Welcome to American Public University System's Career Portal!

American Public University System, through its two institutions, American Public University and American Military University, is currently educating more than 100,000 distance learners studying in 50 states and more than 100 countries.  We are rapidly growing our student base, expanding into new markets, and employing technology in exciting new ways to continue to make education a reality for people around the world.  We need qualified and dynamic people from all backgrounds to allow us to live up to our mission of making education accessible to all.


It is the policy of American Public University System to afford equal opportunity to all qualified persons. We treat all qualified individuals equally as to their recruitment, hiring, assignments, advancements, compensation, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  American Public University System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, or sensory disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Employees Model Our Mission

American Public University System's mission is to provide high quality higher education with emphasis on educating the nation's military and public service communities by offering respected, relevant, accessible and affordable, student-focused online programs that prepare them for service and leadership in a diverse, global society.

All of our employees contribute to the success of our mission, and we must all work together as a team to ensure it is promoted in our daily work and responsibilities.

Our Vision:

American Public University System seeks to advance social, economic and environmental well-being through the transformative power of education with:

  • Dynamic, engaging, quality learning experiences;
  • Best-in-class student interface;
  • Diverse and career relevant degree programs;
  • Communities of lifelong learners and practices in selected disciplines;
  • Evaluation of transfer credit and competency-based learning;
  • Affordability relative to public institutions;
  • Strategic partnerships with key stakeholders; and,
  • Thought leadership that contributes to effective change in higher education

Our Employees Model Our Core Values:
Achieving our mission requires bright, energetic people who demonstrate our core values:

Learning:  APUS fosters an environment that promotes a life of learning for our students AND our employees. If our employees continue to learn, we can continue to improve the quality of our teaching, learning, and support.

Quality:  APUS upholds a strong commitment to high standards in all aspects of our educational activities, learning outcomes, and support services. All employees must seek to continuously strengthen the overall effectiveness of our operations.

Integrity:  APUS conducts our operations in an ethical manner. Our employees must operate in an open and collaborative manner and practice fairness, honesty, and objectivity in dealing with all constituencies.

Diversity:  APUS embraces and promotes diversity in our policies and practices to prepare our students to live and work successfully in an increasingly diverse society. We strive to create diverse learning environments by welcoming teachers, learners, and staff that bring diverse ideas, values, backgrounds, and beliefs to the learning and work environment.

Freedom of Inquiry and Expression:  APUS supports the rights of students, staff members, and faculty to freely inquire and express their opinions. We engage and encourage an open exchange of ideas and seek input from all who wish to participate in our learning programs.

Accountability:  APUS is accountable to its students, employees and the public for fulfilling its mission in an appropriate manner by openly assessing our operations and by inviting external evaluations by public agencies.

Access to Underserved:  APUS seeks to broaden access to its higher education programs by reaching out to underserved communities who wish to engage us in their learning goals.

Adaptive and Responsive:  APUS anticipates and adapts to our changing environment and responds to the needs of our employees and students in manners both appropriate and timely.

Innovation:  APUS seeks imaginative and effective solutions to our challenges and innovative ways to fulfill our mission.

Collaboration:  APUS seeks and nurtures partnerships with our constituents and the communities we serve in creating effective learning environments.