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Hiring Process

Hiring Process for Staff

  1. Candidates must complete the staff employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one position, candidates must apply for each position individually.
  2. After the closing date, Location HR will screen the applicant pool, and the qualified applicants are forwarded to the hiring supervisor.
  3. The hiring supervisor contacts applicants if an interview is requested.
  4. The hiring supervisor chooses a candidate. Information is sent to the Human Resources Office for the criminal background check.
  5. Once the criminal background check clears, Human Resources calculates a recommended salary, and the hiring supervisor calls the candidate with an offer of employment.

 

Hiring Process for Full-Time Faculty

  1. Candidates must complete the faculty employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one teaching position, candidates must complete a separate application for each position. Please see transcript policy below.*
  2. After the closing date, packets are prepared and forwarded to the departments. Academic committees review applications.
  3. The committee chair will contact applicants if an interview is requested. It is at this point that the committee can provide candidates with additional information about a particular position. The interview will include a demonstration of teaching capability and communication and presentation skills.
  4. The committee recommends candidates to the dean, vice presidents and the college president. Information is sent to the Human Resources Office for the criminal background check.
  5. Once the criminal background check clears, Human Resources calculates a recommended salary, and the committee chair calls the candidate with an offer of employment.
  6. Decisions for full-time faculty are made the spring semester prior to the start of the following academic year.

 

Hiring Process for Adjunct Faculty

Applicants submitting applications for adjunct positions are applying to be a part of DCCCD’s adjunct faculty pool of instructors. Departments may have multiple teaching opportunities for each adjunct position advertised on the DCCCD website. As current adjunct faculty are assigned courses to teach, the number of teaching opportunities advertised for potential new adjuncts is subject to change.

  1. Candidates must complete a faculty employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one teaching discipline, candidates must complete a separate application for each discipline. Please see transcript policy below.*
  2. Departments download online applications. Applications are reviewed on an as-needed basis around academic schedules.
  3. The committee chair contacts applicants if an interview is requested. It is at this point that the committee can provide candidates with additional information about a particular position. The interview may include a demonstration of teaching capability and communication and presentation skills.
  4. Candidates accepted to teach are placed on an adjunct faculty pool and assigned to teach courses on a semester-by-semester basis.
  5. The dean contacts eligible faculty regarding assignments.

 

*Transcript Policy

Official transcripts are required when applying for full-time faculty and adjunct positions. Contact your education institution(s) and have your official transcripts mailed directly to the Location HR Office.

Applicants with earned degrees from educational institutions located outside the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service. Applicants who have foreign transcripts may submit a copy of their translated transcript attached to the original transcript evaluation. Applicants are responsible for the costs associated with translation/evaluation services. Evaluated transcripts may be mailed to the Location HR Office.