At Wilkes University, faculty and staff foster a community dedicated to student success and professional fulfillment.
Human Resources supports our most important asset — our people. We strive to make Wilkes a great place to work by recruiting, retaining and developing outstanding employees.
Why Work at Wilkes?
Wilkes University offers the opportunities of a large university in the mentoring culture of a small college. It’s a place where you can achieve your professional and personal best. We believe in employee empowerment, development, accountability and work/life balance.
Diversity is one of our core values at Wilkes and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds. Through a commitment to embracing our differences, we create a more vibrant, inclusive learning community.
Located on the Susquehanna River in the heart of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, our 35-acre campus is a community within a community. You’ll find a variety of ways to build your skills and enjoy resources at Wilkes and in the surrounding area.
Catch up with colleagues in the dining hall or stroll downtown to grab lunch. Enjoy access to a variety of guest speakers. Browse the Sordoni Art Gallery, cheer on our Division III Colonels and get tickets to student productions at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.
When you want to venture off campus, you can take advantage of northeastern Pennsylvania’s opportunities for outdoor adventure. Hiking, camping, and skiing are all nearby. If you want to go further, cultural centers like New York City and Philadelphia are about two hours away.