Qualifications, Description, and Application Process

Position Qualifications

The ideal candidate must demonstrate that they satisfy the following:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in education, leadership, counseling, student development or related fields of study
  • Five years progressively responsible administrative or executive experience in a higher education environment
  • Three years of teaching experience

The following are desired:

Desired Qualifications

  • Doctoral or terminal degree from an accredited institution in education, leadership, counseling, student development, or related fields of study
  • Administrative or executive experience at the community college level
  • Experience providing leadership at Hispanic Serving Institutions and/or with minoritized student populations

Position Description

Please refer to the position posting in NEOGOV for the full job description and application instructions.


Complete applications will only be accepted up until the closing date of Sunday, February 28, 2021, by 5:00 PM.

Complete applications include an online application, letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, supplemental questions and contact information for three professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, and copies of unofficial or official transcript(s). Authorized official transcript(s) must be submitted as a condition of employment.

The supplemental questions are designed to allow the candidate to provide more detailed information regarding personal approach, philosophy, and experience as it relates to this position. Candidates will be asked to answer the following questions when applying:

  1. Describe your personal philosophy.
  2. Please describe how your previous education, training and/or professional experience(s) will help to create and promote an equitable campus climate at Yakima Valley College?

The Human Resource Office will begin a review of minimum qualifications on Monday, March 1, 2021, through Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

The Vice President of Instruction and Student Services Search Committee will begin a review of applicants passing minimum qualifications beginning Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – Friday, March 12, 2021.

Employment Application Process

  • Click on the job posting from the list, then click on the “Apply” link.
  • If you are a new user, you must create an account and select a Username and Password.
  • After you log in, click the Job Title link and proceed with your application.
  • Please refer to the Applicant Guide for help in setting up your account and applying for the job.

Question on the Application Process?

  • Please refer to the application page for specific application instructions.
  • If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 855.524.5627.

Please direct search process inquiries to:

Steven Sloniker
Executive Director
Human Resource Services