Careers at OSU


Explore career opportunities and employee resources at Oregon State University. 

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Oregon State University is the home of exceptional research, discovery, innovation and engagement.

Located in Corvallis, Oregon, the Best College Town in the Pacific Northwest (World Atlas, 2023).

We are currently accepting applications for a variety of positions. Instructions for applying are included in each job posting. If disability accommodation is not required, click the link below to view job postings. For those requiring disability accommodations, see accommodation information below.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

For Those Requiring Disability Accommodation: At Oregon State University, no qualified person shall, solely by reason of disability, be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by the University. If requested, OSU will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application to receive an accommodation. Please request any reasonable accommodations for disability as early as possible in the application and search process. Requests may be directed to the hiring unit, or to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at
(541) 737-3556. See Request an Accommodation Procedures for the OSU policy.

OSU also offers some Internal Employment Opportunities. Internal employment opportunities can be reviewed at OSU Jobs.


Technical Assistance

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  Benefits in brief

Learn about employee benefit options for medical, dental, life, disability, retirement and savings. Discover those unexpected benefits such as tuition reduction, employee assistance programs and more.

Benefits Information

  Dual Career Couples

There are various resources for dual-career couples at OSU, from the ability to apply for internal postings, to accessing the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium free job board to explore employment at other institutions of higher education within the greater Oregon and southern Washington region. For more information, contact Christina Schaaf or call 541-737-4960.

Dual Career Couple Resources

   Background Checks

A safe environment is essential to Oregon State University’s success in delivering its mission. The completion of a background check by individuals with responsibilities in critical or security-sensitive areas contributes to that safety.

Background Checks


  Work-Life OSU

Oregon State University understands that you have many facets to your life, including personal, professional and academic demands. This website offers information and resources to assist you in balancing the daily demands and opportunities of your life, whether you are a student, faculty or staff member.

OSU Work Life

   New Employee Onboarding 

The orientation process for new university employees is multi-faceted. Learn about OSU Orientation Essentials, check out the Campus Onboarding Guide, and register for an upcoming Orientation session.

Orientation Essentials


 Institutional Diversity

The Office of Institutional Diversity's mission is to plan, lead and implement, in collaboration with university partners, institutional strategy and initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in all facets of Oregon State University. 

Office of Institutional Diversity


OSU strives to provide all members of the community with learning opportunities and opportunities to connect with one another. 


   LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform featuring over 16,000 professional, technical, and creative self-paced courses - available at no cost to all active OSU faculty, staff, and students!

Start Learning!


      University Human Resources Programs

OSU Critical Training Program

Crucial Conversations for Mastering Dialogue

FourSight Mindset Reveal

Search Advocate Program

Social Justice Education Initiative Program

Core Curriculum for Managers & Supervisors

Managerial Competency Framework

FYI Friday Program

   Learning and Organizational Development 

Check out additional learning and development opportunities and resources. 

More Programs

  Work Life Events and Workshops

Check out upcoming events and workshops presented by OSU Work Life. 

Learn More and Register!


Explore the OSU campus and greater OSU community. 

   Relocation and Housing Resources

OSU offers an employee homeownership program and other housing resources. Explore ways to move to or visit the OSU community!

Relocation and Housing

  Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center advocates for and provides quality programming and services to all OSU families with dependent care needs to support the academic, professional and personal growth and success of the whole person.

Family Resource Center

  Diversity and Cultural Resources

OSU strives to build an inclusive and just community. Explore OSU's Cultural Resource Centers, sponsored diversity and cultural resources, programs and training and other community resources. 

Diversity and Cultural Resources