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Academic Employee Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for each position will be stated in the job announcement.  The minimum qualifications for all Academic positions are set by the State Chancellor's Office.  The State Chancellor's Office minimum qualifications may be found at the following link:

Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges


Applying Through Equivalency

Individual districts are permitted to establish local equivalencies which are at least as stringent as the state minimum qualifications.  An applicant who does not meet the state’s minimum qualifications may still be able to qualify based on one of our established equivalencies.

A list of equivalencies accepted at College of the Canyons may be viewed by clicking on the following link.  Please note that not all academic disciplines accept every equivalency.   Please refer to the specific job announcement to see which equivalencies will be accepted for a specific position.

List of Equivalencies

If you are using the paper application and wish to apply for qualification using an accepted equivalency, you may do so by clicking on this link and filling out the "Request for Equivalency".  This must be submitted with your printed application materials. This form is not necessary when applying through the online application process.

Request for Equivalency