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External candidates

Join the University of Nevada, Reno. We are a high-quality, high-impact research university focused on student success, world-improving research, and engagement with our communities and businesses.

Internal candidates

All UNR and Nevada System of Higher Education employees, as well as anyone with access to NSHE's Workday system, must apply as an internal candidate in Workday. Log on to Workday and search Find Jobs.

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Learn what to expect as a new employee of the University of Nevada, Reno. From onboarding to promotion, the Employee Resource Center provides a comprehensive online orientation experience for you and your family.

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Find work-life balance with part-time employment.

In support of diverse lifestyles and life stages, we offer a variety of part-time and temporary employment opportunities.

Part-time faculty

To see our part-time faculty job opportunities, select either Apply Externally or Apply Internally above and filter by the Job Categories labeled Academic Faculty or Administrative Faculty. In the Full/Part-time Category, select the checkbox for Part-Time.

We offer Letter of Appointment (LOA) opportunities as well. LOAs are part-time, temporary Academic and Administrative Faculty appointments. For more information about LOAs, please contact the department for specific requirements.

Part-time classified

To see our part-time classified job opportunities, select either Apply Externally or Apply Internally above and filter by the Job Categories labeled Classified. In the Full/Part-time Category, select the checkbox for Part Time.

Part-time temporary hourly

Temporary hourly positions are primarily staff positions that offer 30 hours per week or less. To see our temporary hourly job postings, select either Apply Externally or Apply Internally above and filter by the Job Category labeled Hourly.

Part-time student workers

To see our student job postings, select either Apply Externally or Apply Internally above and filter by the Job Category labeled Hourly. Student employment opportunities are for students that meet the specified criteria. For more information, please see our Student Employment page:

Student Employment

Part-time grad assistantships

Graduate Assistants perform a variety of duties from teaching undergraduate classes to grading papers, to conducting research in laboratories. These positions are offered through various academic departments and are paid by grants or state funds. Students interested in these positions must contact the department for specific requirements. For more information, please see our Graduate Assistants page:

Graduate Assistants

Our commitment to equal employment opportunity

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Non-discrimination statement

NSHE and the University of Nevada, Reno, are committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color, or religion (protected classes).

The University of Nevada, Reno does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment.

Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to (or to both):

Maria Doucettperry, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 North Virginia Street
Continuing Education Building
Room 206
M/S 158

Telephone: (775) 784-1547
Email: eotix@unr.edu

The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

Telephone: (800) 421-3481
Fax: (202) 453-6012
TDD: (800) 887-8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov

Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found on the Equal Opportunity and Title IX website.