Western Governors University
2.9 of 5 82 reviews
www.wgu.edu Salt Lake City, UT 150 to 499 Employees

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Excellent Company. Very innovative and generous.

Adjunct Evaluator (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at Western Governors University part-time for more than a year

ProsExceptional leadership and clear vision.

ConsLow wages for evaluators and other staff.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing an outstanding job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work, but compensation can be lacking

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at Western Governors University full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: WGU is a wonderful place to work overall. There is opportunity to advance and you have the ability to contribute to student… Cons: Due to the University's non-profit status the compensation possibilities are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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8 people found this helpful  

Don't make a career out of it

Student Mentor (Former Employee)

I worked at Western Governors University full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The flexible schedule and use of technology like smart phones and chat apps makes this a job you can do from anywhere. Effort was rarely… Cons: Top down, dictatorship organization. Employees have no voice. Call center, metric based job duties. Micromanagement at all levels to ensure you are making your calls,… Advice to Senior Management: Stop pretending that employees are empowered. Stop pretending this is a bottom up institution. Stop pretending employee feedback is considered when making strategic plans. The… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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