At Princeton University, every member of the community plays an important role in fulfilling our mission of teaching and research. That mission provides every employee with the opportunity to make an impact bigger than oneself.
Impact the World Around You
At Princeton, you have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students, faculty, researchers, other staff, the local community, and even the world. You also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals, build strong relationships, be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value only the Princeton employment experience can offer.
"To be a part of a student's life story is the most meaningful part of my job."
Minmin Fan,graduate/undergraduate coordinator, Civil and Environmental Engineering
"It's incredibly satisfying when you see a student come here because of the scholarship money you were able to raise."
Steve Staples,executive director, Principal Gifts, University Advancement
“My sense of pride from working at Princeton University comes from my daily interaction with talented, enthusiastic, hard-working, and collaborative colleagues across the board. You want to do your best when people around you are giving their all — it truly is inspiring and motivating!”
Debbie Howe, executive assistant, Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
"When I was hired, there was a lot of opportunity in front of me and many resources available to help me succeed. I'm proud of my growth."
Eric Wachtman, chief engineer, Utility Plant
"The students' success is my success. I just love seeing them achieve what they wanted...it's something that gives me a lot of joy."
Christina Lipsky, senior manager, Finance & Administration, Economics
Get to Know Us
Ensuring the success of our world-class University takes the efforts of many. As an employer, Princeton University offers many different types of jobs. Whether you’re a security officer or software developer, accountant or academic manager, you will help further the University’s mission in a variety of impactful ways. Learn more about the pride our staff feel in the work that they do.
Diversity and inclusion are central to Princeton University’s educational mission and its desire to serve society. The University aims to provide:
All members of the community with a vibrant and inclusive experience
A sense of belonging through a shared commitment to leveraging both commonalities and differences through collaboration and innovation
Opportunities for employees to exercise their fullest potential and make the most positive impact
Princeton University Benefits: Helping You Thrive
Working at Princeton, you’ll be part of a diverse community with a broad range of experiences, perspectives, and needs. You’ll also encounter an expansive array of benefits designed to grow with you as you advance in your life and your career.
In addition to comprehensive core benefits for your physical, mental, and financial wellness, resources also include an Employee Assistance Program and Employee Wellness Center, coverage for childcare expenses, tuition assistance and grants, free financial planning services, programs to help pay for your commute, and much more. Our benefits are designed to help you care for yourself and your family, so you can thrive at work and at home.
Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton University’s 500-acre historic campus, revered for its architectural and natural beauty, is located in central New Jersey between Philadelphia and New York City in a cosmopolitan town of approximately 30,000 residents. Situated alongside the tree-lined downtown, which is brimming with specialty shops, restaurants, award winning ice cream, parks, and historic landmarks, Princeton is a vibrant and welcoming place to visit or live.
The University is accessible by many means of transportation, including Amtrak and NJ Transit, and has its own NJ Transit train station (“The Dinky”) on campus.