Why work for us?


The success of our college, and most importantly our students, depends on the quality of our faculty and staff. So we reach out to attract talented, diverse, qualified professionals and provide them with opportunities for growth in all aspects of their professional lives. We are located in beautiful Central Florida, midway between the entertainment of Orlando and the Gulf Coast beaches of Tampa/St. Petersburg. Our campus locations offer the advantages of small communities with the perks of the nearby metro areas. Our low cost of living and warm climate promote an exceptional quality of life.

At Polk, we respect and recognize our faculty and staff. We acknowledge that their hard work and dedication are the key forces behind our success. We provide competitive pay and benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism.

  • Polk State has a long history of providing solid, affordable education in Polk County. We have long been committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve.   
  • Polk State has strong appreciation for the variety of backgrounds and characteristics that make individuals unique. We understand that diversity and inclusion are important to the educations we provide and the workplace we create.
  • Our employees also have countless opportunities to grow personally and professionally. With numerous training programs and professional development support, we ensure that our employees are continually improving their workplace skills and developing as individuals.

Individually, our employees are given the opportunity to make a difference. Collectively, our faculty and staff all work together to make a difference in the lives of students and the community.

We invite you to advance your career with Polk State. Come Soar at Polk!

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