Jobs - Build your Career at Lehigh

At Lehigh, staff, faculty, and researchers work together to prepare future generations of leaders in every field. The university’s collaborative environment is just one reason why we ranked as the top midsize employer in education on the Forbes Best Employers list for 2018. Our employees are supported in their career aspirations, community service interests and personal wellness. And our inspiring campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has been named among the nation’s most beautiful. Explore our current job opportunities and apply today.

Lehigh Staff

In many ways, a university is like a city within a city. Lehigh employs staff in jobs as varied as information technology, fundraising, student affairs, accounting, facilities maintenance and law enforcement. Through enrichment programs and generous tuition benefits, the university encourages lifelong learning and career growth. We’re looking for new team members who demonstrate creativity, inclusive leadership and innovation. Hear from our employees in their own words what it's like to work at an institution where passion meets possibility.

Amanda Caton

Amanda Caton

Manager, Systems Engineering
“Coming to Lehigh was really the best professional decision I’ve ever made. I wish I had done it sooner.”
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David Ramsay

David Ramsay, ‘14G

IT Systems Manager, Lehigh University Police Department
“I couldn’t believe that I would actually have the opportunity to earn my master’s degree. I was really excited that the tuition was free.”
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Gus Vazquez

Gus Vazquez

Bus Driver
“It’s not just a driving job. It’s a community.”
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Lehigh Faculty

Lehigh University faculty deeply engage students in the learning process. They embrace the important role of educator, serving as mentors, encouraging curiosity and finding opportunities to collaborate with students on research. Learn more about Lehigh faculty >

Diversity & Inclusion at Lehigh

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Learn more about Diversity & Inclusion at Lehigh >

By the Numbers

Every Lehigh employee is part of an organization that impacts not only our region, but also the world.

full-time staff


full-time faculty


of faculty hold terminal degrees in their fields


active research awards

Employee Benefits

Lehigh’s benefits offer choice and flexibility to support the diverse needs of our employees and their families. Visit Lehigh Human Resources to learn more about our full array of benefits and programs.

Health Care Benefits

We provide access to medical, vision, prescription drug, behavioral health and dental insurance as well as flexible spending accounts. Learn more about health care benefits >

Retirement Benefits

The Lehigh University Retirement Plan includes a matching incentive to boost your savings. Learn more retirement benefits >

Educational Benefits

Our generous tuition benefits and professional development opportunities will support your career goals. Learn more educational benefits >