Job Opportunities

Open positions:

Development Associate

The Development Associate is responsible for supporting the Directors of Development in Frederick Honors and GSPIA in the areas of annual giving, alumni engagement, and donor stewardship. This is a 50-50 joint position between Frederick Honors and GSPIA. Primary responsibilities include: implementing a comprehensive stewardship plan for donors, coordinating annual giving fundraising efforts, assisting with alumni and constituent engagement activities and events for Frederick Honors and GSPIA. The selected candidate will work with the hiring supervisors from both schools to determine the appropriate weekly schedule and split responsibilities and duties based on school needs. A hybrid work model is available for this position. 

Administrator, Center for Governance and Markets

The Center for Governance and Markets (CGM) is seeking an Administrator to support the Center’s research, programming, and activities. Reporting to the Center's Assistant Director, the Administrator will be responsible for supporting all day-to-day operations and will be involved in all aspects of the Center’s activities, including but not limited to supporting the successful execution on all research projects, programmatic activities (e.g., conferences, workshops, seminars, speaker series, etc.), contract development and fulfillment, travel coordination and expense reporting, and other related activities such as general office management. 



GSPIA is a dynamic, multidisciplinary school focused on training future practitioners for careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors. GSPIA is home to several research centers that serve as points of outreach and intersection for faculty within our school, at Pitt, and externally. These include the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, the Center for Governance and Markets, the Center for Analytical Approaches to Social Innovation, and more. Additionally, GSPIA faculty are connected broadly with colleagues and schools at the University of Pittsburgh, including the University Center for Social and Urban Research, PittCyber, the University Center for International Studies, and more. In addition, GSPIA also has a presence at the Pitt Washington Center in Washington, D.C.

GSPIA's students, staff, and faculty are committed to making significant contributions to society through public service.  We are committed to helping realize the vision of a more equitable and inclusive society. We embrace the diversity of experience of all members of our community, including those arising from differences of race, gender and gender identity, ethnicity, abilities/disabilities, age, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, socioeconomic status, geographic region, migrant/immigrant/refugee status, and veteran status. Our goal is a diverse, cosmopolitan community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service, and/or community engagement will contribute to advancing this goal.

Applicants are encouraged to address these issues in their application materials.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.