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  • Part-Time
  • Remote
  • $49k - $60k per year USD / Year


The Evaluator’s work is critical to each student’s experience and success at WGU. This is a part-time work from home position.

Job Description

A New Kind of U. As a competency-based, student-focused, online, nonprofit university, we do things a bit differently at WGU. From the bottom up, we’re designed with students in mind—particularly, the busy, working, adult student who wants to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree but for whom a traditional university education simply won’t do. We have a fantastic work culture, career pathing, 403B retirement account with a generous company match, sick time plus many other great benefits! If you are passionate about helping others and looking to make an impact in people’s lives, this position is for you!

WGU’s Evaluation Team

The Evaluator is a member of WGU’s faculty. Evaluators are subject matter experts tasked with reviewing student assessment submissions in a fair and unbiased manner to determine if competency has been demonstrated in a specific course. Evaluators are self-managed, taking initiative and acting independently in completing performance assessment evaluations. As established professionals within their fields, Evaluators bring years of hands-on experience to the position. The Evaluator’s work is critical to each student’s experience and success at WGU. 

This is a part-time work from home position with the following flexible schedule:

  • 2-28 hours per week.
  • At least 5 days worked each week, includes some weekend and holiday work.
  • Minimum 2 hour long working sessions.


  • Apply subject matter expertise and experience utilizing a rubric.
  • Craft personalized robust feedback to support accurate scoring of student responses and in the support of student progress.
  • Must achieve departmental goals for turnaround time of 72 hours or less.
  • Create and implement methods to improve student success and evaluation processes.
  • Partners with other faculty and departments to provide closed loop feedback on programs and assessments regarding trends within student submissions.

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding, acceptance, and adherence to the tenets of competency-based education and the disaggregated model
  • Advanced strength in written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and adapt quickly to new processes
  • Demonstrated ability to discern evidence of competency within student submissions
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues to ensure validity and reliability of evaluation across multiple raters, including deferring to the guidance of the team, course lead or supervisor/manager.

Required Experience

  • Minimum earned Doctoral Degree in a field related to Education
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in field related to Education, preferably in Elementary Education
  • Teaching experience in K-12 classroom
  • Reading endorsement
  • ELL endorsement

Preferred Experience

  • Previous work in virtual/online environments
  • Teaching experience in ELL classroom

Job LocationWORK FROM HOME, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time


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