Why Work at Rutgers?

Joining the Rutgers team is more than a job, it’s an opportunity. The university’s total compensation model is designed to help our employees with their personal and professional growth and well-being.

Rutgers Named a Top Employer by Forbes

Providing jobs to more than 22,000 faculty and staff, Rutgers ranks in the top 100 on Forbes list of the 500 best large employers in America. 

Rutgers is among only a handful of universities on the list and is ranked third among all New Jersey organizations.

Providing a respectful workplace and a commitment to veterans and valuing diversity and inclusion are just some of the many reasons why Rutgers is a great place to work. 

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Health Benefits and Wellbeing Resources

Your well-being is our priority. We offer an array of benefits to
keep you and your family healthy:

  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision care plans
  • Flexible spending accounts to set aside money before taxes to pay for certain medical and dental expenses
  • Life insurance
  • Access to recreation facilities
  • Mental health support services
  • Rutgers My Wellness mobile app (physical, mental, and wellness support resources)
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Professional Development Opportunities

Rutgers University provides employees with a suite of programs and services to enable purposeful professional growth:

  • Self-directed and formal learning and development opportunities
  • Supervisor and leadership development programs and
  • offerings
  • Performance management and development processes
  • Executive coaching programs
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