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Colgate University is a very special place to work. It is a nationally recognized, highly selective liberal arts institution set on a beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York. Hamilton is a charming and affordable rural community located in the rolling hills of the Chenango Valley close to the Adirondack Mountains. Colgate is consistently rated one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. Over 900 people work at Colgate in a variety of positions including administrative assistants, professors, administrators, career planners, information technology specialists, deans, laboratory technicians, nurses, plumbers and custodians. The people who hold these positions come from the surrounding areas as well as from all parts of the United States and many countries around the world. Though diverse, they are all people who believe in our mission of providing a demanding, expansive educational experience.

Colgate University is committed to teaching, and service at the highest level. It enrolls approximately 2800 students. When you work for Colgate you become part of an institution which has provided superior education since 1819.

The quality of our staff is as important to preserving the standard of education as the quality of our faculty and students. To ensure that quality, we try to provide an environment where each employee is treated as an important contributor, and can continue to learn and grow.

Select Search Jobs in the left-hand side of the page to see a full listing of our staff, athletics, library and part-time/temporary positions. Or, you can click on the position type if you're interested in a specific job category.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Office of Equity and Diversity
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Dual Career Job Search Assistance

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the very best faculty and staff. Top candidates frequently have a spouse or partner who may also be seeking employment, the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Human Resources Office offer informational assistance and support for couples who face the dual-career challenge. Our goal is to help the spouse or partner of a recruited tenure-stream faculty or staff member identify suitable career opportunities both at the university and in the upstate New York area.

Colgate Athletics

"Colgate boasts 25 Division I teams and a tradition of excellence that inspires our student-athletes to high achievement on and off the playing fields. The Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics strives to provide opportunities for all members of the University community to engage in fitness, recreational, and competitive activities. Colgate Athletic events provide the opportunity for students, staff, faculty and local community members to come together, socialize and support the Colgate Raiders."