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Drake Human Resources is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service to prospective, current, and retired employees and our amazing student workers. We offer a wide range of services and support, including talent acquisition and talent management; classification and compensation; benefits and perks; employee and labor relations; staff recognition; and training and development.

Considering a career at Drake?  Join our diverse and talented community united for good – the good of our students and each other.  Enjoy our robust benefits package that includes not only affordable health, dental and vision insurance and other benefits, but also extended leave during Winter Break, tuition waivers and exchanges, and competitive time off.  

Explore current opportunities for employment at Drake University!

Future Employees

Interested in becoming a Bulldog?! You’ve come to the right place! Drake is a wonderful place to work—with a lovely campus, amazing people, great benefits, and so much more. 

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If you have any questions about applying for jobs, working at Drake, Drake benefits, reach out to us at We are happy to answer your questions!

Current Employees & New Hires

Current and newly hired employees can access Drake HR’s intranet site by logging into myDrake. The HR tile is shown on the horizontal tiles between Campus Directory and Internal Sites. Can’t find what you need? Email us at, we’ll help you out!

Retired Employees

Retirees can access information about retiree benefits, life insurance, retirement plans at Retiree Benefits. If you have questions, feel free to contact us at

Student Employment

All student employment jobs are listed through Handshake. Whether you are a current or future Drake student, if you have on-campus employment questions, please email We are happy to help you navigate on-campus jobs! 

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Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Drake University! Drake Human Resources seeks to provide prompt, caring, and consistent services that support Drake’s efforts to recruit and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce.

Where to find us:

Drake University Human Resources
Old Main, 319
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311

How to reach us:

Job Seekers/Applicant Inquiries: 
Student Employment: 
Everything else: 
Phone: 515-271-3133
Fax: 515-271-4546

Regular operating hours:

Drake Human Resources is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Our office is closed on university observed holidays and closures.

Drake is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Drake University, we highly value a diverse, inclusive workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We stand firmly against discrimination including on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Drake University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, bright, committed, and energetic mix of talented faculty, staff, and student workers.

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