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
  • 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.


Assistant Visiting Professor- Legal Practice Skills Boston, Massachusetts
Full-time Tenure-Track position, Legal Practice Skills Program Boston, Massachusetts
Lecturer in English for Fall 2022 Boston, Massachusetts
Lecturers in Psychology for Fall 2022 Boston, Massachusetts

Part Time

English Instructor, Upward Bound Program Boston, Massachusetts
Head Men's Golf Coach Boston, Massachusetts
Head Women's Tennis Coach Boston, Massachusetts
Seasonal History Instructor, Veteran's Upward Bound Program Boston, Massachusetts
Seasonal Math Instructor, Veteran's Upward Bound Program Boston, Massachusetts
Seasonal Reading and Writing Instructor, Veteran's Upward Bound Program Boston, Massachusetts

Staff Exempt

Assistant Controller Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Director Annual Giving-Student Philanthropy Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Director Graduate Student Financial Services Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Director of Admission Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Director of Orientation, New Student & Family Programs Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Director for Transfer Admission Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Director of Athletics Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Director of Student Leadership & Involvement Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Director, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving – Law Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Registrar Boston, Massachusetts
Business Information Analyst for Workday Boston, Massachusetts
Change Management and Training Lead Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Fellow Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Fellow, Family Law Clinic – Part-Time Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Fellow, Housing Discrimination Testing Program Boston, Massachusetts
Dean of Admission Suffolk Law School Boston, Massachusetts
Director of External Communications and Media Relations Boston, Massachusetts
Director of Operations Boston, Massachusetts
Emergency Manager, Police and Security Department Boston, Massachusetts
Head Men's Hockey Coach Boston, Massachusetts
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Staff Non-exempt

Administrative Assistant Boston, Massachusetts
Administrative Coordinator Boston, Massachusetts
Administrative Coordinator, College of Arts and Sciences Boston, Massachusetts
Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources (Hybrid position) Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical and Externship Programs Staff Assistant Boston, Massachusetts
Dispatcher Boston, Massachusetts
Patrol Officer Boston, Massachusetts
Practitioner in Residence, Externship Programs – Part-Time Boston, Massachusetts
Purchasing Analyst Boston, Massachusetts
Security Officer Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Administrative Associate Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Mail Clerk Boston, Massachusetts
Student Affairs Administrative Coordinator Boston, Massachusetts

Time Limited

Access and Opportunity Future Faculty Opportunity - Fellowship Boston, Massachusetts
Marketing & Graphic Design Intern (Seasonal) Boston, Massachusetts
Program and Marketing Assistant, iWorks (Seasonal) Boston, Massachusetts

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