Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Members

As a staff member at CMU, you are engaging in a vibrant and dynamic academic community. The talents, experience and skills you bring to your position aid us in achieving our mission as a university.

Staff Roles

Staff members fill a variety of roles at the university. Each role is identified by a position description that outlines the responsibilities and expectations of that role.

Full-Time and Part-Time

  • Staff members scheduled to work at least 37.5 hours a week are eligible for full-time staff benefits.
  • Staff members scheduled to work at least 17.5 hours a week or 46.7% of a full-time schedule are eligible for part-time staff benefits.
  • All staff members who are employed by the university, regardless of hours worked, may contribute to a retirement savings plan by payroll deduction.
    • Part-time staff members, including TES staff members, are eligible for university contributions once they reach 1,000 hours in an employment year.

Benefits Information

Benefits Offerings for Staff Members in International Locations