Frequently Asked Questions
Applying with Los Rios:
You may search for available job openings by visiting our website at www.losrios.edu and clicking on ďJob Openings." Click on ĎSearch Postingsí or on the categories listed on the home page.
There are 5 types of positions within the Los Rios Community College District. If you click on ďPosition TypeĒ, the drop down offers 5 choices, of which are the following (see specific definitions noted below only for further information):
∑ Adjunct Faculty (Faculty Application required) Ė Adjunct Faculty are part-time temporary positions such as Counselor, Coordinator, Nurse, Librarian, and/or Technical/Vocational or Instructional Instructor (i.e. Ė Cosmetology, Business, Mathematics, and English). Visit Adjunct Faculty Recruitment Overview for more details on this process.
∑ Faculty (Faculty Application required) Ė Faculty positions are Full-Time Tenure-Track or Long-Term Temporary positions such as Counselor, Coordinator, Nurse, Librarian, and/or Technical/Vocational or Instructional Instructor (i.e. Ė Cosmetology, Business, Mathematics, and English). Applications are accepted only when these positions are advertised for a specific position and will have a specified closing date.
∑ Administrative/Executive (Administrative Application required) Ė Administrative/Executive positions are typically Full-Time and Interim positions, such as Dean, Vice President, Vice Chancellor positions. Applications are accepted only when these positions are advertised for a specific position and will have a specified closing date.
∑ Classified (Support Staff) (Classified Application required) Ė Classified positions are generally for support staff type positions and fall under one of the following categories collective bargaining units/associations: Los Rios Classified Employees Association (LRCEA), Service Employees International Union, Local 1021 (SEIU), Los Rios Supervisors Association (LRSA), and Confidential positions. Applications are accepted only when these positions are advertised for a specific position and will have a specified closing date.
∑ Classified Temporary (Support Staff) (Classified Application required) - Classified positions are generally for support staff positions. Positions will either be for an ongoing pool, or may have a specified closing date.
The application type required is
indicated on the job posting, and only the correct application type will
be accepted electronically. The three different types of
Yes, applicants need to apply online for temporary positions, as well as all other position types. Temporary positions are listed on the Search Postings page of the website under ďClassified Temporary (Support Staff)Ē.
The following will be asked on a Faculty Application:
The following will be asked on a Classified Application:
The following will be asked on an Administrative Application:
Please check with specific job posting for any other supplemental materials that may be required for the specific job posting.
Important Note: Unfortunately, any updates that are made to your online application will not be automatically updated to any postings that you have applied to. However, if you need to update your application for a posting that you have applied for BEFORE the posting closing date, contact Human Resources at (916) 568-3112 to update for you (for postings that are continuously open, such as adjunct faculty or temporary classified pools, contact Human Resources once you have updated your application). If it is past the closing dates of any postings you have applied to, then any information that is updated can only be used for future postings that you apply for.
If you need to update your application please do the following:
1. Login to our online application system, and click on ďManage ApplicationsĒ - choose the application you want to Edit (Administrative, Classified, Faculty).
2. Edit and update your application information. Click "Save and Continue to Next" to the final page to ensure your application is saved.
Please note that Human Resources cannot change any questions that the applicant has answered on the application.
If you run into a time crunch and cannot finish the entire application, you may complete just the required fields on the page and come back later to finish the application and apply for a specific posting. In order to save your application, when you arrive at the final page, you must certify your signature. You may return later and edit the application BEFORE applying to a job posting. If you cannot login, please call (916) 568-3112; please do not create a new account.
The applicant site will automatically time out if you leave your computer idle for more than 60 minutes. If you cancel the prompt on the screen notifying you that the time is up, the timer will begin again for another 60 minutes.
A completed application and all required documents must be submitted to Human Resources by midnight (12 a.m.) of the job posting closing date.
Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications in Human Resources after the job posting closing date.
Applications meeting the minimum qualifications as outlined on the job posting will then be submitted to the hiring committee for review. This process takes approximately 6-8 weeks from the job posting closing date.
Applicants who are granted an interview will be contacted by a Human Resources/District representative.
To check your application status at any time, see "How can I check the status of my application?" below.
To check the status of your online application, LOGIN and on the ďApplication StatusĒ page, you may view the "Status" column.
The time it takes depends on several factors, including the amount of work experience and education you have to enter, how fast you can type, etc. You should allow 20-40 minutes for the total process. However, you can expedite the process by collecting important information about previous work experience, education, certifications, etc. BEFORE you start creating your application.
If you do not have all your information at the time you apply, you may skip the field and go back later to complete it. If you decide to do this, it is important that you return and complete the missing information BEFORE you apply for a specific job posting.
The information you provide on your application will be used to evaluate your qualifications for the job posting you have applied to. Please ensure it is accurate, complete and contains all requested information.
