At UC San Diego, we prefer the road less traveled. And it has led us to remarkable new ways of seeing and making a difference in the world. Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of innovation and care — that's the heart of what drives people to work at UC San Diego. No matter your role here, your work helps to advance this mission. If you’re ready to reimagine your future, we invite you to explore our career site.
UC San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution recognized as one of the top fifteen research universities worldwide, and a top ten public university. With a renowned health care system, 11 divisions and schools, as well as numerous other academic and administrative areas, UC San Diego offers an abundance of rewarding career opportunities.
Our curiosity never wavers. Nor does our desire to shape new fields and transform lives, which is why we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Differences are central to broadening our perspectives, creating thoughtful leaders, and sparking new ideas. And our mission, vision, and values help unite us, ensuring that we continue to strive for greatness.
Here’s why people love working at
UC San Diego
From the beginning of my career as an entry-level employee, UC San Diego has offered rich experiences and diverse opportunities. 15 years later, my work improves operational efficiencies, provides valuable programs to the university, and even helps students bring their innovations to life.Eliud, Chief Business Process and Innovation Officer, Resource Management and Planning
While we were navigating the pandemic, UC San Diego provided free testing and resources, with fast response times so we could continue to do our work in the safest way possible. Their proactive safety measures made me feel supported, so I could focus on my job helping students.Robin, Central Operations Supervisor
We are consistently empowered to learn, grow, and challenge ourselves. From leveraging the free classes provided by the university to getting a degree at the school of management, the opportunities are endless.Yvonne, Building Services Superintendent
What are you waiting for?
We are here to launch you on your journey to success. You’ll have the tools you need, from a competitive total rewards package to a stunning work environment to a culture that truly welcomes you, as you are. Look deeper. Discover the benefits of working for a world-leading university and health care system.
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