Employment at the University of New Haven

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Power On Your Career

Located atop a hill overlooking historic downtown New Haven and Long Island Sound, our 82-acre main campus is home to a vibrant population of scholars and professionals who enjoy a wonderful and inclusive work environment. University of New Haven employees experience an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration, and can participate in a variety of exciting programs and activities that enrich the lives of students, faculty, staff, and the community as a whole.

University of New Haven students embrace change, and they are future-ready and action-oriented. We are a strong community of tenacious spirits and focused minds with genuine intentions, and our students feel a strong sense of belonging as Chargers. Together, we’re set on a clear path to impact the future of our society.

Our valued employees are part of a community where uncommon resolve yields extraordinary results. They embody our mission to Power On and exemplify our shared tenacity to make a difference. Are you ready to Power On your career?

Employee Core Competencies

Core competencies and values

As part of the Strategic Plan, a University-wide committee identified seven employee Core Competencies that support the University’s mission and its values; measure the successful and effective performance of all employees of the University of New Haven; and guide the evaluation and performance management process and goal-setting activities.

Our employee Core Competencies are integral to building a great workplace that attracts, cultivates, and retains talent, enabling us to achieve the critical “people first” goals and objectives outlines in our Strategic Plan.

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Interested in working for an engaging and inclusive employer? We want to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a wide variety of positions for faculty and staff.

What We Offer

Employee Benefits

    • Health insurance coverage with multiple options
    • Dental insurance coverage with options
    • Vision insurance coverage
    • Fitness center (dues paid through employee payroll deductions)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) (Healthcare and Dependent Care Accounts)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Long-term disability
    • University-paid life insurance
    • University-paid accidental death & dismemberment insurance
    • Voluntary supplemental life and AD&D options (employee, spouse, dependent child)
    • Wellness 360 program, providing tips, resources, and programming designed to offer guidance and support in a variety of health and wellness areas
    • Wellness discount programs
    • 403b with generous match
    • Tuition assistance for employee & eligible dependents
    • Collaboration with Notre Dame West Haven High School; 1/2 tuition scholarship to accepted students at UNH or faculty/staff dependents accepted at NDWH
    • Tuition exchange opportunities
    • Generous paid vacation based on years of service
    • Paid sick time
    • Progressive paid holiday schedule (holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Day)
    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave
    • Paid bereavement leave
    • Employee assistance program
    • Internal career opportunities
    • Diverse, friendly, and respectful work environment
    • Telecommuting options for various exempt positions/departments
    • 35-hour work week
    • Flexible work schedules including summer hours
    • Service award program
    • Free parking available
    • Variety of on-campus dining options
    • Division II athletics program
    • Secure travel assistance program

"What We Offer" is based on current University offerings and may vary between groups. Also, the University may modify or eliminate programs, in conjunction with any applicable bargaining unit agreement, as it deems necessary or appropriate.

About the University of New Haven

In the last decade, the University has completed more than $300 million in major capital projects while launching more than 80 new degree and certificate programs and specialized areas of study. The University also has campuses in Tuscany, Italy, and Orange, Conn.

We invite prospective employees to learn more about the University of New Haven by viewing our Power On campaign video and checking out the undergraduate viewbook on this page, or by clicking here to view our About the University webpage.

Undergraduate Viewbook Cover

This undergraduate viewbook showcases some of what the University has to offer our prospective students and their families. It's a great representation of the type of organization that you could be working for; our values and the core competencies that are most important to us; and the environment we strive to create on campus.
Launch an interactive Viewbook experience here.

Need Verification of Employment?

Please email verification of employment requests to payroll@newhaven.edu. Be sure to include an authorization to release employment records form signed by the employee within the last 30 days. We do not verify employment over the phone.