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"Excellent Company. Very innovative and generous."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Adjunct Evaluator in Salt Lake City, UT
Current Employee - Adjunct Evaluator in Salt Lake City, UT
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Western Governors University part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Exceptional leadership and clear vision.

Cons

Low wages for evaluators and other staff.

Advice to Management

Keep doing an outstanding job.

Other Employee Reviews for Western Governors University

  1. Helpful (15)

    "A step up from adjunct"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Course Mentor in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Course Mentor in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Governors University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work from home
    Colleagues are top notch
    All faculty are full-time with benefits
    Students are appreciative
    Offers a great value for students

    Cons

    Micromanagement
    Faculty are given little autonomy and are not treated like professionals
    40 hour per week schedule with mandatory evenings and weekends impacts family time
    Only two weeks vacation
    Minimal reimbursement for faculty pursuing PhD
    Computers issued to faculty are bottom of the barrel and insufficient for some required duties, for example, editing instructional videos

    Advice to Management

    Recent shift to have mentors report to multiple managers is not a good model


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work, but compensation can be lacking"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Governors University full-time (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 success. The culture is great. It is very family friendly and most everyone understands that family life is more important that work life.

    Cons

    Due to the University's non-profit status the compensation possibilities are limited.

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