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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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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 Listings

Math Faculty - Valley Campus

Trinidad State Junior College is seeking applicants for the position of Associate Professor of Mathematics for its Valley Campus in Alamosa, Colorado. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated instructor who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. This individual is responsible for instruction in assigned classes according to established curriculum in both developmental and college level Mathematics. Trinidad State Junior College is a two-year community college within the Colorado Community College System. This position is a full-time 9-month faculty position starting in August, 2015. Learn more about this employment opportunity (pdf)

Director of Library Services

Trinidad State Junior College seeks a Director of Library Services for Trinidad State Junior College (TSJC) for its Trinidad and Valley campuses. The position is primarily responsible to provide innovative technology, unrestricted access to information, and the instructional resources necessary to enlighten and empower Trinidad State Junior College’s students, staff, and community to achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals. The Library serves both in-person and online learners at the Trinidad and Valley campuses.

The Director of Library Services provides leadership, direction and coordination of all library services and resources. Managing student personnel, this person leads efforts towards a learning commons model with an emphasis on digital resources and emerging technologies. This person is responsible for overseeing library services, coordinating strategic planning and assessment, hiring library hourly and work study staff and managing the library budget while sustaining a service-orientated and innovative library to support teaching and learning. The continued growth and development of essential library services on both campuses will be a priority. Learn more about this employment opportunity (pdf)

Adjunct Biology Instructor

Trinidad State Junior College is seeking an adjunct Biology instructor for its Valley Campus. Must have MA and at least 18 graduate hours of biology related coursework. For more information contact the Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences at . Review of applications is ongoing.

Trinidad State Junior College is seeking part-time, temporary instructors for English (evening), Physics and Astronomy classes.

TSJC is also seeking instructors for Math, Music, Humanities, History, Psychology and Chemistry courses for its Trinidad campus. Master’s Degree required and relevant experience preferred. For more information contact Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences at or Dean of Arts & Sciences at .

Review of applications is ongoing.

TSJC is an equal opportunity institution.

Trinidad State Junior College is seeking models for figure drawing on its Trinidad campus. For more information contact Vilas Tonape via email at .

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.

Trinidad State Occupational Experience Requirements (pdf)

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.

Trinidad State Mission Statement

Trinidad State's mission is to enrich the lives of our diverse communities by providing quality educational experiences 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

1011 Main St - Alamosa, CO 81101 - 1-800-411-8382





































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