Information for Job Seekers

Washington and Lee University strives to recruit and retain exceptionally qualified faculty and staff who are committed to the values of the University. To do this, we work to provide compensation consistent with peer institutions, enhanced benefits and training opportunities. Additionally, we're always working to enhance our work life initiatives to allow employees to be successful at home and at work.

Employment decisions are intensely personal. To help you see if Washington and Lee would be a good fit for you, we offer a variety of resources:

About W&L

Employment fit is an important and intangible aspect of job satisfaction. See if W&L is right for you.

Visiting W&L

Find maps, directions, places to stay and eat and things to do while you're here.

About Lexington

Looking for outdoor activities? For a small, welcoming community to call your own? Lexington could be the place.

Employee Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefit package designed to meet a variety of needs.

Employee Handbooks and Code of Policies

All faculty, staff and administration are provided with a current copy of the Employee Handbook upon employment. The handbook is updated annually and the most recent copy is available online. In addition to the Employee Handbook, faculty should refer to the Faculty Handbook for separate information on faculty careers, governance and policies. The Faculty Handbook is located on the Provost's website.

Dual Career Resources

Relocating your family for a job opportunity can be challenging. Will your spouse or partner be able to find employment opportunities? Let us help.

Background Checks

Washington and Lee University seeks to provide a safe and productive environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. To accomplish this goal, the University reserves the right to perform background checks for all positions. The background checks may include but not be limited to such reviews as criminal history, credit checks, degree and employment verification, and motor-vehicle-license checks.