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Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary. Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and to provide employees with opportunities for growth, development, continuing education and advancement. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity. Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future. Enjoy recreational, entertainment and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.
Hear more about working at Temple from Provost JoAnne Epps and CFO and Treasurer Ken Kaiser.
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Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Temple University is committed to building a diverse educational community founded on the appreciation of others, open-mindedness and respect.
Our policies, practices, and programs exemplify our commitment to civility, nondiscrimination and pluralism, encouraging dialogue that builds meaningful and collaborative relationships throughout the university. Our shared responsibility is to enhance the quality of life for everyone at Temple. We provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for our employees to grow, learn and work, thus realizing the transformational power of being part of the Temple community.
Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service and educational programs. The university does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status. Human Resources supports this commitment to diversity and inclusion through its hiring practices; learning and development programming; and collaborations with our Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership.
Our employment practices support the commitment to diversity and inclusion by focusing on equity, valuing diversity and upholding the dignity of Temple University employees.
Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally. Earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit. Find out more about advanced degrees at Temple. Develop your management and leadership skills in one of HR Learning and Development’s flagship academies while collaborating and networking with peers and leadership from across the university, or take advantage of many other developmental opportunities.
Health and Wellness
Temple University offers all eligible faculty and staff comprehensive health and prescription packages. Coverage includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and a number of additional benefit options. Temple also offers Total Wellness, a voluntary program through which you can earn discounts on your monthly medical plan contributions by leading a healthy lifestyle. All employees are eligible to take advantage of our Employee Assistance Program which provides resources on a range of topics, such as mental health and addiction, legal matters, and family care. Learn more about the university's health insurance plans.
Employment Retirement Savings Plans
All eligible Temple University employees have access to employee retirement savings plans. These plans asist you with planning for retirement. The plans are designed for you to contribute a portion of your salary, and the university will match your contribution up to a specified percentage.
Entertainment and Cultural Activities
Temple’s on-campus cultural and entertainment options are endless. After work, attend a concert at Temple’s Performing Arts Center in the former Baptist Temple, see a play at the Tomlinson Theater or a basketball game at the Liacouras Center. Whatever your interests, you will find an event on campus or just a short ride down North Broad Street into downtown Philadelphia. Find out more information about arts and entertainment at Temple and in Philadelphia.
Annual Campus Safety Report
Temple University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available to current and prospective Temple University students and employees in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The report contains crime and fire statistics related to Temple University campuses for the past three years and important policies and procedures involving safety on campus. Obtain the most recent copy of the report.
For questions regarding campus safety, contact Temple University Campus Safety Services.
For questions regarding careers at Temple, call 215-204-7174.