Careers at Willamette

Willamette University, founded in 1842, is a nationally recognized liberal arts university with graduate programs in law and business.

Willamette University is in Salem, the capital city of Oregon, one hour from Portland, the Pacific Ocean, and the Cascade Mountains. Willamette has earned a national reputation for its academic standards and exemplary citizenship, values that have defined the culture of this campus for more than 175 years. The university motto, “Not unto ourselves alone are we born,” captures the essence of this distinguished university. It speaks to the commitment to community service, to the extraordinary collaboration between faculty and students, and to the tradition of service and civic engagement that is typical of Willamette alumni. 

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Willamette offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness, retirement, insurance, education, and more. Calculate the cost of living in Salem, Oregon. View Summary of Benefits

Willamette University Values Diversity

Employment at Willamette University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world, is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse. Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Willamette University's educational facilities, activities and employment opportunities shall be offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status with regard to pregnancy, disability or age. Willamette is firmly committed to adhering to the letter and spirit of all federal and state equal opportunity and civil rights laws, including but not limited to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and their implementing regulations.

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