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Working at Saint Joseph’s

Steeped in a tradition of academic rigor and social justice, Saint Joseph’s has challenged students to lead engaged lives for more than 160 years. We believe in honoring our past while focusing on the future. Today we prepare students to lead successful lives of meaning and impact in a complex, fast-changing world.


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Benefits and Wellness

Our competitive benefits package is designed to care for the whole person. Whether we’re supporting your physical health, emotional well-being or helping you plan for the next phase of your life, you’ll find a variety of options to choose from.


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and Inclusion

As a Jesuit university, we educate and care for the whole person, across differences that span gender, beliefs, ethnicity, sexual identity and more. We work to instill a deep sense of belonging and respect in everyone.

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Just Employment 
at Saint Joseph's



Saint Joseph’s University enacted its Just Employment Policy (JEP) informed by Catholic Social Teaching, the Ignatian value of cura personalis, and our commitment to promote a just and dignified workplace for all workers. The purpose of the JEP is to ensure the University's treatment of workers is consistent with this moral obligation. The JEP stipulates that the University and its contractors will provide workers with a wage sufficient to fulfill their diverse social, cultural, economic, and spiritual needs, and foster a workplace that allows them to find fulfillment as human beings. The Just Employment Oversight Committee reviews policies and practices related to the JEP, follows up on concerns related to JEP issues raised by SJU community members, including contract workers, staff, faculty, and students, and informs the university community about the university's implementation of the policy.

Just Employment Oversight Committee (2023–2024):

  • Elizabeth Lee, Sociology and Criminal Justice (Co-Chair)
  • Allyson Mullin, Human Resources (Co-Chair)
  • Daniel De Lude ‘25, Leadership, Ethics and Organizational Sustainability major
  • James Duffy, Human Resources
  • Andreas Goesele, Philosophy
  • Beth Ford McNamee, Campus Ministry
  • James O’Sullivan, Theology and Religious Studies 
  • Ken Weidner, Management

Should any member of the Saint Joseph’s community have a concern or question, or would like to discuss something with a member of our committee, please get in touch with the Committee at 610-660-1122 or via email by clicking Contact the Committee.

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City and

Saint Joseph’s offers the best parts of Philadelphia and Lower Merion. Situated on 125 acres, our unique location combines the vibrant energy of the city with the relaxing green spaces of the suburbs.

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If you are a current University student looking for information regarding student employment opportunities and federal work-study, visit Handshake to see a list of posted positions. If you have any questions regarding HandShake, contact the Career Center. Student employment is managed through the Office of Human Resources. After you are selected for a position, your supervisor will hire you officially in our system (Workday) and you will complete onboarding electronically. 

You will also be required to complete the I-9 Form in person at the HR office. You can find the list of acceptable documents on the USCIS website. No photo or digital copies will be accepted, so please make arrangements to pick up your identification document(s) or have them mailed to you before you begin working if they are not already with you.

Visit the HR Office Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm in St. Mary’s Hall to complete your I-9 Form. Walk-ins outside these hours will not be permitted to ensure physical distancing.