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Stanford employees enjoy the sun and camaraderie as they participate in the annual Cardinal Walk.

Stanford staff make contributions across all schools and units that enable the university’s research and learning activities, a vibrant campus life, and operational effectiveness. Staff work to advance the university’s mission of knowledge, learning, and innovation for a rapidly changing world. Stanford’s culture of inclusion, collaboration, and continuous learning is reflected in its staff community. The university supports staff in lifelong learning and professional growth.

In 2019

  • 13,300* staff members supported teaching, learning, research and core operations at Stanford
  • 8,984 managerial and professional staff
  • 1,798 administrative and technical staff
  • 1,042 service and maintenance staff
  • 1,476 staff at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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