Employment

Pacific University is seeking talented, qualified individuals interested in joining a prestigious private liberal arts institution. Our graduate programs in education, optometry and the health sciences are nationally accredited and recognized. 

Join us, and expand your knowledge of your own identity, respective discipline and larger community, transforming your understanding of yourself and your place in the world. The Pacific University community is one of belonging, respect and recognition of individual worth, whose members share a joint commitment to goals and one another.

If you are just beginning your employment at Pacific or would like more information on the campus and surrounding community, visit our New Employee guide for basic University information and Forest Grove resources.

Employment Opportunities

Take a look at current employment opportunities at Pacific University

How long will it take?

Our hiring process follows a number of steps to fill a position.

  1. Submit the required application materials as requested in the online position announcement. We prefer receiving application materials via email unless noted otherwise in the position announcement.
  2. You will receive confirmation that we have received and submitted materials to the appropriate department
  3. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the search committee for the position which you are applying for
  4. Once the position is filled, Human Resources will notify you

Please be aware that some positions may take longer than others to fill.

Note: A completed Employment Application will be required at the time of interview. Feel free to review a pdf of the Employment Application.

If you have questions about employment at Pacific, please contact Human Resources at 503-352-2237 or humanres@pacificu.edu.