Join Our Team
At CWU, we’re on a mission to prepare students for enlightened, responsible and productive lives. Our campuses are made up of innovators, researchers, big-thinkers – and everyone is passionate about changing students’ lives. Join an inclusive community where you’ll be empowered with the freedom to explore, evaluate and learn. Are you ready to make a difference and continue developing your career?
Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion are all core to CWU's values and mission to increase access to higher education for everyone regardless of identity. At CWU we work to ensure everyone's voice is not only heard, but recognized and valued. We consistently strive to provide a safe, welcoming, and forward-thinking institution for all employees, students, and community members.
CWU succeeds when our Wildcat Family is cared for. CWU offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, life, and disability insurance; retirement and optional savings plans; a dependent tuition waiver; and paid leave plans depending on employment classification.
Founded in 1891, the Ellensburg campus is located in the heart of Washington state. Ellensburg offers the best of two worlds - small-town charm and big-city amenities. From outdoor activities like rafting the Yakima River, exploring the growing art scene, visiting the weekly community Farmer's Market, or diving into the local diverse culinary offerings. Ellensburg also has all four distinct seasons with over 300 sunny days. The affordability and convenience Ellensburg has to offer has earned the town the title of one of the "Top 10 Best Small Towns in the U.S." according to Livability.
*And, if you're looking for something different, check out our other campus locations across Washington state!
From online trainings, in-person workshops, nationally recognized conferences, and many more CWU is not just a workplace, but a place to continue to learn and grow in a personal and professional capacity.
CWU is a place for students to learn and have the opportunity to gain tangible work experience through the university that can be applied to any career path post-graduating from CWU. Many students choose to work on-campus due to the flexible schedules, the convenience, and the opportunity of making new connections with other students, staff, and so many more. On-campus job opportunities range from dining services team member, live-in positions such as a Resident Assistant (RA), office assistants positions, and more!
Are you ready to join our team?
Central Washington University is known for its welcoming culture where everyone gives back and cares deeply about each other. The CWU community believes is the importance of teamwork - of working together to achieve our common goals. Why not join us in helping students achieve their dreams?
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