At UWS we strive to create a workplace filled with respect and appreciation of all persons that are a part of our university community. UWS further strives to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Consider joining us at UWS for a career with great benefits, a beautiful place to work and an unmatched work/life balance.

We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective and thought. We encourage you to apply if you believe you have a combination of education and experience to meet the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service will contribute to the university.


For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with University of Western States, please call 971-449-9236 or email [email protected].

Why work at UWS

To see specifics of our 2024 Benefits Overview Booklet, click here

Equal Opportunity Statement

UWS does not discriminate in education or employment on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, or veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy complies with the spirit and the letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Annual Security Report

UWS creates an annual campus security report, in compliance with the Department of Education rules and reporting requirements for campus security as outlined under the Jeanne Clery Act. Compliance includes having training, resources and policies in place in order to create a safe environment. We also strive to ensure transparency in the reporting of crimes.

Download UWS Annual Security Report here.

Background Checks

University of Western States will conduct background checks for the finalist or finalists of regular staff and faculty including all positions in the UWS clinic system.


Right to Work

Getting Started at UWS

Interested in learning more about what to expect as an employee of UWS? Visit our getting started webpage.