Who We Are

University Human Resources (UHR) is committed to advancing Stanford's position and reputation as the best led, best managed university in the world by supporting a culture of innovation and opportunity.

We support the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, research, and patient care through strategic, innovative, and flexible services that:

  • Attract, develop, reward and retain a diverse and talented workforce
  • Foster a productive work environment where people feel valued
  • Support the changing nature of work and the workplace environment
  • Add value and reflect good stewardship of resources
  • Are fair, ethical and legally compliant

Our competitive employment package, with outstanding benefits, career development, and work/life balance resources is in place for approximately 10,000 employees. The Stanford Careers site includes openings for staff positions, with information about Stanford's culture and offerings; on average, over 1,400 new staff are hired each year. Open faculty positions are managed by each of the seven schools; see the open faculty positions page for links.

We work in partnership with human resources professionals in seven schools and 20+ business units to support a talented workforce that propels Stanford confidently into the future.

Review our FY12-FY14 strategic plan, current projects, and our monthly operating reports on the Vice President's Office page.

Recent Workplace Awards

We proudly showcase some of the most recent workplace awards the university has earned.