Careers at Elon

Your career at Elon University is an opportunity to work within one of America’s best and most innovative universities and communities. Every faculty and staff member at Elon plays a critical role in our collective mission to prepare our students to be creative, resilient, ambitious and ethical citizens of our global culture. As an Elon employee, you’ll work alongside dedicated, caring and supportive colleagues who are invested in the success of each other and our campus and local communities. Elon employees are encouraged to seek career advancement and personal growth using the university’s many professional development opportunities, employee resource groups and career training seminars.

In addition to a generous package of advantages that includes excellent health, dental and vision insurance, Elon faculty and staff enjoy tuition remission for themselves and their family members, paid holidays and personal days, and a retirement plan with an 8 percent employer contribution.

Our Values:

We affirm that Elon University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and perspectives of our community members. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Additionally, our values include fostering respect for human differences, a passion for lifelong learning, demonstrated personal integrity, and a strong work ethic and sense of service. The perspectives of our employees contribute significantly to our success, and inclusion is a shared responsibility.


To learn more, please explore our career opportunities for faculty or staff, as well as information about benefits and our location.

    $Tuition Remission & Exchange Program
    8%Employer Retirement Contribution
    15Vacation & Personal Days
    13Paid University Holidays

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