With more than 1,400 employees, we are the leading employer in the City of Cortland and in Cortland County, and we’re also one of the most desirable places to work.

Job seekers will find competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and an invigorating work environment with full access to Cortland’s exceptional recreation and fitness facilities, library and other resources.

We offer full- and part-time employment in academic, administrative and staff positions, plus a wide range of employment opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students, including graduate assistantships.

Also offering employment opportunities on campus are two affiliated organizations, Cortland Auxiliary and the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Cortland Auxiliary is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides the SUNY Cortland community with food services and the Campus Store, to name a few. 

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, nonprofit educational corporation that administers externally funded contracts and grants that support research and discovery for and on behalf of SUNY Cortland. The Research Foundation offers professional, research, day care, tutoring and clerical employment opportunities.

Live in Cortland

We want all of our new employees to feel welcomed and comfortable within our community. Check out our Live in Cortland site to learn more about the area and to find housing.

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Human Resources Office

As a SUNY Cortland employee, you can expect the Human Resources Office to provide you with a comprehensive range of services such as benefits explanations, orientation programs, guidance on navigating policies and procedures, and training and development to support professional growth.

We also promote the fair and respectful treatment of our employees, recognizing the contributions and preserving the dignity of each individual.

A Great Place to Work

A Great Place to Work

SUNY Cortland has won national recognition as an outstanding employer, earning a place on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2009 list of America’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The rankings were based on a survey of more than 41,000 faculty members, staff members and administrators at colleges and universities across the U.S.

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Student Employment

Hire a Student

On-campus offices seeking student employees should contact Student Employment Services for additional information.