Please be advised that if the application is incomplete or information is missing, you may be disqualified.
The most likely reason you were logged out is that the Internet connection between your computer and our servers was lost at some point during the application process. Another possibility is that for security reasons, the system automatically logs you out if you do not move within pages at least once within a 60-minute timeframe. Click "Save and Continue to Next" in order to save your edits/updates. You can save at any point of filling out your application. In order to apply for a job posting, you must have followed through all the screens and assure that you have Certified your application by agreeing to the certification statement at the end of the process.
To recover the portion of the application you have started, follow the steps below:
1. LOGIN, click on Manage Applications, and select the application you want to Edit.
2. Edit and update your application information. Click on Save and Continue to Next to continue to the final page to ensure your application is saved.
3. Be sure to Certify your signature BEFORE applying to a job posting, otherwise your application will be incomplete.
If you need assistance, contact the Human Resources office at (916) 568-3112 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DO NOT CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT. Follow the instructions below to reset your password:
This should enable you to log in, view your application and apply to postings online.
If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources office at (916) 568-3112 or by email@example.com.
Only positions that are open and accepting applications are listed on the site. Applications and documents will only be accepted for open job postings, and must be submitted by midnight of the posting closing date.
Adjunct faculty pool postings are open year around for all disciplines offered at our colleges. For more information on this process, review our Adjunct Faculty Recruitment Overview.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept application and documents after the job posting closing date (no postmarks will be accepted for mailed items.)
Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed LRCCD application and all required documents must be submitted to be fully considered.
Human Resources staff members are available to help applicants get started and to answer questions about the online site for applicants. You may visit the Human Resources Department at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento CA 95825, 7:30 a.m. Ė 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (closed holiday Ė call for confirm open days), or by phone at (916) 568-3112.
Note: Computers are available in the lobby of the Human Resources Office for applicants use.
You may attach a resume; cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and other additional required document after you apply for a posting. Electronic documents in Word or PDF format can be attached on the Attached Documents page of the application. (This page will only show up after you have applied for a job posting.)
You will be able to attach your documents after the following:
Once on the Attach Documents page, you will be able to do one of the following two things:
1. Attach resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and references, etc., as applicable; OR,
2. Copy and paste or type in resume or cover letter information.
For additional assistance and tips with attachments, please see the following pages:
What if I don't have my required document attachments in an electronic format/am unable to attach the documents to my online application and/or have already submitted my application and now want to attach a document? What do I do?
We understand that you may not have all of your required documents available in an electronic format nor have them all available when you submit your application. You may fax your documents to (916) 218-6297 (please click here to fill out and print the necessary fax cover sheet). If faxing is not possible, you may mail or drop off your documents with the fax coversheet to:
Los Rios Community College District
NOTE: All submitted materials will become the property of the Los Rios Community College District, and will not be returned to the applicant.
*Once received, Human Resources will scan your documents into a PDF format and will attach the electronic files to your applicable online application. Please allow up to 5 days for documents to be attached. At that time, you may login to your online application to review and confirm all attached documents by viewing the Application Status page.
Yes once your documents are scanned in and attached to a posting you may use those documents again for a future posting. The following links include more information on this process.
The site only responds to the buttons within the site, please use the navigation buttons within the site. Most navigation buttons are at the top and bottom of the pages.
You may have bookmarked a page that you normally access after logging in. We require that all visitors to the site enter through the main entry page to ensure that everyone's information is stored correctly, so you will need to bookmark the main login page for our site.
Cookies are required for our site to be able to manage where a person is in the site. We do not capture any personal or computer information in those cookies. If you are still concerned, you are welcome to delete the cookies once you have completed the application process.
The reason you might be having problems viewing your PDF documents is the way your Adobe Acrobat Reader is set up. To adjust your Adobe Settings:
If you are using a Mac, an Apple program called PDFViewer is the default PDF viewer. If you open the file in PDFViewer, save it to your desktop, and open it in Adobe, it will be readable. For the long-term, you will need to change your default PDF viewer to Adobe in order to view things properly.
If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources office at (916) 568-3112 or by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your online application information is located on a secure web server and will only be available to the Human Resources Department and the applicable hiring committee for the specific job opening in which you apply. Your voluntary confidential demographic information is only available to Human Resources and will be used for EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) reporting purposes only. Security of your personal information is provided in two (2) different ways:
1. The applicant site is password protected. When creating a new online application, you will be prompted to provide a personal user name and password. This information will grant you access to view and edit your application.
2. The jobs.losrios.edu domain name also holds a SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificate by Thawtehttp://www.thawte.com. This SSL certificate ensures that our registered domain name holds a secure socket layer of encryption. The SSL ensures that your personal data is submitted to the correct secure server and that your data is encrypted when sent over the internet.