Careers at Suffolk University

Suffolk University is a private, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common and we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together.

Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.

We compete for the best talent. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment we encourage you to complete the demographic portion of the application in addition to submitting your cover letter and resume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitment efforts.

Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as a condition of employment.

We are also committed to the well-being of our employees. Our terrific benefits package for benefits-eligible positions include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous paid time-off programs and commitment to work-life balance
  • A 9% retirement contribution match when eligibility guidelines have been met
  • Tuition free course benefits in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School for employees with additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Top-notch well-being care available through Harvard Pilgrim Medical/Delta Dental and a Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program that provides employees and their family members with initial assessment, referrals and short-term counseling for personal and work challenges
  • Discounted home and auto insurance

Our open positions are updated frequently. Please review our open positions below. You may also sign up for job notification emails during the application process that will alert you when a position becomes available in your field of interest.

Faculty & Lecturers

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law, Tenure Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Biology: Anatomy and Physiology, Tenure-Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology-Tenure Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Tenure Track Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology-Tenure Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling-Tenure Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position OR Professional-in-Residence Non-Tenure Track position in Public History Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position, Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM) Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Professor of Law, Tenure Track Boston, Massachusetts
Instructor and Laboratory Coordinator, General Chemistry-NonTenure Track Position Boston, Massachusetts
Lecturer, Information Systems & Operations Management Boston, Massachusetts


Assistant Director, Conferences & Events Boston, Massachusetts
Benefits and Compensation Specialist Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Fellow, Innovation and Technology Law Lab Boston, Massachusetts
Director of Graduate Admission Boston, Massachusetts
Director of the Center for Community Engagement Boston, Massachusetts
Director of the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion Boston, Massachusetts
Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Specialist II Boston, Massachusetts
Manager of Accounting and Payroll Boston, Massachusetts
Multimedia Content Producer Boston, Massachusetts
Nurse Practitioner Per Diem Boston, Massachusetts
Performing Arts Advisor/Band Leader for Contemporary Music Ensemble Group, Rhythm Boston, Massachusetts
Performing Arts Advisor/Choreographer for Pasión Latina Boston, Massachusetts
Performing Arts Advisor/Director of student a capella group Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Budget Analyst, Budget Office Boston, Massachusetts

Support Staff

Administrative Assistant Boston, Massachusetts
Classroom Technology and Media Specialist I Boston, Massachusetts
Interlibrary Loan/Serials/Electronic Resources Library Assistant Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Administrative Associate for the Dean of Students' Office Boston, Massachusetts
Staff Assistant Boston, Massachusetts

University Partnerships - INTO Career Opportunities

Director of Student Experience
Enrollment Manager
Executive Director
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Marketing and Recruitment Manager
Staff Accountant

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