WORK AT VILLANOVA

Villanova University's Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community in which we prepare students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.

As a Villanova employee, you will be part of this dynamic community focused on igniting change and making a difference. You will experience a supportive environment where each individual and their contributions are valued. And you will contribute to a mission-driven organization, working with accomplished and service-minded colleagues.

JOIN US

Villanova employees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and find a broad range of career paths at the University. They are leading academics and researchers; they are financial managers, student advisers and engineers; they work in hospitality services, information technology, marketing and more. An integral component of Villanova's mission and how the University lives out its values, is our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Community is at the core of the Villanova experience and we continually work to expand our welcome.

BENEFITS

Villanova’s most precious asset is our people.

The University invests in recruiting, retaining and recognizing the administrators, faculty and staff members who are part of creating our vibrant campus community and are key to advancing the University’s mission and commitment to igniting change. As a Villanova employee, you will receive a holistic benefit package and competitive compensation, generous paid time off and extensive professional development opportunities. You will also be able to take advantage of the perks of working on a university campus, with a wide range of cultural, educational, service and wellness opportunities as well as events for the entire family.

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CAMPUS LOCATION

Villanova University offers a beautiful 260-acre suburban campus, surrounded by a number of charming small towns bustling with living, shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. Villanova is also conveniently located 12 miles/19 kilometers west of Philadelphia with three campus rail stops providing quick access to and from the city.       

Philadelphia, the sixth-largest city in the US and the second-largest on the East Coast, is home to a wide spectrum of neighborhoods and attractions, including world-class museums and historic sites, performing arts venues, award-winning restaurants, and professional sports teams. Philadelphia is conveniently close to New York and Washington, D.C., and the Philadelphia International Airport is 20 minutes from Villanova’s campus.

Map showing the placement of Villanova in reference to Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; and Washington D.C.

HEAR FROM VILLANOVANS

“I’ve been with Villanova since 2004. My two daughters were able to benefit from Villanova—one with an internship here and the other with the tuition benefits that come with having a parent work at Villanova. Working here has always given me confidence in what I do and the job security is reassuring.” -Michael B., Mechanic

"Villanova is a community where you are welcomed, supported and given opportunities to develop as a teacher, a researcher and as a human being. New faculty benefit from several programs including summer research grants and a fourth-year junior sabbatical. Teaching small classes has allowed me to engage and build relationships with my students that might not be possible at a larger university." -Ed F., Associate Dean & Associate Professor

"I work for an amazing team that offers professional development funding to travel to national conferences. I have also had incredible supervisors who advocated for me through advancement and professional development opportunities. Everyone at Villanova is full of joy and led by a shared mission. " -Ashley L., Associate Director

  

"Villanova offers many ongoing efforts to improve the well-being of our community. I’ve been fortunate to take advantage of many of them including tuition remission—working on my MBA—and professional development. Working here allows me to pursue my academic career while utilizing my skills to further my personal and professional goals. Villanova has also helped me to develop a good work/life balance through flexibility and wellness programs." -Joyce H., Coordinator

“While there are numerous financial and professional benefits to working at my alma mater, something I always come back to is the Augustinian notion to 'become what you are not yet.' Whether it be through the advancement of my education, the opportunities to share my talents through teaching and service, or just the simple, everyday interactions I have with extraordinary colleagues and students, my life horizons are continuously expanded.” -Steve S., Director

CONTACT US

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Have questions? Call us via 610-519-7900 or email Human Resources.

The Office of Human Resources is located at the Villanova Center at:

789 E. Lancaster Ave., Suite 260
Villanova, PA 19085