It is the applicant's responsibility to request the granting of equivalency and to provide all documentation in support of equivalency. The screening committee will NOT review any applications that do meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Candidates applying under Equivalency must complete and upload the Questionnaire for Equivalency, to their online employment application. Applications will be reviewed by the Equivalency Committee in that discipline area, as needed, to determine if Equivalency will be granted to the applicant, after which you will be notified.
To see the Minimum Qualifications (MQ) for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges, please click on the link below.
Who needs to apply for Equivalency?
1) Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions, but do not meet the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges, may still apply to the position under an Equivalency. Applying on the basis of Equivalency means that the applicant feels they have a combination of education and/or experience that would be equivalent to the state minimum qualifications, allowing them to teach under the discipline. Candidates must complete and upload an Questionnaire for Equivalency, along with supporting documentation, to their online employment application.
2) Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions and their required degrees are not yet posted on their transcripts at the time of application must attach a completed Questionnaire for Equivalency to their online application.