Working at Westfield

Begin a Fulfilling Career at Westfield State University

At Westfield, experience a culture that celebrates diversity, fosters curiosity, and champions leadership. Be part of something bigger, where every voice matters, and every idea is valued. You'll not only work, but also grow, connect, and make a difference. Discover our wide range of benefits and mission-focused environment. Explore opportunities to grow, lead, and make a lasting impact. Take the next step to apply now and join us in shaping the future.

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Explore the Benefits of Working at Westfield State

Begin an enriching journey toward complete well-being and professional fulfillment with Westfield State's comprehensive benefits package. Explore an array of offerings, including robust health and dental plans, secure retirement options, generous paid time off, life insurance, and disability plans, flexible spending accounts, tuition waivers, and dedicated employee assistance programs. Your success and security are our priorities, and we're committed to supporting you every step of the way.

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    Health & Dental

    Multiple health plans.
    Value to premium plans.
    HMO, POS, and PPO.
    Free dental and vision for eligible employees.

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    Retirement & Savings

    State pension or optional 401(a) retirement plans with additional voluntary 403(b) and 457(b) saving plans.

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    Paid Time Off

    Generous paid time off: sick, vacation, personal, comp time, holidays, volunteer, bereavement, and more!

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    Life Insurance

    Basic and optional life insurance plans from $5k up to 8x your annual salary to provide for family members.

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    Disability & Leave Plans

    Long and short-term disability plans, paid and unpaid leaves of absence, sick leave banks, PFML, FMLA, and Workers comp.

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    Flexible Spending

    Flexible spending plans that allow you to use PRE-tax $ to pay for medical & childcare expenses through payroll deductions.

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    Tuition Waivers

    Free education for eligible employees and discounted education for spouse and dependent children.

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    Employee Assistance

    Program to help employees with family concerns, financial issues, legal matters, substance abuse, childcare, service referrals.

Explore Wellness at Westfield State

At Westfield State, we prioritize your professional, physical, financial, and social wellness through comprehensive initiatives. Explore our tailored Wellness Program, offering resources for career growth, fitness, financial stability, and community building. Join us in fostering a culture where every employee matters – because at Westfield State, your well-being is our priority.

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    Dedicated training program for employee professional development. Access to educational offerings in a higher education setting.

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    Robust portfolio of health plans, life, disability, dental and vision plans to choose
    from. Access to on-campus gyms.

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    Dedicated state agencies and financial representatives to help navigate retirement, saving, and financial planning options for a secure future.

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    Opportunities to join campus groups to share your voice, volunteer,
    celebrate culture, values, and diversity.

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    On-campus dining, takeout, catering, and nutritional services.

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    Mental Health

    Health insurance plans with strong behavioral health components along with access to our state-wide Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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    Our campus and facilities are safe, clean, and collaborative. We strive to provide a healthy and sustainable workplace and surroundings.

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    Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center supports religious and spiritual life promoting interfaith understanding on campus.

Ready to get started?

Take the next step towards advancing your career and apply now, or learn more about the Human Resources Department.

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Human Resources, Title IX, and Equal Opportunity
Horace Mann Center, First Floor