This is your opportunity

Discover a place to call home

Once you’ve taken a stroll across our beautiful campus and experienced our respectful, inclusive community, you won’t be able to get this special place out of your head. And trust us: that’s not a bad thing. Plus, no matter your field or area of interest, Murray State offers endless opportunities for faculty, staff and students to succeed on local, regional and national platforms. Welcome home.

As employees of a nationally recognized, student-centered university, the faculty and staff at Murray State University have a shared mission to ensure student success. Each of us recognizes the vital role we play in making Murray State the "finest place we know," and we remain committed every day to this vision. We take great pride in ensuring the future success of our Racers.

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Dr. Robert O. Davies
University President
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Healthy employeesare happy employees

We promote a progressive and productive workplace environment in all that we do. We offer many programs and policies to support a positive work-life balance for our employees, including health fairs, Racer Wellness, excellent insurance options and paid time off.

Creatinga campus culture

The Murray State campus is rich with culture, long-standing traditions and a desire to remain and continue building an inclusive, welcoming community.

Exploreyour new home

Living in Murray has a lot of perks. Our friendly, small-town atmosphere makes it easy to feel at home here, and we’re only 20 miles away from the Land Between the Lakes Recreation area. With locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants — not to mention all the cultural centers on campus and acclaimed community theater and art guild — there's something for everyone in Murray. Learn more by visiting the Murray Kentucky Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the Chamber of Commerce.

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We can't wait to welcome you
to Murray State.

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