Current Openings

Thank you for stopping by!  We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with SPSCC. South Puget Sound Community Collegeemploys 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
  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 direct your applications to:

Human Resources Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, Washington 98512-6292
E-mail:  (Preferred method of submission)

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

 Position Title



Job Status

 Bookstore Buyer Part-time- 75% Classfied $1,906.50-$2,469.75/mo. Accepting Applications
July 28, 2014 
Custodian 1- On Call Part-time, Hourly $11.09/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
Custodian 1 Full-time, Classified $1,929.00-$2,482.00/mo. Reviewing Applications
July 14, 2014
 Customer Service Specialist 3 Part-time, 50% Classified $1,299.00-$1,688.50/mo.

Reviewing Applications
July 15, 2014 

Dentist Part-time, Hourly $50/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
 Events Coordinator 2 Full-time, Classified $2,370.00-$3,063.00/mo.

Accepting Applications
August 2, 2014 

Head Women's Basketball Coach 

Quarterly Contract $1,750/quarter Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
Priority Consideration Given by July 30, 2014 
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 a range of daytime or evening sections of Accounting courses including Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and other courses.  Required: Master's degree in Accounting (or related area with significant course work in Accounting) from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level. Applicants will be asked to do a teaching scenario.


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.

Astronomy Able to teach Survey of Astronomy.  Master’s degree in astronomy, physics, earth science, science education or related field is required; college-level teaching experience is preferred.
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.
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.
Communication Studies

Ability to teach a range of Human Communication Studies courses such as introduction to communication studies, interpersonal communication, public speaking, small group communication, and intercultural communication. Masters' degree in Communication Studies or Speech Communication or related area from an accredited college or university, and teaching experience at the college level required.


Corporate & Continuing Education 

Part-time/non-credit Instructors



The Corporate and Continuing Education program is looking for professionals to teach daytime classes aimed at business and industry training in the following areas:
  • Access
  • Microsoft Office
  • Networking and IT Security
  • Project 2013
  • Sharepoint
  • Web Design

-Subject matter experience or expertise required
-Experience delivering instruction in an adult learning environment
-Ability to work with staff and program colleagues to develop cohesive program curricula
-Availability to teach daytime, single, two and/or three day courses
Samples of course descriptions can be found on the Hawks Prairie website at

Enhancing Student Success

Student Services is 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. Please send an SPSCC Employment Application, cover letter, resume, and copies of your transcripts to .

Start Date: 
July 2014—ongoing

Required Preparatory Workshop (location 22-180)

May 7, 2014        1p—4:30p

May 8, 2014        8:30a—Noon

Optional Workshops:

Using CANVAS   (location 22-195)

Tuesday May 13, 2014    8:30a—12p

Friday June 6, 2014         1p—4:30p

ESS 101 Teaching Tips (location 22-180)

Monday, May 12, 2014  1p—4p


English as a Second Language (ESL) - Ability to teach ESL to students at multiple levels, fall quarter, evenings. Required: Bachelor's or Master's degree in TESL or related field, and minimum one year ESL classroom teaching experience with adult refugees/immigrants.

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.

Philosophy Able to teach a one-quarter sabbatical replacement position to teach three Philosophy classes for Spring 2014--two sections of PHIL& 101 Introduction to Philosophy and one online section of PHIL& 115 Critical Thinking.  MA required, PhD or ABD preferred. In the application packet please include sample syllabi for these courses and student evaluations from at least 2 previous classes.

The College is seeking an engaging and experienced phlebotomist to teach courses in our phlebotomy program starting in the fall of 2014. 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 Qualification: Instructor must be certified in Washington as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist (MA-P).

Physical Education Dance: The College is seeking one or more instructors to teach dance as activity classes.  Experience teaching dance to adults and especially young adults is preferred.
Physical Education Volleyball: The College is seeking an instructor to teach volleyball as a one-credit activity class.  Experience working with young adults in recreational volleyball activities is 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.
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.  Required: Master's degree in Psychology or related area from an accredited college or university and teaching experience at the college level. Applicants will be asked to do a teaching scenario.

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. SPSCC 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. A TTY relay services is available by dialing (360) 596-5439.  SPSCC 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.