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Employment at COCC

Take the first step in your career with Central Oregon Community College – review our open positions here:


Once you have created an online application, you will be able to login using your personal username and password to review the status of your application during the recruitment process. Completing the on-line application takes approximately 30 – 45 minutes.

If you need access to a computer, the College campus has several computer labs open to the public. Contact the lab for current hours (click link for numbers): Pioneer Hall or Barber Library. You may also come by the HR Office in Newberry Hall for assistance (Bend Campus Map).

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process should contact Disability Services or Human Resources for assistance: (541) 383-7216. The Oregon Relay Services number is 7-1-1.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources department at or at (541) 383-7216 or TDD (541) 383-7708 for the hearing/speech impaired.

COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.

Student Employment Opportunities:
For student employment opportunities in the community, please click on Student Employment to inquire about available positions. These positions are not typically handled through the main Human Resources job site. 

Computer Literacy:
All College faculty, administrators, and staff whose jobs would benefit are expected to have or commit to acquiring significant computer literacy. At the very least, this means ability to manage files, use e-mail and conferencing, use a spreadsheet such as Excel, use Word or an equivalent sophisticated word processing software. Additionally, employees will be expected to use the Internet and to integrate multimedia applications into classroom use when appropriate.

Equivalency when applying for positions:
The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet the qualifications indicated in the job posting, but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must complete the equivalency question within the application.  The equivalency statement should include supporting evidence to substantiate alternative qualifications.

Applicant information and the employment review process are confidential. COCC's processes and systems are designed to support every applicant's privacy and equal opportunity for employment. COCC utilizes a committee review process to ensure full and equitable consideration of applicant qualifications. No information will be shared outside of the committee structure process and committee members are trained in proper EEO and diversity and inclusion practices.

Veterans Notice:
Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain additional consideration during the COCC employment process under ORS 408.230 and 408.225; OAR 839-006-435 to 839-006-0470, by submitting (during the online application process)  a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD Form 214 and 215 (215 if applicable). Character of Service field must list HONORABLE for the most recent separation from the military.  Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their veterans disability preference letter from the Department of of Veterans Affairs, unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 and/or 215.

Our HR team is available to answer questions at every step of your application process.

Contact Us

Heidi Weaver – HR Specialist
Carolyn Schmidt - HR Specialist

Human Resources Office
Ph:  541-383-7216  Em: