Innovate to Educate. Aspire to Inspire.

At Lower Columbia College, we're committed to improving the quality of life in our region. By fostering a campus community of integrity, respect, inclusion, and innovation, we're able to help students achieve both academically and personally, so they can pursue their dreams. We believe in the power of education to break barriers and transform lives.

We're enthusiastic idealists, dedicated to serving our students and our community. We believe in teamwork and collaboration, and like to have fun along the way – whether it's participating in a fitness challenge or cheering on our colleagues in the annual talent show.

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Competitive Pay & Benefits

  • Retirement plan through Washington State Retirement System (PERS, TRS) with 100% match, planning resources, and seminars
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Red Devil Wellbeing Program
  • Family & Medical Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Waiver(s)
  • Working with an awesome team dedicated to affecting change
  • And more!


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Lupe Rodriguez

"I like working at LCC as it gives me the opportunity to give back to my community and continue to learn and grown, all while supporting students and helping them get closer to their goals." 

Guadalupe Rodriguez, Running Start Director

Nathan Shepherd

"Lower Columbia College strengthens the local community. I feel fortunate to be able to help others along their journey of self-improvement."

Nathan Shepherd, Machine Trades Faculty

Kailie Drumm

"LCC has the most welcoming community-vibe I have ever experienced in a workplace. Everyone is friendly, cooperative, and genuinely wants the best for our students, our faculty and staff, and our community. The support you receive here as an employee is astounding." 

Kailie Drumm, PhD, RN, Nursing Faculty


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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): Lower Columbia College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All Inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievance procedures should be directed to Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs,1600 Maple Street, PO Box 3010, Longview, WA 98632, Phone number, (360) 442-2120, Phone number/TTY (800) 833-6388. Learn more on our Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment page.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Lower Columbia College celebrates and embraces diversity of all kinds, including differing beliefs, cultures, people, and experiences. We commit to institutional and individual changes that recognize, understand, and challenge patterns of social inequity and systemic disparities within our ever-changing world. As part of this commitment, we strive to strengthen practices involving student success, cultural enrichment, diversity education, curricular transformation, and employee development. We are dedicated to promoting an accessible, inclusive, and safe environment that fosters cultural competency, educational equity, and social justice for all students, staff, faculty, and our local and global communities.

Human Resource Services

 Sam Orth, Director of Human Resources

  (360) 442-2124
Fax: (360) 442-2129

 Jennifer Lucas, Talent Acquisition Specialist

  (360) 442-2122

 Administration Building, 1st Floor


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