Faculty

Make a real impact on the lives of students. Bring your educational and professional experience to our learners and inspire them to reach their educational and career goals. Capella’s strong reputation as an innovative leader in the field of online education and our commitment to quality attracts distinguished faculty who are focused on learner success. While many of our leadership roles work onsite in Minneapolis, full and part-time faculty work and live all over the country, bringing unique and diverse perspectives to our learners. Our faculty have the possibility of teaching across all degree levels (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral), and serve in course development, mentoring and committee member roles. We believe in lifelong learning and the ongoing professional development of our faculty. Faculty development courses in the areas of online teaching and mentoring are offered to new and current faculty. Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Learn more about all of our professional accreditations.

IT

Do you want to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment on innovative projects that allow you to learn new skills and practice at the top of your profession while having a direct impact on Capella’s learners in our state-of-the-art online learning environment? We are making ongoing significant investments in disruptive technologies that keep us at the forefront of innovation in higher education. Capella employs a variety of leading edge developmental technologies – Java, .Net, AWS, HTML5 – integrated with best-in-class 3rd-party technology components.

Capella designs and develops mobile apps and responsive websites to meet the needs of our professional adult learners. We have a sophisticated business intelligence/strategic analytics platform to support the information needs of our learners, faculty, and internal stakeholders. Capella is an advanced user of the PeopleSoft ERP, with innovative customization deployed across the major modules. We utilize Agile Project Management across our teams. We value and support our employee’s work/life balance, with flexible work schedules where possible, an invigorating downtown Minneapolis location, a generous transportation discount, and tuition-free education.

Academic

Our academic leaders bring their experience to represent Capella to external academic, professional, and business constituencies, while driving our innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. They combine industry and professional experience with their education and their leadership skills to develop strategy and new programs, mobilize academic innovation, manage school functions, guide faculty development, and shape the culture at Capella University. They provide thought leadership and ensure that faculty and staff consistently provide relevant and high-quality educational experiences that support learner success and produce high quality learning outcomes. Most of our academic leaders work onsite in Minneapolis, collaborating with faculty located across the country. Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Learn more about all of our professional accreditations.

Corporate

Bring your big ideas to Capella and work in a collaborative and engaging organization that is transforming the education industry. We have a laser-like focus on our learners’ success, as over 70% of our employees work directly with our Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral learners. In addition to competitive benefits and compensation packages, we offer a generous transportation discount and tuition-free education for full time employees. Join Capella, and be part of one of the Top 10 largest employers in downtown Minneapolis. The Capella Tower is the second highest building in downtown, with easy access to public transportation, downtown shops, and restaurants.