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 more than 30 statewide
locations, 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.
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.
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
Discover more of the unique qualities that
make Flagstaff an ideal location to call home.