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Build Your Career at Columbia College

Cultivating Talent, Nurturing Growth

At Columbia College, our Human Resources department is dedicated to empowering the college's most significant resources – its employees.

Employee Benefits

Retirement Plan

With us, your future is in good hands. We offer a generous retirement plan to our staff, matching up to 8% after meeting eligibility requirements. It's our way of ensuring that you can look forward to a secure and comfortable retirement.

Health & Wellness

We believe in the power of rest and rejuvenation. That's why we offer our employees a generous amount of vacation and sick leave, comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance options, along with an around-the-clock Employee Assistance Program.

Education Benefits

As a firm believer in lifelong learning, we offer free and discounted tuition for employees and their dependents, as well as countless professional development opportunities, and access to 13,000+ LinkedIn Learning courses. Your progress is our mission.

Employee Perks

With 24/7 campus safety, free parking, fitness center access, Microsoft Office, and entry to home athletic events for you and five guests, we're saying 'thanks'. You are essential to our visionary community.

Why Work At Columbia College?

At Columbia College, we strive to create an inclusive employee experience for everyone, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Columbia College is a safe place for open dialogue, a supporter of activities promoting diversity and inclusion, and ultimately, a community that welcomes all.


Equal Opportunity Employment

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Columbia College ensures that qualified applicants are considered for positions without discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. 

In compliance with the Clery Act, the College discloses crime statistics for crimes committed on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, or on property owned/controlled by the College during the last three years. The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be obtained electronically or in paper copy by contacting the Campus Safety Office.

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because a future built by you is a future built for you.

Too many people have been made to feel that higher education isn’t a place for them— that it is someone else’s dream. But we change all that. With individualized attention and ongoing support, we help you write a new story for the future where you play the starring role.