As a premier, public urban research university, we are constantly seeking visionary individuals to take on the jobs at the University of Cincinnati. Our faculty and staff are the driving force behind student success, and it’s through a culture of diversity, innovation and collaboration that UC jobs shape tomorrow. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, apply to work at UC today.


We boast a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio with full-time professors and adjuncts. As the leading research 1 university in the region, faculty members are internationally recognized for innovative teaching and research.


Staff efforts keep the university running smoothly through positions that support teaching efforts, maintain campus services, provide office support, and conduct research.


On and off campus, many meaningful UC jobs allow students the flexibility to meet their academic responsibilities while earning a paycheck.

Application & Hiring Process

Hiring at UC is handled by the individual colleges and departments who evaluate and select their own candidates and new hires. We know how much time and effort goes into your application, which is why no matter what, a person, not a computer, will review and evaluate all of your materials. If you are already employed at UC and want to apply to a job, 

Current UC employees interested in applying to a new job will need to do so internally through SuccessFactors 

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Lindner College of Business faculty Suzanne Masterson, Mike Fry and Jane Sojka are featured in a story in which they offer thoughts on the future of in-person work.
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CEAS Computer Science major Yulia Martinez co-ops at 84.51.

All UC jobs can be applied to online. Our application process starts with an applicant profile - make sure your profile is thorough and current. Once you have a profile you can apply to any job posting, at any time - just log in and start searching.

Once you’ve submitted your application, the hiring process and timeline is set by the hiring department and varies by area and position. You can access your Profile at any time to see the progress of your application by logging into your account.

If you need accommodations to assist with the application process, please contact us at (513) 556-6381. Computers are available in the Human Resources office Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm if you need access to a computer.

You got an interview, hooray! This is our chance to get to know you, learn about your experience, and understand your unique skills. With that said, it’s also your chance to get to know us! Be sure to come prepared with any questions you may have regarding the role. We’re excited to meet you! 

The hiring authority from the college or department of the role will determine the specific interview process. It may be virtual, in person, or both, and there may be more than one interview. Some roles may require testing, either written or practical. If this is required, we will guide you through this process.

After the interview, someone from UC will follow up with you either via email or a phone call to provide feedback or any potential next steps.

Now for the most exciting part! If you are determined to be the best person for the role, you will receive a verbal offer followed by a written offer with role details and information about UC’s benefits package. 

Once you accept your role online, a required background check will be performed and your start date will be decided.

The onboarding process is designed to help set you up for success in your new role. You will be able to attend a virtual new hire onboarding session that will help you get to know UC, learn about your benefits and meet other new hires.

From there, your new department will conduct your training and help you acclimate to your role. UC is a great place to work and offers ongoing development and career opportunities, including tuition remission for employees and immediate family members.


UC is committed to offering competitive benefits plans that maximize our ability to recruit, retain and reward highly qualified faculty and staff. Most of our benefit plans, such as medical, dental and vision, begin on the first day of employment. 

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave. 
  • Tuition remission, available for employees and their eligible dependents, covers applicable instructional fees for classes at UC. 
  • Cost of living pay increases.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including dental, vision, and prescription coverage with a choice between a traditional PPO medical plan and a Health Savings Account/High Deductible Health Plan.
  • Award-winning employee wellness program, Be Well UC, provides educational sessions and events, health coaching, challenges, and more to enhance your health and wellness.
  • An employee assistance program that provides free, confidential support to help manage life’s problems.
  • Retirement savings plans with university contributions. Supplemental 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available. 
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance. 
  • Collateral-free, low-interest loans for employees.
  • Discounts on campus activities and services including Bearcats sporting events, College Conservatory of Music performances, UC Bookstores and more.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

Campus Locations

UC employees are granted lots of flexibility with hybrid work options and multiple beautiful campus locations. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC was named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines.

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Baldwin Hall
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Uptown Campus (Main)

2600 Clifton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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UC Blue Ash Campus

5678 Planville Road
Cincinnati, OH 45200

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UC Clermont Campus

4200 Clermont College Drive
Batavia, Ohio 45103

Affiliated Positions

Hiring for positions at UC Health or the University of Cincinnati Foundation are handled by those entities. Interested applicants can find more information on available positions online. 

