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/Subject Matter Expert Positions

There are currently no openings for contract faculty.

Mentoring Online Faculty Jobs

3106-417, Course Mentor, Capstone (Business Undergrad)
3105-417, Course Mentor, Capstone (Business Grad)
3104-417, Course Mentor, Health and Human Anatomy
3083-417, Student Mentor, IT
3079-417, Senior Manager of Health Professions College - Mentoring
3065-417, Course Mentor, Mathematics
3061-417, Course Mentor, World History
2991-417, Student Mentor, MBA
2989-417, Student Mentor, Secondary Education MSCIN
2980-417, Student Mentor, Business Undergrad
2974-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Ed/Special Ed Preclinical Experiences
2954-417, Course Mentor, IT Security
2853-417, Student Mentor, Elementary Education/Special Education
2713-417, Course Mentor, Elementary Education Social Studies, Health, and Visual and Performing Arts
2701-417, Course Mentor, Human Resources
2700-417, Course Mentor, Economics
2699-417, Course Mentor, Quantitative Analysis
2623-417, Student Mentor, Nursing
2620-417, Course Mentor, Nursing Capstone
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
2301-417, Course Mentor, Social Responsibility
2290-417, Course Mentor, Management
2288-417, Course Mentor, Org / Leadership (Business School)
2212-417, Course Mentor, IT Foundations
2207-417, Course Mentor, Sociology
2206-417, Course Mentor, Healthcare Management (Business School)
2185-417, Course Mentor, IT Operating Systems
2154-417, Course Mentor, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
2108-417, Course Mentor, IT, Health Informatics
2042-417, Course Mentor, IT Networking
2040-417, Course Mentor, IT, Object-Oriented Programming
726-417, Student Mentor, WGU Texas
725-417, Student Mentor, 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.