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Come join our tight-knit community of teachers and learners. All faculty and staff are vital to providing an exceptional education to our undergraduate students.
Selinsgrove and the surrounding area offer a superb quality of life. The area is affordable, surrounded by natural beauty and within a few hours of many major cities. Other employers in the area include Bucknell University and Geisinger Medical Center.
We're committed to providing faculty and staff with high-quality and affordable benefit programs, including health insurance options that include prescription drug coverage and a vision discount program, dental insurance, free counseling and health advocacy services, and a flexible spending account program.
Additional benefits include educational privileges, long-term disability and life insurance plans, and contributions to a TIAA-CREF retirement program.
Download our benefits summary.
Days the university is closed during the 2016-17 academic year:
- Day before Thanksgiving (half day)-Wednesday, Nov. 22
- Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 23
- Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, Nov. 24
- Christmas Eve (observed) - Friday, Dec. 22
- Christmas Day - Monday, Dec. 25
- New Year's Eve (observed) - Friday, Jan. 2
- New Year's Day - Monday, Jan. 1
- Memorial Day (Observed) - Monday, May 28
- Independence Day (Observed) - Tuesday, July 4
All offices will be open on Good Friday, April 30, and Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. All benefits-eligible staff will be issued two Religious or Personal Observance Days which will be added to their leave plans on December 31 of each year starting with January 1, 2017. Employees will have until December 31 of each year to use this time. Religious or Personal Observance Days may not be carried over to the next year; therefore, any unused hours will be deleted at the end of the calendar year. When using Religious or Personal Observance Days, hours used must be recorded on the employee's timesheet under "Other Time Types."
Most offices will be closed Dec.26, 27, 28 and 29 as well.
We recognize and respect the expression of various cultures and faiths practiced among our faculty and staff. Although the university does not close in observance of holidays other than those listed above, reasonable accommodations will be made for faculty and staff who wish to observe other religious holidays in which they and their families honor. An example of a reasonable accommodation would be to use accrued leave.
When scheduling campus events, try to avoid conflicts with major religious holidays whenever possible. The following is a list of major holidays:
- Eid al-Adha (Islam) - September 1-5
- Rosh Hashanah (Jewish) - Sundown, September 20-22
- Muharram (Islam) - Sundown, September 22
- Yom Kippur (Jewish) - Sundown, September 29-30
- Diwali (Hindu) - October 19
- Hanukkah (Jewish) - Sundown, December 12-20
- Kwanzaa (African) - December 26-January 1
- Passover (Jewish) - April 30-April 7
- Good Friday (Christian) - March 30
- Ramadan (Muslim) - May 15 - June 14
Jewish holidays begin at sundown the evening before (ex. Rosh Hashanah begins the evening of Sept. 20).
In administering its affairs, the university shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Compliance inquiries may be directed to Jennifer Bucher, director of human resources, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1164, 570-372-4157; or the director of the Department of Education, Washington, D.C.
Susquehanna University is committed to making every effort to enhance the diversity of our community—students, faculty, and staff. The hiring process is important to achieving our strategic goals to recruit and retain staff from diverse backgrounds. Through the affirmative action process, we work together to ensure a diverse community while remaining diligent in our commitment to selecting the most qualified candidate for open positions.
The Office of Human Resources is committed to maximizing staff and faculty potential, supporting the university's guiding values and strategic plan, and ensuring legal compliance.
Our Core Values
We seek to provide a workplace that supports and rewards individual growth and leadership.
We are committed to being fair and respectful to the individuals we serve.
We facilitate open, two-way communications between supervisors and staff and encourage mutual problem resolution.
We strive to develop and maintain a climate of mutual trust, confidence, and sensitivity to the needs of the employee and the university.
We strive to build and enhance motivation, cooperation, and job satisfaction.
We serve as advocates for equity and diversity, provide excellent customer service, and strengthen and support the university in achieving its mission through the human dimension.