If you are interested in housekeeping, food service, bookstore, or transportation roles please visit our partner employers at:

Leadership & Strategic Direction

The University of Cincinnati has pioneered bold change for 200 years. Next Lives Here, which builds on our past, is meant to disrupt academia's conventional ways of thinking and doing, to define our next 200 years. It outlines an inventive framework that includes three platforms supported by nine pathways.

Our Strategic Vision: Next Lives Here

We intend to use this inventive framework to ignite the curiosity of our students, inspire our faculty and staff, and unleash ingenuity to create an inclusive environment that provides freedom to learn, explore, and innovate. 

  • Academic Excellence: To accelerate student success and graduate impact-driven leaders, we must attract, invest in, and celebrate the people who comprise UC. Through the development of our faculty, staff and students, and the transformative curricular, scholarly, and operational excellence they provide, we are pioneering new ways of thinking, creating, and doing.
  • Urban Impact: Urban Impact, through collaborations and partnerships with external counterparts, seeks to improve the human condition and advance sustainability for the institution, city, state, and world.
  • Innovation: We are dedicated to pushing limits and challenging minds by providing the space and opportunity for people from diverse backgrounds to connect, imagine, and discover. The formation of new collaborations and partnerships linking UC’s talent in transformative ways—both internally and externally—provides a platform to advance and enrich experiences, ideas, and outcomes.
University of Cincinnati President Neville Pinto

Neville Pinto

Valerio C. Ferme, Dean, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences

Valerio Ferme

University of Cincinnati Board Chair Phil Collins

Board Chair
Phil Collins

Staff Senate

The University of Cincinnati Staff Senate is an advisory body to the President of the University and the University administration. Staff Senate endeavors to have a duly representative and diverse membership with equitable representation among various colleges, divisions and departments.

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate works cooperatively with the President, the Board of Trustees, and the Provost Office; the many integral units around campus that provide support for faculty, students, and staff; and the students themselves. The Faculty Senate includes over one hundred representatives from the multiple campuses on which faculty teach, conduct research, engage in scholarship, and provide service to the university. 

Campus Culture

At the University of Cincinnati, we pride ourselves on fostering a vibrant and close-knit community where every individual is valued and empowered to thrive. Our campus is renowned for its dynamic atmosphere, where students, faculty and staff come together as a supportive family. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do, creating an environment where innovation flourishes and opportunities abound. 

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Students pose at 1819 Innovation Hub for a marketing campaign.
Behind the scenes of the filming of The College Tour tv show. Carlo Bronzie segment, with friends in and around Morgens Hall.

Faculty & Staff Associations

Valuing the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of our students, faculty and staff is a key to our success, and what makes us a great place to work and grow. 

Community Involvement

As Bearcats, the city of Cincinnati is our main source of energy and inspiration. We’re constantly working to make our community a better place through outreach, partnerships and innovation. Our commitment to a better world is reflected in the Cincinnati Innovation District, where we solve problems that matter through inclusion, innovation and impact.

Professional Development

It’s no surprise we invest in educational excellence for our students, but we also understand the importance of investing in lifelong learning for our faculty and staff as well. To support your growth, the following resources are available to all employees: 

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Human Resources

(513) 556-6381

Please contact Human Resources to request accommodations for the application process.

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of Cincinnati is required by federal law to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). In accordance with these acts, each year UC prepares an Annual Security and Fire Report. This report contains campus crime and fire statistics for the previous three years on all UC campuses, as well as, policies for Title IX, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Public Safety and more. Kevin

Faculty & Staff Headlines


Legacy of federal opioid intervention: communities equipped to...

June 17, 2024

A national effort to reduce opioid-related overdose deaths has laid the groundwork for more widely available opioid use disorder treatment, safer prescribing practices, and community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution that can save lives, according to researchers who led Ohio’s participation in the initiative.

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UC: In the News


Did you have a good day at work?

June 4, 2024

Having a good day at work benefits you more than just mental happiness, says UC researcher Matt Huml, author of a recent study “Working to Live or Living to Work.” And UC health and wellness experts agree, citing campus resources for employees and students to benefit their well-being.


WBUR’s On Point: Are paid commutes the next big trend in...

January 18, 2024

As return to office mandates continue to spread, the debate surrounding employee compensation for their commutes to the office is growing. Laurens Steed, PhD, Carl H. Lindner College of Business assistant professor of management and John and Gloria Goering Professorship in Family & Private Business, weighed in on the complexities of the matter with NPR affiliate WBUR’s On Point podcast.

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