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Utah Valley University values and encourages excellence, integrity, creativity, and critical thinking. We strive to foster an inclusive environment that will promote employee success and attract a diverse array of high performing professionals.

Staff and Faculty Jobs

Welcome to Utah Valley University! As you explore UVU, you’ll gain a powerful sense of the incredible energy and momentum that drives this thriving institution. If you are determined, passionate and enthusiastic, you will thrive at UVU. UVU inspires great people, with great passion, working for a great purpose!

Student Jobs

To qualify as a student employee at UVU, you must be currently enrolled as a student. Student employees are allowed one semester break immediately following two consecutive semesters of attendance. For example, if you attended both Fall and Spring semesters you could take a Summer semester enrollment break and still qualify for a student position. Student employees may work up to 28 hours per week. International students are allowed a maximum of 20 hours.

International Student Employment Program (ISEP):

ISEP is an on-campus work program that provides international students funding to be earned through employment at an hourly rate (similar to Federal Work Study). The application is issued through the International Office and is available for qualified students. Once a student is awarded ISEP, a referral form will be issued along with access to the UVU Work Study job postings to apply for jobs. (Students who do not have ISEP Referral Form are not eligible to apply of interview for ISEP/Financial Aid Work Study jobs.  (Enrolled International students may work a maximum of 20 hours.)

To Apply for Student, Work Study or ISEP jobs please visit

UVU Federal Work Study:

Federal Work Study (FWS) is a work program available for qualified students as part of their financial aid package. Wages are earned through employment at an hourly rate, based on the job duties. Students awarded work study through Financial Aid must have a Referral Form (issued by Financial Aid) before applying and interviewing for works study jobs. Contact the Financial Aid Office for eligibility and referral form questions. (

Reasonable Accommodations

Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for a position or proceed with the job search process should contact the Employee Accommodations Coordinator, Irene Whittier, at 801-863-5300 or

About UVU

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners by developing its students and employees to be people of integrity who are good stewards of place (their community) and professionally competent in their chosen profession. 

About the Area

UVU's service region includes Utah, Wasatch, and Summit counties. Located near the Wasatch Mountains, many students choose UVU for its ideal location. Others come for access to a dynamic economy, employment and career opportunities. Known for its high moral climate, campus is recognized as one of the safest colleges in the country.. Within 20 miles, you can  enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation and more.


Background Checks
Utah Valley University is committed to providing a safe working and learning environment for it's employees, students, and visitors. It also seeks to protect its assets; preserve its reputation; and comply with laws, regulations, and agreements. All background checks are conducted in conformity with the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, the American with Disabilities Act, and state and federal privacy and antidiscrimination laws. Volunteers that work with minors and/or in security-sensitive areas will also undergo a background checks.

A background check can consist of one or more verification processes, including a criminal background check, employment, credit check, and/or motor vehicle check. The background check may also include the search of public records outside the United States of America.