Employment at WGU

Western Governors University—the nation’s only competency-based, accredited, online university—is a great place to work. The university looks for leaders with a strong commitment to our mission of expanding access to higher education. We also actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.

WGU is an innovative leader in distance higher education, receiving numerous accolades from educators and industry leaders. The university currently offers online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in teacher education, business, information technology, and health professions including nursing.

All open positions

Contract Faculty Positions

Mentoring Online Faculty Jobs

2712-417, Student Mentor, Elementary Education/Special Education
2774-417, Student Mentor, Secondary Education Science
2773-417, Student Mentor, Secondary Education Math
2754-417, Student Mentor, MBA
2727-417, Course Mentor, Humanities
2725-417, Course Mentor, Composition
2701-417, Course Mentor, Human Resources
2700-417, Course Mentor, Economics
2699-417, Course Mentor, Quantitative Analysis
2698-417, Course Mentor, Accounting
2546-417, Course Mentor, Teacher Education Research Fundamentals
2528-417, Course Mentor, Biochemistry
2498-417 Student Mentor, Secondary Education, Education Leadership
2470-417, Student Mentor, Business Undergrad
2456-417, Course Mentor, Marketing
2450-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education Social Studies, Health, and VPA
2355-417, Course Mentor, Nursing BSN
2353-417, Course Mentor, IT, Web Development
2345-417, Course Mentor, General Education Biology
2344-417, Course Mentor, Presentation
2333-417, Course Mentor, Cultural Diversity/ELL
2330-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education, Effective Teaching Practices
2301-417, Course Mentor, Social Responsibility
2290-417, Course Mentor, Management
2288-417, Course Mentor, Org / Leadership (Business School)
2286-417, Course Mentor, Information Technologies (Business School)
2253-417, Student Mentor, IT
2245-417, Nursing Student Mentor
2224-417, Course Mentor, Science (Anatomy and Physiology)
2212-417, Course Mentor, IT Foundations
2207-417, Course Mentor, Sociology
2206-417, Course Mentor, Healthcare Management (Business School)
2197-417, Senior Manager of Health Professions College - Mentoring
2192-417, Course Mentor, Teachers College Educational Psychology and Educational Studies
2184-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education Instructional Planning and Strategies
2158-417, Student Mentor, IT
2131-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education Children’s Literature
2108-417, Course Mentor, IT, Health Informatics
2062-417, Course Mentor, Nursing, Healthcare Statistics
2044-417, Course Mentor, IT, Java
2040-417, Course Mentor, IT, Java
2027-417, Course Mentor, Teachers College Early Childhood Education
2026-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education Intro to Instructional Planning and Presentation
1954-417, Course Mentor, Teachers College Elementary Reading and Literacy
1697-417, Course Mentor, General Education Math
1627-417, Course Mentor, Teachers College Classroom Management
1493-417, Course Mentor, Nursing Community Health
1454-417, Course Mentor, IT Security
1453-417, Program Manager, IT
1378-417, Course Mentor, Nursing, Theory and Research
1219-417, Course Mentor, Nursing, Research and Theory
1214-417, Course Mentor, IT Foundations
1156-417, Course Mentor, Nursing, BSN Foundations
1150-417, Course Mentor, Nursing, Clinical Practice
1110-417, Course Mentoring, Cohort Facilitator
1106-417, Course Mentor, IT - Web Technologies
1095-417, Course Mentor, IT Database
995-417, Course Mentor, Nursing Community Health
909-417, Course Mentor, IT Security
726-417, Student Mentor, WGU Texas
725-417, Student Mentor, Arizona
667-417, Mentoring Coordinator, Arizona

Program Development Positions

1945-417, Instructional Designer, IT

Are you interested in becoming a part of our online faculty as a course or student mentor? Here is some more information about our online faculty jobs.

Diversity Statement

A diverse faculty is pivotal to the success of Western Governors University’s mission to improve the quality and expand access to post-secondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn independent of time or place and to earn competency-based degrees and other credentials that are credible to both academic institutions and employers.

We maintain that achieving diversity requires an enduring commitment to inclusion that must find full expression in our organizational culture, values, norms and behaviors.

Throughout our work, we will support diversity in all of its forms, encompassing age, disability status, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender, race and religion.