Current Openings

Thank you for stopping by!  We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with SPSCC. South Puget Sound Community College employs full-time administrative/exempt professionals, faculty, and classified staff.The College also employs many part time employees including adjunct faculty and part-time hourly staff who are invaluable in helping us meet our daily mission.

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.

 Employment Application Word

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants are required to submit the following materials to the address listed below. 

  1. A South Puget Sound Community College employment application (above)
  2. A 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. A current resume
  4. Official or 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 time of hire. All electronic submissions must be a MS Word or PDF file format. Application materials become the property of South Puget Sound Community College. Please do not staple application packets.

Please submit your applications to:

(Preferred method of submission) OR by mailing it to:

Human Resources Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

Voice/Message: 360-596-5500.....Fax: 360-596-5706

 Position Title



Job Status

 Baking & Pastry Arts Professor Full-time, Faculty Depends on
Accepting Applications
Closes: January 30, 2015
Custodian 1 Part-time, Hourly $11.09/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
Food Service Worker  Part-time, Hourly $10.83/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
IT Specialist 3  Full-time, Classified $4,114.00-$5,395.00/mo. Reviewing Applications
Closed: January 24, 2015
Program Coordinator- Art Gallery 50%  50%, Classified $1,241.00-$1,606.50/mo. Interviewing
Closed: January 19, 2015
 Psychology Professor Full-time, Faculty $47,521.00/yr Accepting Applications
Closes: January 30, 2015
Security Guard Part-time, Hourly $14.93/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled

Status Key:

  • Accepting Applications: This position is still accepting complete applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Reviewing Applications: This position’s priority/closing date has passed and the screening committee has begun to review the completed and qualified applications received by the priority/closing date. Refer to the specific position’s vacancy announcement for priority/closing date information.
  • Interviewing: Applications are no longer being accepted, interviews are in progress.

Adjunct Faculty and Corporate and Continuing Education Positions

 Position  Qualifications

Able to teach first year ASL: 121 and 122 – Master’s Degree in ASL, Deaf Studies, or related field from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level required. Day or evening classes available fall quarter 2014. Experience teaching Signing Naturally Units 1-6 and 7-12.

Biology Able to teach one or more of the following: general biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology.  Day or evening classes available.  Master’s degree in biology or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.

Corporate & Continuing Education 

Part-time/non-credit Instructors



Our mission is to provide a wide variety of quality courses and certificate programs that meet the professional and personal needs of business and individuals in the community. The Corporate Education program is seeking to build a pool of qualified applicants interested in teaching technical business and professional classes for our corporate training and certification programs.  We are currently recruiting in the following areas:

  • Senior-level Project Management/Information Technology (certified by PMI)
  • Senior-level Business Analysis (certified by IIBA)
  • Networking and IT Security
  • Database Management and Intelligence
  • Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, Project)
  • SharePoint
  • GIS
  • QuickBooks


-        Subject matter experience or expertise required

-        Industry Certified when applicable

-        Experience delivering instruction in an adult learning environment

-        Ability to work with staff and program colleagues to develop cohesive program curricula

-        Available to teach daytime, single, two and /or three day courses

Please see course descriptions on the website at  for details and additional classes that may fit your expertise. 

Enhancing Student Success

Student Services is continually accepting internal applications from qualified candidates to teach Enhancing Student Success 101: Navigation of College Resources.  ESS 101 is a two-credit, college-level course that provides an orientation to South Puget Sound Community College, introducing students to a variety of campus resources and the development of skills related to study habits, academic planning, and goal-setting.  A Master’s degree and completion of a preparatory workshop for teaching ESS 101 are required. To apply, please email the following documents to :

-An SPSCC Employment Application
-Cover letter
-Copies of your transcripts

Required preparatory workshops are offered throughout the academic year.  Workshop dates and times will be announced to all faculty and staff via the SPSCC distribution list, or you may contact Eileen Yoshina or Debbie Teed for more information.

Fire and Emergency Services Technology

Recruit Academy:
Ability to teach basic recruit fire academy skills in the areas of fire fighter safety, fire fighter fundamentals, live fire training and fire ground operations. Required education and experience: Associates degree from an accredited college or university and recruit academy teaching experience and  IFSAC instructor 1 certification. Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience preferred.

Horticulture  Ability to provide and teach landscape construction, plant identification, landscape and horticulture theory, and/or landscape design in a structured lecture and lab environment. A minimum of three years recent work experience in the industry is required.
 Medical Assisting:
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:

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.
Physics Able to teach general physics in day or evening classes.  Master’s degree in physics or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.

Able to teach first-year Spanish: 121, 122, 123.  Master’s degree in Spanish or related field from an accredited college or university, and teaching experience at the college level required.  Day or evening classes available spring quarter 2014.


South Puget Sound Community College 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 40 years of age, 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.  South Puget Sound Community College is a drug-free workplace.