Careers at San Juan College
Make an Impact in New Mexico and Beyond
Welcome to San Juan College, a regional leader in education committed to providing quality education to over 10,000 students each year. Our diverse and culturally rich community is eager to welcome new talent to join our team of dedicated faculty and staff. Join us and channel your passions into inspiring students in Farmington, New Mexico, and the entire Four Corners region.
San Juan College Job Perks
SJC’s Office of Human Resources supports the college’s most valuable asset: its employees. We offer a full range of benefits and resources to help you thrive. We want you to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance, build long-term financial security, and explore the beautiful natural settings around us. Discover how we foster a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence.
Competitive Benefits Package
Choose from our excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage plans. We also provide flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability coverage.
Save for Retirement
Join the Public Employee Pension Plan (NMERB). We also offer 403(b) plans, 457 plans, and Roth IRA plans.
Paid Time Off
Full-time 12-month employees can enjoy up to 22 days of annual leave, in addition to the winter break and observed holidays.
Get 12 credits of tuition benefits annually for employees and a qualified family member.
Health and Fitness
You and a qualified family member can have free membership to the gym at our Health and Human Performance Center.
Get moving on campus! Spend 30 minutes a day up to three times a week for a fitness activity in conjunction with your lunch hour.
Enjoy free library services and discounts at our campus bookstore, eateries, and Outdoor Equipment Rental Center. Get free and discounted tickets for select SJC events.
In Farmington, we get 300+ days of sunshine a year. Spend your free time hiking, mountain biking, or boating in our beautiful natural surroundings.
Enhance your professional skills and knowledge through SJC’s Center for Professional Exploration and Development. Join our training sessions, webinars, and classes for free.
What Our Employees Say
"I love working at SJC because of our amazing students, who show integrity and passion every day. I also love the connections the college has to the community and working here helps me be an active member of our community. Not to mention the beautiful campus!"
"I enjoy the atmosphere at SJC and helping students get started with their textbooks and supplies that they will need for their classes. I have worked here long enough to see the students start classes, graduate and then see their children go through the same process."
Proud of Being A Family-Friendly Workplace
San Juan College has earned platinum distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico. We are proud to support a healthy work-life balance for employees.
Discover Farmington and Beyond
Nestled in the northwest corner of New Mexico, Farmington is the hub of the Four Corners. Our beautiful city is located one hour south of Durango, Colorado, three hours northwest of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and three hours southeast of Moab, Utah.
Along with the phenomenal weather, Farmington offers over 50 beautifully maintained city parks and thousands of acres of terrain from mountains to rivers—enough to satisfy any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, boating, skiing, snowboarding, off-roading and more. Farmington also boasts a superb variety of special cultural events, museums, galleries, and local theater group events year-round.
Our Hiring Process
At SJC, we believe in creating a team that is passionate about helping students and creating a supportive learning environment. That’s why we believe in finding the best people for our open positions. Learn more about SJC’s hiring process by expanding our menus.
Once you’ve found a job posting you like, submit your application and any additional documents, such as a resume, cover letter or writing sample, if required.
The time it takes to fill the position will vary depending on the position. We will keep you updated through the candidate dashboard on People Admin, our job application system.
Our staff will review all resumes submitted for the job posting. Please note it may take several weeks or more for this process to be completed.
Once you’ve passed the application review and are selected for interview by the committee, we will contact you. The interview may be conducted in person or through video conferencing. You will typically meet a small group or panel of interviewers.
During the interview itself, we’ll ask questions about your skills, experiences, and knowledge. Some positions may also require you to complete further assessments. We also encourage you to ask us questions about the position and our school culture. We want this to be a great fit both ways.
Please note it may take several weeks or more to receive an update on your application status. We will notify you as soon as a decision is made.
We are excited to make you an offer of employment to join the team at San Juan College. Your offer will be made both verbally and in writing. Once you accept this offer, we can continue with the hiring process.
Our offer of employment is conditional upon the results of procedures such as background checks and pre-employment screening processes. Your background check will review your previous address information for the past seven years. Please note this process may take up to two weeks to complete. We will inform you when you have successfully completed all required checks and screenings.
Congratulations on your new position! We’re so glad you’re joining our team. At this time, you’ll go through our onboarding process that will help you acclimate to your new role and our school. We will send you an email so you can access a personalized onboarding website that contains important information and required tasks. You may also have to complete your department’s onboarding process. Welcome to San Juan College!