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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.

Featured Jobs

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

Featured Job
Navigate here to Director, Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance

Reporting to the Associate VP, Auxiliary Services, this onsite, position is responsible for managing the University's enterprise risk management efforts, serves as proactive partner to University students, faculty and staff in dynamically managing operational and insurable risk, provides leadership and strategic direction to the Risk Management Office and advises campus constituents on risk-management issues by overseeing the University's insurance program, implementing and overseeing safety and risk management programs and policies, assisting with the development and maintenance of emergency plans, and investigating and facilitating the timely resolution to compliance and risk-related incidents and accidents on campus. The Director is a campus leader who demonstrates initiative and is innovative in fulfilling the position’s roles and responsibilities. 

Director, Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance







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Navigate here to Post-Award Specialist

The Post-Award Specialist is responsible for the financial and accounting functions and post-award administration for externally funded awards administered through the Sponsored Projects Office. Create and monitor award/grant accounts in Workday system, Process and approve supplier invoices, purchase requisitions, payroll supplements, course release and summer salary for faculty, and expense transfers in alignment with university policy, sponsor allowability, and availability of funds. Review and reconcile payroll expense each month on grant activities, Provide information and support to administrative assistants regarding sponsored projects, Assists with the management and editing of forms and electronic documents, Respond to Controller’s Office, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Human Resources, external Sponsors and Vendors regarding processing of sponsored projects

Post-Award Specialist





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Navigate here to HRIS Data Specialist

Under the direction of the HRIS Manager, the HRIS Data Specialist is primarily responsible for data administration by effectively and efficiently, maintaining, auditing, processing and reporting sensitive Human Resources data. This position is responsible for reviewing the integrity of HR data entered by HR staff and by employees through self-service applications. This position is responsible for the timely and accurately completion and reporting of all HR and related surveys. This position partners with key teams and departments of the University community including IT, Institutional Research, Budget Office, Provost Office, University Finance Office, Law School, Athletics, SPO, etc. on a variety of special projects and activities.

HRIS Data Specialist



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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Navigate here to Health & Wellness

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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Navigate here to 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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Navigate here to 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.

Take a virtual tour of our campus.

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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.

Explore the Bay Area

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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