Employment Opportunities

Come love where you work

All are welcome at Pitt-Bradford. As a faculty or staff member, you will be a part of our close-knit campus community, which works together to help make Pitt-Bradford an exceptional place to learn, teach, work and grow.

The University of Pittsburgh was ranked 212 in the top 500 list for America’s Best Employers in 2022. Competitive benefits include health and wellness plans, employee assistance program, dental insurance, vision, FLEX spending accounts, life insurance and a dollar-for-dollar retirement match for up to 8% of your salary as soon as you’re hired. And then there’s the tuition benefit for faculty/staff and dependents, 11 paid holidays, winter break and more.

Pitt-Bradford, one of five University of Pittsburgh campuses, sits on 491 acres near the Allegheny National Forest and Allegany State Park, which will give you many opportunities to experience the outdoors by hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, canoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, riding horses, wildlife watching, etc. Our campus is also home to many arts and cultural events.

Pitt-Bradford is located in Bradford, a town of about 10,000 people in northwestern Pennsylvania, which is home to or near many attractions and activities, including the Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibition Center, which is a part of our campus; the Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir, a large outdoor recreation complex; and The Lodge at Glendorn, a luxury nature resort. Bradford also is less than a day’s drive from metropolitan areas, including Pittsburgh, Buffalo, N.Y., and Niagara Falls.   

Take a “walk” around our campus. 

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Staff Positions:

Executive Director of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement
The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (Pitt-Bradford) invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the Executive Director of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement. 

This important position serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet, reports directly to the President, and positions the President to maximize his potential as a fundraiser for the University. Serving as the University’s chief advancement officer, the successful candidate will lead the Office of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement (PAE) and is responsible for developing, implementing, and achieving comprehensive annual and multi-year fundraising goals, including objectives for annual giving, major gifts, planned gifts, and capital campaign fundraising. This position also works regularly with volunteer leaders, including members of three volunteer leadership boards: the Advisory Board, the Pitt-Bradford Alumni Association Board, and the Bradford Educational Foundation Board.

Other key responsibilities include overseeing a comprehensive constituent engagement strategy that involves alumni, parents, community members, and other friends in meaningful ways; collaborating with the Office of Communications and Marketing to maximize fundraising effectiveness through communications and public/community relations; supervising and developing Office of PAE staff to help them reach their fullest potential; successfully soliciting foundation and corporate support; effectively managing advancement services to ensure a robust data architecture and database; and recommending and managing the budget for the Office of PAE.  

Application Instructions

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: or by mail to Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563. To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and at least three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted until later in the search process. Diverse and traditionally underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Positions:

The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities.

Pitt-Bradford has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets 

To learn more, visit our Office of Human Resources.