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Mission Statement

Trinidad State’s mission is to enrich the lives of our diverse communities by providing quality educational experiences and promoting lifelong learning.


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Current Job Openings

Contact Information

Lorrie Velasquez
Human Resources Director
Trinidad Campus
1-(800) 621-8752, ext. 5534
or (719) 846-5534

Rachael Doyle
Human Resources Director
Valley Campus
1-(800) 621-8752, ext. 7022
or (719) 589-7022

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Trinidad State Junior College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of the ADA. The College has designated the Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact the Director of Human Resources, 600 Prospect Street, Trinidad, CO, 81082, (719) 846-5534; or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO, 80204, (303) 844-2981, TDD (303) 844-3417.

Employment Listing

  • TRIO SSS Transfer Coordinator
    Responsible for providing one-on-one transfer advising for participants. The Transfer Coordinator will maintain contacts with transfer institutions, implement workshops to assist students transferring, and maintain information regarding financial aid opportunities at transfer institutions. The Coordinator will have a case load of students that they will track, advise, and intervene with to ensure students’ successful attainment of their educational goals.
    Learn more about this employment opportunity (pdf)
  • Trinidad State Junior College is seeking adjunct instructors for Physics, Astronomy, Math, English, College Comprehension & Reading, and Music courses for its Trinidad campus.
    Master’s Degree required and relevant experience preferred.
    For more information contact the Dean of Arts & Sciences at .
    Review of applications is ongoing.
  • Trinidad State Junior College is seeking models for figure drawing on its Trinidad campus.
    For more information contact Vilas Tonape via email at .
    TSJC is an equal opportunity institution.

Notice To All Applicants

Former employees of the Colorado Community College system or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on your application/within your application materials. All materials submitted become the property of Trinidad State Junior College and will not be returned. The State of Colorado must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act/1986. If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired. Colorado fiscal rules require all new employees to be on direct deposit.

About Trinidad State Junior College

Trinidad State Junior College, located in Trinidad, Colorado, is a state-supported, two-year institution of higher education. The College was established by an act of the State Legislature in 1925, and is the oldest public two-year college in the State of Colorado. The College's Service Area includes eight rural counties characterized by low population density and small communities. One campus is located in Trinidad and is a residential campus while the other, located in Alamosa, is a commuter campus. Both campuses serve distinct populations. As a comprehensive Community College, Trinidad State Junior College not only offers ongoing transfer Associate of Arts Degree and Associate of Applied Science (vocational) Degree programs, but also has developed and implemented numerous successful short-term vocational certificate programs, and totally inclusive adult education and developmental programs.

For information regarding Trinidad State Junior College Security, including crime statistics for the Trinidad and Alamosa campus and surrounding area, please see the Trinidad State Junior College Campus Security website at: - For a hard copy report please contact 719-846-5618

The Valley Campus

The Trinidad State Junior College Valley Campus is located in the San Luis Valley, which consists of six counties: Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache. Located in a broad, mostly flat valley, as much as 100 miles long and 75 miles wide, with an elevation of 7,500 feet at the Valley floor, the region is rimmed by high mountains to the north, east, and west, with elevations up to 14,345 feet. The Rio Grande River rises in the western part of the region and flows south into New Mexico. The region has an area of 8,180 square miles and a population of approximately forty thousand people. Major communities in the Valley include Alamosa, Monte Vista, Del Norte, Center, Antonito, Manassa, San Luis, La Jara, Sanford, Creede, and Saguache.

TSJC Mission Statement

Trinidad State Junior College enriches the academic, technical, and cultural life of our diverse community. We are committed to offering traditional and alternative approaches to education, providing quality instruction, and promoting lifelong learning.

Mission Statement

Trinidad State’s mission is to enrich the lives of our diverse communities by providing quality educational experiences and promoting lifelong learning.

600 Prospect - Trinidad, CO 81082 - 1-800-621-TSJC

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