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Human Resources

With campuses in the cities of Chester, Exton, and Harrisburg in Pennsylvania, 2010 Great Colleges To Work For and a campus in Wilmington, Delaware, Widener University is a regional employer of choice. Widener seeks employees for faculty, professional, service, technical, managerial, and administrative positions.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized Widener University as a "great college to work for" in 2010 and 2009 because of its professional and career development programs.

Widener was one of only three colleges and universities in the tri-state region (covering Delaware, New Jersey, and Southeastern Pennsylvania), and one of only 77 four-year institutions in the country to garner such a recognition.

Employee Benefits

As a Widener employee, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Health care plans
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement Program
  • Tuition Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation, sick leave and paid holidays 
  • Wellness Center

Other voluntary benefits include:

  • Health and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Employer-Assisted Home Buyer Program

We welcome all individuals with an interest and experience in Widener’s vision and mission to apply.

Difference makers

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Program Highlight

1821 Experience

The 1821 Experience
In this pre-orientation program, you will explore how multiculturalism adds to the college experience and connect with other students on campus.

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Summit Widener

Summit Widener
This multi-day backpacking trip, led by members of the Outdoor Adventure Club, offers incoming Widener students a chance to build self-confidence and a social network of like-minded students on campus while having fun in the Appalachian Mountains.

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ELEVATE

ELEVATE
This student life leadership program, Enhancing Leadership Experience Via Activities, Training, and Engagement, aka ELEVATE, allows you to build or hone your leadership skills with learning tracks for emerging student leaders.

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Oskin Leaders

Oskin Leaders
The Oskin Leaders program inspires and equips Widener undergraduates to courageously leverage their passion and leadership skills to create significant, positive change.

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PSC/Bonner Leaders

PSC/Bonner Leaders Program
This program connects Widener students with a service movement of college students around the country. Students in the Presidential Service Corps/Bonner Leaders Program complete 300 hours of community service and a variety of leadership activities.