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Why We VU

Vanderbilt is a world-renowned university because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its more than 6,000 employees. Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill, drive and innovation to campus day after day.

We maintain a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety in mind. We believe our investment in training and developing employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.

We are proud to share with you that Vanderbilt is one of “America’s Best Large Employers” and the top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2019 (Forbes) for the second year in a row. We are also the #3 employer in the South and the #7 employer in the education sector.






Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.