As of August 2021, all Salus University students, staff, and faculty are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccination. All students, staff and faculty are required to obtain an FDA-approved (or foreign equivalent for non-US residents) COVID-19 booster vaccination by February 13th, 2022 (or such later date that an individual first becomes eligible for a booster vaccination – i.e., six months after having received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine). Religious and medical exemptions accepted with proper documentation. For more information, please click here.
Equality and Non-Discrimination
Salus University is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, identity and expression, disability or veteran status. Moreover, we are committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all levels within the University. For more information, interested individuals may obtain a copy of the Affirmative Action Plan from the Office of Human Resources.
Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation. View the Background Check Policy for full details. The University complies with all federal, state and local ordinances pertaining to criminal background checks. As an employer with an entity in the City of Philadelphia, the University complies with the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Record Screening Ordinance. For more information please see the University’s policy on Background Checks and Employment Verifications (PDF) as well as here.
Reasonable Accommodation of Individuals with Disabilities
It is the policy of Salus University to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodations to interview or for any part of the application or hiring process, due to a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources Department at 215.780.1267 to be directed accordingly. For additional information please view the University’s Policy on Disability Accommodations.
Applicants rights under Federal Employment Laws:
The Philadelphia Business Journal’s list of the largest employers in the Philadelphia region ranks over 150 companies by their local employment – many of these companies, Salus University included, are hiring and growing.
The Chronicle’s 2018 “Great Colleges to Work For” program recognizes small groups of colleges for best practices and policies based on a survey of faculty and staff. The Chronicle’s survey is the largest and most comprehensive workplace study in higher education. For the 2018 survey, 253 institutions across the United States participated. Salus University was specifically recognized for confidence in the Compensation & Benefits category.
In 2022, Salus University was selected as one of the 2022 Great Colleges to Work For® by ModernThink, with special designation as an Honor Roll institution, by excelling in all ten categories:
- Shared Governance
- Confidence in Senior Leadership
- Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness
- Professional Development
- Faculty Experience
- Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
- Faculty & Staff Well-Being
- Mission & Pride
- Compensation & Benefits
- Job Satisfaction & Support
This is the second year Salus has been recognized as Honor Roll and the first time in all categories.