Current Openings for Faculty & Staff
Thank you for stopping by! We are pleased you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with SPSCC. South Puget Sound Community College has over 300 full time employees, including administrative/exempt professionals, full time faculty and full time classified staff. In addition, we have over 400 part time employees (faculty and hourly) 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.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified applicants are required to submit the following materials to the address listed below.
- A South Puget Sound Community College employment application
- 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
- A current resume
- Official or unofficial transcripts (Faculty and Exempt positions)
- 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
|Administrative Assistant 3- Natural & Applied Sciences||Full-time, Classified||$2,598.00-$3,377.00/mo.||Reviewing Applications
Closed: April 14, 2014
|Art History/2D Studio Arts Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 6, 2014
|Campus Security Officer||Full-time, Classified||$3,063.00-$4,014.00/mo.||Accepting Applications
Closes: April 24, 2014
|Chemistry Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: April 22, 2014
|Civil Engineering/CAD Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 9, 2014
|Custodian 1||Full-time, Classified||$1,929.00-$2,482.00/mo.||Accepting Applications
Closes: April 28, 2014
|Custodian 1- On Call||Part-time, Hourly||$11.09/hr.||Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
|Dentist||Part-time, Hourly||$50/hr.||Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
|Development Director of the College Foundation||Full-time, Exempt||$65,000-$73,000||Interviewing
Closed: March 26, 2014
|Head Men’s Soccer Coach||Part-time||$1,750.00/quarter||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 30, 2014
|Mathematics Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 1, 2014
|Medical Assisting Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: April 29, 2014
|Instrumental Ensemble and Music History Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 13, 2014
|Office Assistant 2- Security||Part-time, Hourly||$11.59/hr.||Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
|Office Assistant 3- Hawks Prairie||Full-time, Classified||$2,161.00-$2,789.00/mo.||Interviewing
Closed: April 1, 2014
|Paralegal Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47, 521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: April 25, 2014
|Program Assistant- Workforce Transitions||Full-time, Classified||$2,212.00-$2,855.00/mo.||
|Security Guard||Part-time, Hourly||$14.93/hr.||Accepting Applications
Open Until Filled
|Vice President for Administrative Services||Full-time, Exempt||$105,000-120,000 DOQ||Interviewing
Closed: March 14, 2014
|Welding Professor||Full-time, Tenure Track||$47,521.00||Accepting Applications
Closes: May 5, 2014
|WorkFirst Career Services Specialist||Full-time, Exempt||$40,000||Reviewing Applications
Closed: April 17, 2014
- 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
|Adult Basic Education/GED||
Math instructor with experience teaching ABE/ESL level 1-3 students. Experience teaching multi-level basic skills classes, providing instruction to diverse populations, and technology assisted instruction preferred. Master’s degree in Math or Adult Education required. Familiarity with applied math specifically math associated with the trades preferred.
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.|
Able to teach introductory general chemistry for Allied Health majors and/or general chemistry for Science/Engineering majors, including lab. Required: Masters’ degree in Chemistry or closely related field. Preferred: teaching experience at a community college. Available days and/or evenings.
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 and Continuing Education at Hawks Prairie Center
|The Corporate and Continuing Education program is looking for professionals to teach daytime classes aimed at business and industry training in the following areas:
|EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary)||
The College is seeking a supportive and engaging dentist or Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary with a baccalaureate to teach our EFDA class starting in the fall of 2014. This is an adjunct faculty position for fall, winter, and spring quarters. The EFDA course is a lecture and lab combination that runs for three hours in the evening, one day a week, for three quarters. The students, all Certified Dental Assistants, will learn the skills and knowledge necessary to place quality amalgam and composite fillings and take final impressions. The curriculum and materials needed have been expertly organized and prepared, and an experienced lab assistant is available.
|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 .
Required Preparatory Workshop (location 22-180)
May 7, 2014 1p—4:30p
May 8, 2014 8:30a—Noon
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
|Fire and Emergency Services Technology||
|Geology||Ability to teach Geology 101 in an evening schedule, including willingness to participate in field trips. Master’s Degree in Geology or closely related field required; teaching and field experience preferred.|
Ability to teach introductory statistics. Master’s degree is required; college-level teaching experience in mathematics or an area using statistical methods is preferred.
The College is seeking instructors to teach in the Nursing Program. Master’s in Nursing required and will considered BSN with current enrollment in a Master’s Program preferred.
|Nursing- Clinical Instructor||
The College is seeking clinical instructors to teach in the Nursing Assistant Program. A BSN degree, a Washington State RN license, and experience in long term care are required.
|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.