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Collaboration, cultural diversity and equal opportunity are defining core values and guiding principles at Western Carolina University. Here you will discover an engaged and inclusive community, where individual voices are valued and people are empowered to make a difference. Start a new journey with a career at WCU.

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We offer competitive compensation, professional development and wide variety of programs that support a balanced lifestyle. Campus lies in a scenic valley in the Appalachian Mountains, where you'll find a vibrant arts community and a prime destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Working at WCU

Careers at WCU

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WCU is recognized as one of the most highly competitive and desirable employers in the region. We attract employees who are inspired to work in higher education because of the difference we can make together. Ready to start your journey? Explore current openings and apply online.

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Western Carolina University strives to provide you with options that meet the needs of you and your family. In addition to the State Health Plan, find a variety of benefits and perks including vacation and sick leave, retirement options, educational opportunities and more.

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