Personnel Commission

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Personnel Commission hiring for SMC's Classified Non Teaching Staff

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Interested in joining the team at SMC?

The Personnel Commission office conducts recruitments, candidate assessments, job classification, and compensation administration for classified (non-teaching) positions.  Keep scrolling to learn about the hiring process.

Personnel Commission's Recruitment Process

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Employee Safety is Our Top Priority

We understand that working during the time of COVID can result in feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. Santa Monica College is committed to actively ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its employees. Please see the resources below for information about how SMC is keeping its employees safe and enabling them to thrive during this time.


Santa Monica College has implemented a Mandatory Vaccination Program for all students and employees.

For more information on the Mandatory Vaccination Program visit:

Mandatory vaccination applies to all SMC employees who will be physically present and/or who will need to access college locations. All employees must be fully vaccinated by September 15, 2021. After September 15, 2021, all new employees must be fully-vaccinated by the first day of employment.

Note that exemptions and deferrals due to medical reasons, disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious beliefs will be accepted and must go through a review and approval process. 

Unvaccinated employees with approved exemptions/deferrals and/or accommodations will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing at least once a week before they may access any Santa Monica College location. 

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Consider Temporary Employment with Santa Monica College

Temporary assignments provide a great way to showcase your professional skills and assist Santa Monica College while gaining valuable work experience within higher education Temporary employees may be assigned on an interim basis to cover for a regular employee who is out on leave, to offer additional assistance during periods of abnormal or peak workloads, to assist in special projects, or to perform seasonal work. All Current Openings may include opportunities for both permanent and temporary assignments.

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EEO Statement

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.

The District's Board Policy 3410 (Nondiscrimination), Board Policy 3420 (EEO), and Board Policy 7100 (Commitment to Diversity) may be accessed on the Board Policy Manual webpage

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.