Frequently Asked Questions

Santa Barbara City College is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, consistent with applicable federal and state laws.  Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

If you have questions or are disabled and require special accommodation with the application process, interviews, or tests, please contact the Human Resources office at (805) 965-0581, extension 4058.


SBCC utilizes the Employment Search and Application system to better facilitate our prospective employees’ needs.  Please log on to

Features Include:

  • Ability to view the entire classification description online.
  • Search and apply for positions at any time 24/7.
  • Ability to self attach required documents for applications online.

Positions may be advertised on the California Community College Registry, the Chronicle of Higher Education, craigslist, and other publications.

For job opportunities, our employment application process is on-line only. Applications and the list of vacant positions are available at

Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources by phone at (805) 965-0581, extension 4058.

Public access computers are available on campus at: the Library and the Schall Career Center.

Public access computers are also available at the public library.

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After the application deadline has passed, your education and experience will be evaluated based upon the job-related evaluation criteria listed in the job announcement. Those individuals who are determined to be best qualified by this evaluation will be selected for an interview. For faculty positions, this determination is made by a committee. For non-teaching staff positions, this determination is made by the hiring supervisor. The final selection for full-time faculty positions is made by the Superintendent-President; the final selection for classified, non-teaching staff positions is made by the hiring supervisor. All applicants will be notified of their selection or non-selection.

Human Resources accept online applications for our Adjunct Pools on an ongoing basis.  Applicants must complete the online application and attach the appropriate mandatory documents.  Please start out by going to and follow the instructions. 

When there is a need for an Adjunct Faculty, the department chair will contact the applicant directly for an interview.  Once hired by the department chair, Human Resources will send out a new hire packet for processing.

If you need help with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at (805) 965-0581 Ext. 4058.

There is often a need to hire individuals to do part-time temporary non-teaching hourly staff work. The type of work available varies widely, from clerical and custodial to food service and security. Interested individuals should contact their department of interest directly. Individuals are selected and hired by the actual department on an as-needed basis. Hours of work are limited to 19.5 weekly, and workers in this category are not eligible for any employee benefits. Those selected for hire  must be approved by the Board of Trustees  and are required to complete paperwork in the Human Resources office before beginning work. 

Individual placement on a salary range is dependent on related experience and educational criteria. The link for salary range information for non-teaching staff positions can be found under "classification information" on the Human Resources home page. Links to current salary schedules can be found on the Human Resources home page. 

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See adjunct participation in benefits for more info.

A wide variety of on-campus jobs are available for SBCC students. A listing of on-campus job openings can be found at the Schall Career Center, Student Services Building, 2nd floor, Room SS 282. You may also approach individual departments or faculty members to inquire about on-campus job opportunities for SBCC students. On-campus jobs for students are not advertised off campus.

You may also access information about student jobs that are available by going to The Connection. The Connection lists on-campus and off-campus jobs and internship opportunities for SBCC students. Students please click here: The Connection for Students. If you are an employer please click here: The Connection for Employers .

If you need assistance with The Connection please contact the Schall Career Center at (805) 965-0581 ext. 2331 or via email at  Or, drop by the Schall Career Center in the Student Services building and we will be happy to get you up and running on The Connection. 

In general terms, to be employed as a student in an on-campus job, you must be enrolled at SBCC for a minimum of 6 units for the semester. International Students must be registered for a minimum of 12 units at SBCC and must have completed at least 1 semester at SBCC and be in good standing (2.0 GPA) with the International Student Services office. Before beginning work in an on-campus student job, the necessary employment packet paperwork must be completed in the Human Resources office, Student Services Building, Room SS 230. At the time of hire, you will be asked to provide proof of identity and evidence of your right to work in this country (i.e., current photo ID, actual social security card, US passport).