Employment

Welcome to SPSCC! We are pleased that you are interested in job opportunities at the college. The college employs full-time administrative/exempt professionals, faculty, classified staff, and many part-time employees, including adjunct faculty and hourly staff who are invaluable in helping us meet our daily mission.

The college embraces the diversity of our ever changing community and strives to reflect that diversity in our staff, faculty and student body. We cultivate an inclusive environment on campus while ensuring respect for all. Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.

  • Applications for all full-time positions are accepted for advertised vacancies only.
  • Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted year-round and remain on file for one year after submission.
How to Apply

Applications for all full-time positions are accepted for advertised vacancies only. Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted year-round and remain on file for one year after submission.
Interested and qualified applicants are required to submit the following materials to the address below:

  1. Employment Application form:
    • Employment Application | DOC
    • Employment Application | PDF
  2. Letter of Interest, addressed to the Screening Committee that addresses your qualifications as they relate to the experience and qualifications described in the position announcement
  3. Current Resume
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (faculty and exempt positions)
  5. If applicable: Responses to the Supplemental Questions (located within the position announcement)

Application packets received that do not contain all of the required materials will not be considered by the screening committee. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. All electronic submissions must be in MS Word or Acrobat PDF file format. Application materials become the property of South Puget Sound Community College. Please do not staple application packets.
Please submit your application to:
jobline@spscc.edu (preferred method of submission)
OR by mail to:
Human Resources Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia WA 98512-6292
Voice/Message: 360-596-5500
Fax: 360-596-5706

Current Openings

Position Title

Type

Salary

Job Status

Director of Counseling and Advising Full-time, Exempt $58,718/year Accepting Applications;  Priority consideration for applications received by December 1, 2016
Open until filled
Food Service Worker 1 Part-time Hourly $11.16/hour Accepting Applications
Open until filled
History Professor - 2 positions Full-time, Tenure Track $52,020/year; 177 day contract Accepting applications
Priority consideration for applications received by January 15, 2017
Open until filled
Human Resource Consultant Assistant 1 Part-time, Hourly $14.28-$17.21/hour, DOQ Accepting Applications
Priority consideration for applications received by December 16, 2016
Open until filled
Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 1- Automotive Program Part-time, Hourly $15.66/hour Accepting Applications
Open until filled
Nursing Professor Faculty, Tenure Track $51,000 per contract year Accepting Applications
Open until filled
Office Assistant 2-Start Here Desk Part-time, Hourly $12.17/hour Accepting Applications
Open until filled
Office Assistant 3 - Corporate and Continuing Education Full-time, Classified $2,268-$2,925/month Interviewing
Program Coordinator- Financial Aid (2 positions) Full-time, Classified $2,602-$3,369/month Interviewing
Program Development Specialist- Corporate & Continuing Education Full-time, Exempt $58,000/year Interviewing
Security Guard 1 Part-time, Hourly $15.66/hour Reviewing Applications

 

Adjunct Faculty and Corporate & Continuing Education Positions

 Position  Qualifications
Online Adjunct Teaching A master's degree in the appropriate discipline is required to teach the following courses online:
Astronomy
Sociology
Accounting
Business
History
Anthropology
Interpersonal Communication
Anatomy and Physiology Able to teach anatomy and physiology as preparation for nursing and other health professions.  Day or evening classes available.  Master’s degree in biology or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred

Anthropology

Able to teach one or more of the following: Survey of Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Indians of North America, and Northwest Coast Indians. Master's degree in anthropology or archaeology from an accredited college or university required; teaching experience at the college level preferred.
ASL Able to teach first year ASL: 121, 122, and 123-. Master's degree in ASL, Deaf Studies, or a related field from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level required. Day or evening classes available fall quarter 2016. Experience teaching Signing Naturally Units 1-6 and 7-12.
Astronomy Able to teach Survey of Astronomy. Master's degree in Astronomy, Physics, Earth Science, Science Education or related field required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
Automotive Able to teach and guide students in diagnosis and repair of passenger car and light trucks in both lecture and lab settings.  ASE certification in Fuel and Emissions, Drivability, Advanced Chassis Electrical, HVAC Systems and Manual and Automatic Transmissions.  Preferred: Classes will be in the evening.  Required Qualifications:  Recent work experience in the industry.  Must be able to obtain ASE master certification within 1 year of hire.

Biology

Able to teach general biology, human biology, and/or microbiology. Day or evening classes available.  Master’s degree in biology or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.

