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Human Resources helps Tufts fulfill its mission as a student-centered research university with policies and programs that attract, retain, and develop a skilled workforce.

Our Services

Workforce Strategies

We work directly with department managers as they recruit, hire, and train their workforce; help establish positive leadership and management practices; and connect departments and employees with other HR services as needed.


We ensure Tufts employees and their families have a full host of health, wellness, counseling, and financial benefits and services.


We establish and maintain the university’s pay plan to ensure Tufts attracts and retains talented faculty and staff.

Learning & Development

We offer training programs that help employees succeed in their current jobs and have opportunities for professional growth.

Diversity & Inclusion

Tufts is committed to creating a community of faculty, staff, and students that represents a range of backgrounds and perspectives and providing each community member with equal access and opportunity.

A Great Place to Work

Tufts is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. Our highly regarded liberal arts, sciences, and engineering programs draw faculty, staff, and students from around the world.

Please visit the Tufts careers site for a full list of the employment opportunities that support a diverse academic environment.

How We Work with Tufts Support Services

Human Resources and Tufts Support Services (TSS) work together closely to address the needs of Tufts staff, faculty, and students.TSS is a campus organization staffed by Tufts employees who are the first point of contact for many human resources and benefits needs. When you need to sign up for benefits, change your benefits, on-board a new employee, or have a question about payroll, please contact TSS.