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Charter College – Why Work For Us?


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We’re building a team that’s changing the future of postsecondary education.

At Charter College we’re not just offering a college education, we’re redefining how careers are built. In order to do that, we need great minds, creative spirits and independent thinkers ready to push the envelope and help us create a new approach to postsecondary education.

Prospect Education, the parent company of Charter College, was formed in 2003 to serve as a platform for growing a regional education company through acquisition of existing career colleges and the addition of new campuses and programs.

Our career-focused education programs are offered through Charter Colleges located in Alaska, California, Washington, and virtually through Charter College Online. Charter College is a nationally accredited school offering Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor degree programs in several high-demand career fields.

Charter College is committed to diversity in the workplace.  We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Charter College/Prospect Education will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.

Charter College strives to be a leader in private post-secondary, career-focused education, serving a diverse population in a student-centered and collaborative learning environment, while assisting graduates to advance, enrich, or change their careers.


·      Serve and offer access to a diverse student population

·      Offer programs with technical, skill-based, and career-oriented curricula

·      Provide knowledgeable and experienced teaching faculty

·      Provide a caring and nurturing environment

·      Provide classrooms with appropriate technical equipment

·      Assist graduates in obtaining positions in their chosen field

A short history of Charter College

Charter College in Anchorage, Alaska, opened its doors in 1985 as the first Charter College campus offering a high quality career education. The concept was to bring a unique style of higher education to the Anchorage community–a way to advance careers and expand opportunities without trapping students in a four-year program where they were required to study subjects that were not relevant to their career field. Ten years earlier, the Canyon Country, California campus had opened under a different name, but because of common leadership and mission, adopted the Charter College name.

Today, Charter College has eleven on ground campuses in Alaska, Washington and California. We offer 30 different career-focused programs in a variety of fast-growing sectors. You’ll find master degree, bachelor degree, associate degree and certificate programs in health care, business, information technology, the legal field, and select vocational programs. All programs are carefully developed to provide career growth and employment opportunity.

We are very proud of the success of our students and we believe their success is a result of the unique educational structure at Charter College, our exceptionally committed instructors and administrators, and the incredible resources we provide to every student.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Section 125 – Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Growth Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

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    Great place to work.

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    I have been working at Charter College full-time (More than 3 years)


    Fast paced. Change oriented. Student oriented. Went home every day feeling that I had accomplished something good. Great co-workers on the whole.


    Pay is on the lower side but that is made up for with job satisfaction.

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    I've noticed that some former employees that tended to work outside of the rules and best practices tend to be the biggest complainers now that they are gone. They were the same way when they worked there,

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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Charter College (Lynnwood, WA).


    They make you take an extensive online skills and personality assessment first. Then a telephone screening interview. Then you get to an interview. I was made an offer during interview.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Reno, NV
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1985
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year

Charter College is a private, independent institution of higher education that follows a new direction. Charter College is neither a liberal arts college, a university, nor a vocational school. Instead, Charter College borrows certain elements from each of those respected educational institutions to create a unique and innovative experience for our students. We offer career ... More

Mission: Charter College strives to be a leader in private post-secondary, career-focused education, serving a diverse population in a student-centered and collaborative learning environment, while assisting graduates to advance, enrich, or change their careers.

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