Why Work at Gateway

Gateway’s Talent and Culture goal is to attract, motivate and retain a qualified and diverse workforce in support of the college’s mission and vision. We recognize that Gateway employees work hard to improve our community through life-changing education and support, so in return, we strive to make Gateway an excellent place to work. At Gateway, we offer a generous benefits package including competitive compensation, insurance, an employee clinic, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Gateway is consistently recognized and awarded as a great place to work. Some recent awards include:

  • 2019 Military Friendly College Recognition
  • 2019 Top Workplaces
  • 2019 Excellence in Financial Reporting Recognition
  • 2018 Green Ribbon School Recognition
  • 2017 Wellness Workplace Gold Award
  • 2015 Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Authorized Center Award


Employment at Gateway includes many options for coverage, including medical, vision, dental and Symetra Life Insurance.


Each of Gateway’s compensation classifications are assigned a corresponding pay grade and range. These grades and ranges collectively form the general grade and range structure.


Employment at Gateway includes WRS matched contribution benefits.

Employee Assistance

When faced with an emergency, Gateway employees have the option to utilize employee assistance programs and short and long term disability to help cope.

Flexible Spending

Any Gateway employee may choose to open a flexible spending account.

Gateway Employee Clinic

Employees and covered spouses/dependents on the Gateway health insurance have access to free and confidential care at onsite Gateway Employee Clinics.

Vacation & Sick Time

Gateway employees enjoy a generous amount of vacation and sick time, as well as a paid winter shut down from December 24-January 1.

Tuition Reimbursement

Gateway encourages employees to gain further job-related training and will reimburse up to 85% of tuition costs.

Employee Discounts

Many discounts are offered to Gateway employees on items such as software, hardware, food, cell phone plans and more.


Gateway’s Wellness Committee promotes wellness among employees and their eligible dependents through education, prevention, early detection and better access to comprehensive health resources and treatments.