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Downtown Campus, Room M326
1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma
Tel: 253.680. 7181
Fax: 253.680.7171

Office Hours
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Director of Human Resources, Ethics Officer Geof Kaufman 

Recruitment and Public Records Request Sheila White 

Personnel Files, Reports and Contracts Kelli Rice 

Health Benefits, Staff Development, L&I and Leaves Vladimir Samoylenko 

Thank you for expressing interest in employment at Bates Technical College. Bates is a competitive employer, with an attractive salary and benefits package and excellent working conditions.

Bates has a 70-year tradition of excellence in professional and technical education as Washington's largest public technical college. We partner with the community and businesses to develop relevant coursework that provides the educated workforce that is essential to the state's economic vitality.

The college is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and caring community of faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

As a Bates staff member, you'll enjoy outstanding benefits in a rewarding, dynamic, and friendly working environment.

Join the Bates team of talented, diverse and dedicated employees.

Featured Position

Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services

Bates Technical College invites applications for an exciting leadership opportunity as the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services. The college seeks an experienced and bold leader to provide leadership, vision and strategic direction for all aspects of the college's instructional and student service programs.  This position serves as chief academic officer of the college and serves as the executive officer in the President's absence. As a member of the President's Cabinet, this student-centered leader will build upon the college's tradition of providing high-quality education that puts people to work.

Bates Technical College enriches our diverse communities by inspiring student learning, challenging greater achievement, and educating for employment. Founded in 1940, Bates Technical College is comprised of three comprehensive campuses located in Tacoma, Wash., approximately 35 miles south of Seattle and 30 miles north of the capital city, Olympia. 

Bates Technical College offers certificate and degree opportunities in nearly 50 career education programs, and serves 10,000 more community members annually in continuing education, child studies, distance learning, high school, and other programs. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in education, public administration, business, or related field
  • Five years of upper level management in higher education
  • Must communicate in English both verbally and in writing

Apply for this position now. 

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