Employment Opportunities

At WRI, you’ll find an environment where career achievement is paired with the best of Rocky Mountain living. Laramie is a relaxed college town with unmatched access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the West.

Our current job openings are listed below.


Western Research Institute, Inc. (WRI) seeks a proactive, solution-oriented, and collaborative professional to become a vital member of our team.

Primary responsibilities include administrative support for the human resources, purchasing/inventory, and marketing/communication functions (serving as the backup for website and social media updates). Another major responsibility is planning and organizing conferences, meetings, and special projects.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of administrative experience that includes support for senior-level managers and responsibility for maintaining confidential records. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities in a positive, professional manner, and the ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of individuals are essential. Thorough knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and Power Point) are required.

Preferred qualifications include experience with a broad range of human resources processes and experience with graphic design or marketing software (including updating information on websites and social media). Individuals who are comfortable with a variety of software programs and enjoy facilitating and offering solutions to support our team will thrive in this position.

Starting Salary Range: $22 to $24 per hour. Full-time position with some flexibility in work hours.

Western Research Institute offers a comprehensive benefit package, including generous paid time off, flexible schedules, and tuition waivers for one free class at UW each semester. Our package includes a retirement plan (with an 8% employer contribution after one year and options to contribute to a supplemental plan), insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life) and an employee assistance program.

Submit resume and cover letter to Michelle Holmes, Human Resources Manager, by email at mholmes1@uwyo.edu. The position is open until filled.

WRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, contact:

Michelle Holmes
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources

Western Research Institute
3474 N. 3rd Street
Laramie, WY 82072

(307) 721-2011
(888) 463-6974 or (888) Info-WRI

You can contact WRI directly by phone (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST, Monday-Friday) at the numbers above.
Also, you are welcome to contact the appropriate WRI representative directly.

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