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Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College

The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District (District) is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all student to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understand that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 35,000 students a term, in fall 2014 the demographic make-up of the students was 11% Black/African American; 16% Asian/Pacific Islander; 30%Hispanic/Latino; 31%White/Caucasian; and 13% Other.

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse. The District is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified and outstanding applicants.


Jobs at Contra Costa College

  • Engineering Adjunct Instructor

  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Description of PositionPart-time teaching position in the Engineering Department. The department offers lower division engineering courses transferrab

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  • Grounds Worker II

  • San Pablo, CA
  • Position DefinitionTo perform a variety of skilled landscaping and turf maintenance duties; and to operate a variety of equipment in maintenance of ca

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  • Communication Studies Assistant Professor

  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Description of PositionThere are two full-time, tenure-track positions in the Communication Studies Department. One position will have a minimum 35% l

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  • Chemistry Assistant Professor

  • San Ramon, CA
  • Description of PositionThe San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College is seeking a full-time tenure track assistant professor to teach Chemistry to beg

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