Working at UC
The University of California
Working for UC means helping to shape the quality of life for people throughout California and around the world. No other university does as much for so many. For almost 150 years, the University of California has educated the brightest minds and helped California become a beacon of innovation. Our campuses routinely are ranked among the best in the world. But our reach extends beyond campus borders. Our people connect the dots, exchange ideas, make advancements and unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe every day. They engage local governments and underserved schools, save lives and improve health, protect the environment and push the boundaries of space. And it adds up to an immense direct impact on the economy. UC supports 430,000 jobs and contributes over $46 billion to the California economy each year.
Benefits of being a University employee
People are what make UC great. Every faculty and staff member, no matter what their individual job, plays an important role in the University. UC works hard to be a good employer and to make UC a place where people enjoy what they do and are rewarded for their contributions with good benefits, a stimulating and supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We offer a full range of health and retirement benefits, including a pension plan. UC's benefits are recognized as being among the best available, representing as much as 40 percent of your total annual compensation. Benefits are also fully portable within the UC system.
UC is committed to providing a healthy and safe tobacco-free environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. All campuses and medical centers are tobacco free.
We are one of the largest employers in California, with more than 185,000 people in jobs that span the spectrum of occupations. We employ accountants, real estate managers, doctors, firefighters, scientists, professors, computer technicians, teaching assistants, building managers, marketing specialists, employee benefits counselors, lecturers, data analysts, groundskeepers, admissions officers, bus drivers – and virtually everything in between.
If you think you might enjoy working here, and have a passion for public service and making a difference, we'd love to hear from you.