Calbright Careers

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Calbright Careers

We want to work with someone like you

Calbright cares about creating new opportunities: for California’s adult learners — and for people who have a passion for education. The same spirit of creativity and collaboration that empowers our students extends to our tight-knit employee community, and we’re serious about providing our people with a flexible work environment that reflects our core values.

We value people who are hardworking, compassionate, flexible, and empathetic. It’s hard work building something new from the ground up, so we’re always on the lookout for people who can not only roll up their sleeves but roll with the punches. As we grow, we’re laser-focused on building a workforce that reflects the diversity of California — and we would love to have you join us on the journey.

If you have questions about what it’s like to work at Calbright, please review the FAQs at the bottom of this page. You are also welcome reach out to and we would be happy to help. Browse our open positions and job descriptions below.

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Benefits Information

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Collective Bargaining Agreements

Calbright is where mission-driven people come together — empowering you to find belonging and make a difference in the lives of Californians.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Calbright College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Calbright College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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Calbright offers a compelling and competitive package. Learn more in this Summary of Benefits (pdf).

Yes; Calbright College employees participate in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) or California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), a defined benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employee pension, benefits vest after 5 years of service. 

Upon hire, and based on California Education Code, we review and then initiate the process of sick leave transfer from a previous community college, school district or county superintendent of schools if eligibility criteria is met.

While Calbright is a fully remote community college, employees must be located within the state of California or be willing to relocate. Employees can work from any California-based home location. 

Each of our positions may have their own unique timeline. In general, once applications are received, they are screened to ensure they meet the minimum qualifications for the position as noted on the position description. We then assemble a selection committee which is composed of department representatives, subject matter experts, and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) representative. Candidates who meet the minimum qualification are then forwarded to the committee who will score the applications using a predetermined scoring rubric. Candidates receiving the highest scores will then be invited to an interview. If you are selected to interview you will be contacted by a member of the HR team.

All of our positions require an official application, as well as a resume and cover letter which must be submitted through our online application. The complete list of our open positions appears above on this page.

Yes; you must complete an application for each position you wish to be considered. The complete list of our open positions appears above on this page.

Applicants who have completed college or university course work at an institution outside of the United States that is not a post-secondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents. This documentation must be submitted upon offer of employment. Calbright College will only accept verification from any of the listed member agencies found at or

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa. 

Since we do not conduct in-person interviews, having your camera on is one way that we can get to know you as a candidate.  You are encouraged to blur your background or put up a background filter, but just as we want you to see us, we would love to see you too.  It helps to make our conversations more engaging.  If you are unable to have your camera on due to internet connection issues or if you to request another form of accommodation, please reach out to human resources at

If you are requesting accommodation for the application process or an upcoming interview, please reach out to a member of human resources at You can also inform the recruiter when your interview is scheduled that you may require an accommodation. 

We do not have a referral program, but it is important for you to let us know if you are related to a current employee or have a relationship with a Calbright team member.

All interviews are conducted via Zoom and should take approximately 45 minutes. The questions will be asked by the committee members and they will also appear on the screen. The selection committee will not ask follow-up questions so it is important to answer each question completely. While you will not have the opportunity to ask questions during the formal Q&A, you will have the chance to ask any questions or provide any additional information you may have at the conclusion of the interview. 

At Calbright College, we are committed to inclusive and equitable hiring practices which are included in each phase of the hiring process. As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, we are also committed to the principles of EEO. To ensure that we are upholding the aforementioned principles we provide regular training to all selection committee members on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) practices and lowering barriers in hiring, as well as  regular training on topics centering on diversity, equity, and inclusion, accessibility and belonging. We assemble diverse selection committees, include an EEO Representative on every committee to ensure each candidate is treated fairly throughout each step of their candidate journey, and regularly review our practices and hiring outcomes so as to measure and adjust as needed

Once your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by a member of the human resources team to ensure it meets the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job announcement. Those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, will be shared with our selection committee. The selection committee will then use a predetermined assessment criteria to score each candidate. Those candidates receiving the highest scores will be invited to an interview. Interviews will be held via Zoom and generally take at least 45 minutes, but may be extended depending on the position and interview process. The screening committee will then evaluate each interview and those candidates receiving the highest scores will be invited to a final round of interview.  

Most, but not all. Classified employees are represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA), Chapter #53. Faculty, which include instructors and academic success counselors, are represented by the Calbright Faculty Association (CFA). Management and Confidential employees are not represented by a union.