How to Apply for Employment



The University of Pittsburgh does not accept paper resumes for staff job openings.  All internal and external candidates must apply directly through PittSource at is the central intake point for all open staff positions. Only job seekers who create a staff application and submit a resume online will be considered for employment. Please check our posting list regularly and feel free to apply for any jobs for which you feel you are qualified.  The job listings for all open staff positions are available 24 hours a day from any computer with internet access.

You need to create an account to apply for a staff position. Choose a unique username and password to be used to log in and keep your information secure. Once you have logged into the system, you may search for and apply to open positions by following the staff application instructions provided; any questions with an asterisk (*) are required and you cannot complete the staff application without entering information and uploading the required documents.

If you remember your user name and forgot your password, click on the /forgot my password message on the log in screen.You will be asked your secret question and then your password will be reset to your username. You can also call our helpline at 412-624-8150.

You may check the status of your staff application by logging into the system and viewing the listing of positions for which you have applied for by using the “Your Applications” link on the left navigation bar. Once a position is filled, its status will change to “position filled.” You may apply for multiple staff positions that match your qualifications once you have completed your online account through PittSource. When you revisit the site, the original staff application you created will be available for you to use and/or update to apply for other positions.

The Office of Human Resources provides hands-on assistance Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Should you have any questions or require additional information, please call 814-362-0763 or Email