all members of our team, new and veteran alike, to advance the ultimate goal of providing an exceptional campus environment by succeeding in these three critical areas. 

This position is tasked with the design, oversight, maintenance, and modifications to the campus landscape, hardscape, equipment, and irrigation systems throughout the 110-acre campus. 

Landscape Technician

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General Counsel

Reporting to the President of the University, the General Counsel is solely responsible for the provision of in-house legal services for Santa Clara University and has primary responsibility for the provision of legal advice to the University and its Board of Trustees, serves as an advisor to the President as a member of Cabinet, and manages the university's legal, contracting, policy, risk mitigation and avoidance, and compliance functions. Responsible areas include, but are not limited to: contracting, risk management, compliance and implementation of federal and state laws, intellectual property oversight, employment law, statutory and rule interpretation, and administrative responsibilities as assigned.

General Counsel

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University Controller

The University Controller is primarily responsible for management and direction of all operational functions involved with the processing, accounting and reporting of financial transactions of the University. As a member of the senior management team within the University Finance Office, this position manages personnel in these areas to ensure the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of financial data.  The scope of the responsibility includes general accounting, tax compliance, accounts payable, purchasing, cashiering services, treasury services, financial reporting, student accounting and financial systems control. Additionally, this position provides expertise to executive-level staff on external regulations, internal financial operations and matters pertaining to the financial operations of the University.

University Controller

Explore Our Benefits

Santa Clara offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, with programs and resources designed to promote and sustain personal health care, well-being, and the financial objectives of employees and their families.


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Health & Wellbeing

The physical, emotional and mental health of our employees is extremely important to us. We offer a variety of dynamic programs, including meditation and nutritional seminars, to help you take care of your body, mind and soul.

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Financial Planning Benefits

From 401k's to one-on-one consultations with financial advisors, we’ll help you become better informed and more confident in building your retirement plan.

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Education Benefits

We provide opportunities for professional and educational development for eligible employees and their dependents, including tuition remission and reimbursement.

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About SCU

Located in the heart of Silicon ValleySanta Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition.

We are committed to leaving the world a better place. We pursue new technology, encourage creativity, engage with our communities, and share an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Our People

We are a close-knit, friendly, mission-driven campus that celebrates all cultures, lifestyles, perspectives and experiences. Diversity is critical to our mission.

Santa Clara recognizes the immense value that it brings to the workplace and the benefit to all when it is celebrated and prioritized. Visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Human Resources for more information.

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The Bay Area boasts the quintessential California experience: picturesque beaches and hiking trails, sophisticated, unique dining and historic landmarks–hello, Golden Gate Bridge–perfect for any postcard.

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