Botany

Able to teach introductory botany or related content such as plant ecology, plant taxonomy, applied plant biology.  Day, evening and/or online classes available.  Master’s degree in botany, biology or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
Business Ability to teach introductory Business courses. Required: A master's degree in Business or related area from an accredited college or university. Desired: Experience teaching in a community college setting. Day or evening sections possible.
Chemistry Ability to teach chemistry for non-majors (CHEM& 110) and/or introductory chemistry for the health sciences (CHEM& 121).  Master's degree in chemistry or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
CIS-Computer Programming Ability to teach one or more of the following: HTML + JavaScript, C#, Java, database design/SQL. Many other topics could potentially be useful - see current computer programming degree for class list. Requires a Bachelor’s degree or two years of professional experience. Industry experience, technical education experience, or a mix of the two totaling two years can meet the professional experience requirement.
Human Communications Ability to teach Human Communication Studies courses such as interpersonal communication and intercultural communication. Masters' degree in an area of Communication Studies often referred to as Human Communications with substantial graduate course work in interpersonal or intercultural communications from an accredited college or university, and teaching experience at the college level required.  One evening class available in Winter 2016.
English Composition The college seeks to expand its pool of adjunct instructors in college-level composition.  Requires experience teaching college-level composition; a minimum of a master’s degree in English or in a related area from an accredited college or university; commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment.
Environmental Science Able to teach introductory topics in environmental science including biodiversity, ecology, and the impact of humans on the environment.  Day, evening, and online classes available.  Master’s degree in environmental science or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
French Able to teach first year French:  121,122, and 123 - Master's Degree in French or related field from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level required.  Native or near-native fluency in French and English is required.  Day class available fall quarter 2016.
Mathematics The college seeks to expand its pool of adjunct instructors in mathematics at both the pre-college and college level.  Community college teaching experience preferred.  Master’s degree in mathematics or related field required for college-level mathematics teaching.
 Medical Assisting:
Coding
Ability to teach diagnostic and/or procedural coding.  Knowledge of ICD-10 implementation, coding rules and regulations, and third-party reimbursement policies is essential.  Requires current professional certification and two years of recent experience (in the field or in teaching this content).  Associate’s degree and teaching experience preferred.

Medical Assisting:
Pharmacology

Ability to teach pharmacology to medical assisting students.  Must have current knowledge of pharmacology, preferably through a current or recent position dealing with medications for outpatients or through specific study of pharmacology.  Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience preferred.
 Nursing We are hiring for nursing adjuncts starting in Fall 2016. Must have ability to provide instruction in clinical and/or laboratory nursing courses in 1st or 2nd year of nursing program. Evaluate student learning in the laboratory and/or clinical setting. Adhere to college and department policies and procedures. Serve as a role model to nursing students in a professional manner at all times.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing from an accredited college or university and three years of professional experience in the clinical subject area taught. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree with a major in nursing or a baccalaureate degree in nursing with a masters in a related field from an accredited college or university with experience as a mentor or preceptor to nurses or nursing students.

 Nursing Assistant:

Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC)
SPSCC is looking for an adjunct nursing instructor to teach the Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) program beginning fall 2016.  The NAC course is offered every term, including summer. Several terms per year the course is offered as an I-BEST course which pairs the NAC instructor with an adult basic education instructor to address learning strategies and continued improvements in math, English, reading, and job readiness.  An ideal instructor for this position will use creative approaches to team teach the NAC curriculum.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Professional unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Washington at the time of hire.  One (1) year experience within the past three years in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age.  Associate’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution.  Documented teaching experience including an understanding of teaching/learning concepts. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution. Team teaching experience of adult learners. Experience teaching and supporting low income and culturally diverse learners, including English language learners.
Nutrition Able to teach nutrition as a non-lab, general education science course.  Day, evening, and online classes available.  Master’s degree in nutrition, biology or related field is required; college-level teaching experience and online teaching experience are preferred
Paralegal Able to teach one or more of the following: Business Law, Real Estate and Property Law, Estate Planning, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Civil Litigation, Civil/Criminal/Domestic Law. A Juris Doctor from an accredited college or university required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
Phlebotomy The College is seeking an engaging and experienced phlebotomist to teach courses in our phlebotomy program. This is an adjunct faculty position for fall, winter, and spring quarters. The courses are taught in an evening/weekend schedule, and the sequence includes a spring externship that is coordinated by the instructor. 
Required Qualifications: Instructor must be certified in Washington as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist (MA-P).
Psychology Ability to teach a range of Psychology courses – including General Psychology, Social Psychology, Lifespan Psychology, Psychology of Human Relations,  Abnormal Psychology, Human Sexuality, and Personality Theories. Courses typically meet four to five days per week.  Applicants will be asked to do a teaching scenario.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Psychology or related area from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level.  Experience in integrated teaching and learning.

 

 

SPSCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over age 40, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500. The College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status. SPSCC is a drug-free workplace.