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Working Here

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With more than 23,000 faculty and staff, the University of Rochester is the largest employer in the region.

Living and Working in Rochester


In 2010, USA Today named Rochester one of the the top-ten college towns among mid-sized metropolitan areas. Kiplinger rated Rochester asĀ the fifth best city for families in 2012, citing low cost of living, top public schools, and a low jobless rate.

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Diversity at the University

The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution's missions of teaching, research, patient care, performance, and community service.

Work/Life Balance

The University is dedicated to providing our employees with top-notch family care as part of our extensive benefits package. By offering diverse programs, support, and resources to our employees and their families, we strive to support a healthy work-life balance. Our website offers information about University resources related to family care, health and wellness, discounts and living in Rochester.

One Rochester

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The faculty & staff giving campaign One Rochester encourages support for our University through gifts of any amount to any department, school, or unit