Why work at UVU?

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a Place for Employees. Full-time, part-time, faculty or staff, every member of our campus community is welcome for who they are. Our culture supports our mission of student success. To help accomplish this purpose, UVU seeks to hire and retain high quality professionals who demonstrate exceptional care, accountability, and results.

UVU Jobs

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer committed to an inclusive hiring process and welcoming of diverse candidates.
UVU Jobs

New 2 UVU

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New 2 UVU is designed to introduce new employees to Utah Valley University and assist new employees with the transition to working in the university environment.
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Current Employees

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Designed especially for current employees, this section provides resources and information about all things related to work life at Utah Valley University.
Current Employees
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Utah Valley University’s commitment to employee health and wellbeing continues to be a top priority, offering quality service and benefits at an affordable cost.

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Utah Valley University maintains a compensation program consistent with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal, state, and university regulations.

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Grow Your Skills

  • Tuition Remission
    UVU offers employees a financial benefit to aide in their higher education goals.

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  • Professional Development
    UVU offers a variety of training and professional learning through programs, workshops and online resources.

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We love helping students. UVU has provided a framework of values to help employees accomplish this purpose. We believe that we can fulfill this mission best in an environment that allows all individuals to thrive personally and professionally. To this end, UVU operates in accordance with three core values: exceptional care, exceptional accountability, and exceptional results.

Hear from Real Employees 

  • "I can honestly say that...when I come to work, I am coming because of the people that I get to work with."

    -Alexis Palmer

  • "I've been able to...achieve things that would not have been possible other places"

    -Janet Colvin

  • "I love that UVU...does a lot to show faculty and staff that they're appreciated."

    -Nikki Scott

Engagement & Effectiveness

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Equity & Title IX

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Report & Support

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Utah Valley University's Workforce by the Numbers:

Do you ever wonder about the significance of UVU's workforce? To answer that question, consider:

  • Utah Valley University is Orem's largest employer, the third largest employer in Utah County, and the 14th largest employer in the State of Utah.
  • UVU's workforce of 5,622 EMPLOYEES includes 2,342 full-time and 3,280 part-time individuals.
  • In November 2023, UVU employed 811 full-time faculty, 863 part-time faculty, 1,494 full-time staff, 796 part-time staff, 37 administrators, and 1,621 students.
  • More than 85% of UVU's $288 million appropriated budget is allocated toward wages and benefits for employees.
  • Indirectly, UVU supports an additional 6,724 jobs in its service region.

Sources: UVU Human Resources data, Fall 2023; Major Employers -Utah Department of Workforce Services; Utah Valley University 2013-14 Economic Impact

UVU is a Place for Employees. We provide quality education and quality employment. Our dedication to people — whether they be student, faculty, or staff — shows in our actions and our values.

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