Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of La Verne.
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university’s central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.
The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.
The University of La Verne offers employees competitive compensation, a comprehensive health and welfare plan and a mandatory defined contribution retirement plan – Internal Revenue Code 403(b). All eligible employees must participate in the retirement plan as a condition of employment. Eligible employees are required to make a 5% contribution to the plan. The University of La Verne will make 8% contribution to employees’ retirement accounts. With respect to vesting, for employees hired on or after January 1, 2004, University contributions are fully vested upon completion of 3 years of employment. Regular university employees may also take advantage of the tuition waiver program and take classes toward a degree or for professional enrichment.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against for employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (909) 448-4076.