University of California, Riverside

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Working at UCR


Diverse People Meeting and Smiling

Why Work at UCR?

Diversity and Inclusivity

US News and World Report (2014) ranked UCR as the 12th most diverse public university in the nation and the 4th most diverse in California. This distinction is a product of a University that values inclusivity and whose leadership is dedicated to ensuring that talented students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds have access to the University and that all UCR community members have a growing awareness of the educational benefit of diversity. Visit the Diversity@UCR website.

Benefits of a Premier University

UCR is ranked by US News and World Report (2014) as among the top 50 best public universities in the nation, it is the premier research university in Inland Southern California and one of its largest employers. UCR is part of the world renowned and prestigious University of California (UC) system. UC provides exceptional benefits in addition to the special intellectual and cultural advantages of being a member of the UC Community. The benefits of belonging to the University of California can’t be beat. View the UC Benefits of Belonging Video.

Making a Difference Locally and Globally

For more than 50 years, UC Riverside has enriched and enhanced the economic, social, cultural and environmental landscape of California, the nation and the world. Learn more about UCR’s ground breaking research and innovative solutions by visiting UCR’s Living the Promise website.

A Welcoming Vibrant Community of Professionals

UCR recognizes the importance of enabling employees to explore engaging career opportunities through education, development, leadership programs, and promotional opportunities; enjoy a variety of campus events; live a healthy lifestyle with wellness resources and an on-site Recreation Center; strive for work-life balance through policy, programs and an on-site Child Development Center; and provide ample opportunity to network, engage and connect with fellow employees. The campus is located in a great location in Southern California.

As a Staff or Faculty member, you can keep up to date on the UCR news and happenings via the online news outlet, Inside UCR.

UCR: The New Face of Diversity

The University of California, Riverside believes that diversity among its students, staff, and faculty is integral to its achievement of excellence. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters diversity and inclusion by recognizing and nurturing merit, talent, and achievement in its education, services, and administration.

The diversity among our Staff and Faculty is what makes University of California, Riverside such a great place to work. The University seeks to continue to be one of the country’s most diverse universities. Diversity is integral to the University’s achievement of excellence, as it enhances the ability of the University to accomplish its academic mission. The University is committed to the full realization of its historic promise to recognize and nurture merit, talent, and achievement by supporting diversity and equal opportunity in its education, services, and administration, as well as research and creative activity. The University acknowledges the acute need to remove barriers to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of talented students and staff from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented.

UCR holds monthly sessions for applicants and veterans to assist with the application process - registration required. Please email Kai Buckner at kai.buckner@ucr.edu to register.

UCR strives to accommodate applicants with disabilities. In the event that your disability prevents you from completing the online application process, please contact us so that we can provide options to assist you with completing the application process. Please contact Kai Buckner at kai.buckner@ucr.edu or (951) 827-1951 for assistance.

University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-5588
Fax: (951) 827-2672

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