Colgate University

Colgate University is a very special place to work. It’s a leading national university on a beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York — a charming and affordable rural community.

The University is deeply invested in employees’ success, and we all work together to ensure that its approximately 2,900 students receive an intensive, deeply personal educational program and campus experience.

More than 900 people work at Colgate in a variety of positions including administrative assistants, professors, and administrators; career planning, information technology and sustainability specialists; communication, student development, financial, and arts professionals; laboratory technicians; nurses, counselors, plumbers, groundskeepers, custodians, and more. The people who work at Colgate come from the surrounding areas as well as from all parts of the United States and many countries around the world — and they are all people who believe in Colgate’s mission.

The University is committed to teaching, scholarship, and service at the highest level. When you work for Colgate, you become part of an institution that has provided a superior education since 1819.

The quality of our staff is as important to preserving the standard of education as the caliber of our faculty and students. To ensure that quality, Colgate seeks to provide an environment where each employee is treated as an important contributor, and can continue to learn and grow. Learn more at