Current Openings

We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with South Puget Sound Community College. The 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 mail 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

Associate Dean of Applied Technology 

 Full-time, Exempt


Accepting Applications
Closes: August 17, 2015 

 Catering Director

Full-time, Exempt 


Accepting Applications
Closes: August 10, 2015

Checkstand Operator-Bookstore 

 Part-time, Hourly


Accepting Applications
Closes: August 20, 2015
Customer Service Specialist 3



Accepting Appications
Closes: August 13, 2015
 Director of Facilities

Full-time, Exempt 


Closed: July 20, 2015
 Director of Student Recruitment & Outreach

 Full-time, Exempt


Reviewing Applications
Closed: July 27, 2015
Events Manager 

 Full-time, Exempt


Closed: July 21, 2015
 Grounds & Nursery Services Specialist 1

Part-time, Hourly 


Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
 Grounds & Nursery Services Specialist 2

Full-time, Classified 


Closed: July 17, 2015
 Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2- CIS Part-time, Hourly $16.78/hr. Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 1- Computing Center Tutor Part-time, Hourly $15.38/hr.

Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled

 ITS 5 Full-time, Classified $5,010-$6,575/mo. 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


The College seeks to fill immediate openings and expand its pool of adjunct instructors for ABE. We have instructor needs in IBEST, HS21+, and math. Experience teaching and developing curriculum for multi-level basic skills classes, providing instruction to diverse populations, and teaching with online learning platforms (Canvas) preferred.

 Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s  in Education
  • At least one year teaching experience in Adult Basic Education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Master’s degree in adult education
  • Experience teaching in a community college or community based setting.
  • Experience in using the Washington ABE Reporting System (WABERS) and CASAS Testing practices.
  • Experienced in teaching and developing ABE/GED math curriculum.
  • Experience working collaboratively with, and reporting to, private, state, and federal agencies


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.


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.


 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.

CIS-Computer Programming

Required: Computer programming instructor with the experience to teach a variety of courses such as C# programming, net web application development, programming logic, requirements analysis, system/application testing and quality and version control. Desirable skills would include knowledge of and the ability to teach SQL, JavaScript, and XML.

CIS- Office Administration

Ability to teach college-level courses in the Office Administration area to include keyboarding, Business English, Business Communication, and all MS Office applications. Current related work experience or business education degree required.


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 Fall 2015.

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


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

Ability to teach career preparatory skills to include resume design, oral board skills, civil service testing and understanding the components of the firefighter written exam to be successful. Required:  Experience in Human Resources or related field with experience in employment hiring practices. Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience preferred.     

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:
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.
Choral Director

Ability to organize, develop, and teach a college/community choir.  Choir will meet one evening weekly and present a public concert at the end of each academic quarter.  Applicant should possess experience in building, administrating, and conducting choirs.  Required:  Master’s degree in Music or related area from an accredited college or university.

Application deadline is July 13, 2015. Class starts Fall 2015.

Class Guitar 

Ability to organize, develop, and teach a college/community Class Guitar course.  The course meets for 3 hours a week and includes students of varying abilities. Required Qualifications:  B.A. in Guitar Performance/Music or Master’s degree in related area from an accredited college or university; experience teaching guitar to students of varying abilities. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Guitar Performance/Music.

Intro to Improvisation 

Ability to develop and teach a college/community Intro to Improvisation course.  The course meets for 3 hours a week. Required Qualifications:  B.A. in Music or related area from an accredited college or university; experience teaching music to students of varying abilities. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Music or related area from an accredited college or university.

 Nursing We are hiring for nursing adjuncts starting in Fall 2015. 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.


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.