Employment Opportunities

Find Your Path at FGCU

Nestled in the heart of Southwest Florida, between the Florida Everglades and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) offers an exceptional environment for personal and professional growth.

Our 800-acre campus is a unique blend of pristine natural surroundings and cutting-edge facilities. It's a living laboratory where groundbreaking discoveries happen, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. We are a cultural hub that enriches the community, and our spirited sports teams unite the region.

With over 1,400 dedicated faculty and staff members, FGCU is committed to supporting your career and well-being. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical and dental plans, life insurance, a retirement program with tax-deferred investment options, tuition waivers for employees and their families, paid holidays, sick leave, vacation time, and competitive salaries.

Thank you for considering a future at Florida Gulf Coast University! We look forward to welcoming you to our dynamic team.

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External Candidates

To apply, please click the "External Applicants" link below and complete the application process. External candidates are required to create an account before submitting their application.

Once your account is set up and verified, you can explore open positions, apply for jobs, check the status of your applications, and manage your profile as a returning user.

Note: If you are currently employed as an FGCU Faculty, Staff, or Student, please use the 'Internal Candidates' link on Workday for your application.

It's important to be aware that, in accordance with Florida's Sunshine laws, all documents related to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and references, may be subject to public viewing upon request.

External Applicants 

Internal Candidates

Current FGCU Faculty, Staff & Administration Employees, and Student Workers:

To access the job portal through Workday and apply for open positions, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to Workday using the link below.
  2. Click on the 'Menu' icon.
  3. Select 'Careers' icon. 
  4. Select 'Browse Jobs'.
  5. The Career Sites page will display the current open positions for your review and application.

Current employees also have the option to update their professional profile through the Career icon, allowing them to include their education, job history, and other relevant professional information.



Nursing Faculty Job Opportunites

Florida Gulf Coast University is expanding its School of Nursing and is seeking nursing educators at the doctoral and master's levels. In 2023, we have 19 faculty positions available.

View Nursing Vacancies

Campus Dining Jobs

If you are interested in applying for a student position with Chartwells/FGCU Campus Dining, please visit Dineoncampus for application details.

Campus Dining Jobs 

Equal Employment Opportunities and Affirmative Action

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to maintaining a respectful, fair educational and work environment, free from discrimination or harassment.

The goal of the University is to prevent discrimination or harassment from occurring and to provide a means of raising and resolving complaints promptly and effectively.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.


Contact Information

Department of Human Resources
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565


  • Florida Gulf Coast University participates in E-Verify.  
  • Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

FGCU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint of charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with FGCU’s legal duty to furnish information.

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 The University encourages anyone needing assistance in accessing content found on the University’s website to contact the FGCU office or department that maintains the webpage. Persons seeking a reasonable ADA accommodation in submitting their employment application or interviewing should contact Human Resources at (239) 590-1400. Applicants with speech or hearing impairments, please call Florida Relay at 711 (TTY, VCO, ASCII, or speech to speech). For an accessible version of PDF material, please contact FGCU Adaptive Services at adaptive@fgcu.edu or by calling 239 590-7956.