The Personnel Commission office conducts recruitments, candidate assessments, job classification, and compensation administration for classified (non-teaching) positions in the following job disciplines:

    • Accounting & Finance

    • Athletics

    • Bookstore

    • Building Planning, Maintenance & Construction

    • Business Administration

    • Campus Safety

    • Health Services

    • Human Resources/Personnel Commission

    • Informational Technology

    • Institutional Research

    • Instructional Assistance

    • Instructional Media & Technology

    • KCRW

    • Library

    • Payroll

    • Performing Arts & Events

    • Public Relations & Marketing

    • Student Services

    • Warehouse


"The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants for employment, as well as District employees, shall have full and equal access to employment opportunity. No person shall be subjected to unlawful discrimination in any program or activity of the District." 

 District's Board Policy 34​20 (Equal Employment Opportunity)

 District's Board Policy 3410 (Nondiscrimination)​ 

Equity Statement

Santa Monica College encourages candidates that are equity-minded to apply. SMC is a minority-serving, Hispanic-serving institution. We actively seek to attract candidates from minority groups that value equity, diversity, and inclusion. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are built into the culture at SMC, and are an essential component of the work that we do. SMC is committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity as it is a reflection of our student population and we strive to hire candidates that share this commitment.​

Mission Statement and Values

Our mission is to utilize merit principles in providing quality human resources services for classified staff, in support of achieving institutional learning outcomes and business objectives which contribute to the College’s vision as a leader and innovator in student learning and achievement.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting, selecting and retaining the best qualified people for our college

  • Advancing current employees on the basis of relative ability, knowledge, and skill

  • Administering a competitive salary structure based on sound professional standards, prevailing community practices, legal requirements, and equity

  • Protecting employees from arbitrary employment actions

  • Fostering an environment that promotes inclusion, civility, and diversity

  • Providing a voice for the interests of classified staff, classified managers, and classified administrators

We carry out our mission by:

  • Maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards

  • Interpreting, clarifying, applying our rules, policies and procedures fairly and consistently

  • Understanding and anticipating customer needs

  • Facilitating communication and fostering collaboration with all stakeholders

  • Enhancing quality and efficiency of services

  • Measuring outcomes

  • Working as a team

Contact Us

1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405 USA
(310) 434-4410

Hours of Operation

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F

Candidates with legally defined disabilities may request reasonable accommodation in the selection process by notifying the Personnel Commission Office.