Work with us

For more than 100 years, Northern Arizona University has been dedicated to student success. Our faculty and staff strive to make a difference in the lives of the thousands of students who their earn degrees here, join the workforce, and contribute to their communities in Arizona and beyond.

The work we’ve done together has led to nationally-ranked programs and the emergence of the university as a leader in many areas, including engineering, forestry, sustainability, business, and Native American initiatives.

With more than 3,500 employees, the university now serves more than 26,000 students at the Flagstaff campus, at multiple locations throughout Arizona, and online—offering nearly 150 combined undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In fact, NAU is growing more rapidly than many other state universities of its size, and is currently experiencing its eighth consecutive year of record-breaking enrollment.

You can be a part of this growth and success—read below to learn why Northern Arizona University is a great place to work.

Comprehensive benefits

In addition to working for an educational institution with a national reputation, Northern Arizona University faculty and staff enjoy an excellent comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • substantial tuition reduction benefits for employees and their eligible dependents at all three Arizona state universities
  • training and development opportunities
  • paid time off, including 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • flexible spending accounts for health expenses
  • great retirement options
  • medical, dental, and vision options

Learn more about the benefits we offer faculty and staff.

Features of Flagstaff

Located just 150 miles north of Phoenix, 80 miles south of the Grand Canyon, and less than an hour from Sedona, Flagstaff is a college town with a population of 67,468 that has gained national recognition for its quality of life.

Surrounded by pine forests and mountains, Flagstaff offers natural beauty, small-town charm, a vibrant intellectual community, and a diverse culture. Many of the community’s arts and entertainment events are held on campus. With 15 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports programs, the university’s athletic event schedule is always active.

Flagstaff has four distinct seasons, an annual average of 288 days of sunshine, and a climate that encourages year-round outdoor activities.

Discover more of the unique qualities that make Flagstaff an ideal location to call home.