Employment

Staff Gathering

Swarthmore College is a highly selective, liberal arts college situated on a beautiful suburban Philadelphia campus. The College offers excellent health benefits, a retirement plan, generous vacation, tuition benefits for you and your family, an on — site fitness center and many other benefits. The Office of Human Resources works with both the internal and external community to fill open staff positions.

Employment Opportunities at Swarthmore is a posting of staff positions available at Swarthmore College. Each listing provides a brief description of job responsibilities, minimum requirements that reflect equivalent combinations of education and experience, department, fulltime equivalency (FTE), position type (regular, term, or temporary) andsalary grade. These postings reflect general duties and minimum qualifications only; they are not comprehensive descriptions and all include other duties as assigned. Successful candidates may have skills and/or experience in excess of the minimum.

Correspondence, unsolicited resumes, or forms that do not indicate application for a specific staff position vacancy will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained, or considered applications. If you wish to apply for more than one position, application materials must be provided for each position. Some positions require clerical or other skills demonstration that must be conducted on site if you are invited to interview. To be considered qualified, individuals must demonstrate the expected knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position, or demonstrate how they can accomplish the essential functions using some other combination of skills and abilities, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Swarthmore College has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds including those who have intercultural experience and those with demonstrable commitments to an inclusive society and world. Swarthmore does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status, in employment or other programs. 

The Swarthmore College Department of Public Safety is responsible for the overall security of Swarthmore's campus and is the first contact and first responder for all campus emergencies.  Its charge is to protect persons and property, preserve the peace, deter crime, apprehend criminal offenders, recover lost and stolen property, perform services as required, enforce appropriate College regulations, and maintain a sense of community security and confidence in the department.  To access a copy of the College's Annual Security Report - describing safety programs and policies, as well as crime statistics - please click here.

Thank you for your interest in Swarthmore College.