Human Resources

Thank you for visiting the Human Resources website for Northwest-Shoals Community College.

Northwest-Shoals Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. (Each institution will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.)


Northwest-Shoals is currently accepting applications for the following full-time and part-time positions listed below. For a complete listing of job announcements in the Alabama Community College System, please visit

Administrative Positions

Executive Director of Grants Development - Deadline is Friday, February 24, 2017.

Coordinator of Advising and Graduation - Deadline is Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Registrar / Coordinator of Admissions and Graduation - REVISED - Deadline is Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Support Staff Positions

Adult Education - Instructional/Career Pathways Coordinator - REVISED - Deadline is Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Faculty Positions

There are no openings at this time

Adjunct Faculty Positions

➤NW-SCC is accepting applications for adjunct (part-time) instructors in the following areas:

  • Biology
  • Drafting
  • Economics
  • English
  • History
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Math
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology

Part-Time Positions

➤There are no openings at this time.

On-Going Positions

➤ADA Note Taker (Hours vary 1-19 hours per week - No Benefits)

➤Math Tutors / Lab Assistants

NW-SCC is seeking applicants to apply for Math Lab Tutor position(s) on the Shoals and Phil Campbell campuses. Applicants enrolled at NW-SCC or other colleges, as well as those who have earned an associate's or bachelor's degree, are encouraged to apply. Work hours will vary and range from 10-19 hours per week. The pay scale ranges from $8.00 to $15.00 per hour. Please contact the Human Resources department to fill out an application. If you need further information, contact Beth Brewer, Math Lab Coordinator, at 256-331-8024.


When a position is available at NW-SCC, applicants must submit a complete application package in order to receive full consideration for employment. The application package consists of:

•a COMPLETED and SIGNED NW-SCC Employment Application.
•a current resume.
•a complete transcript from every institution from which any collegiate credit has been earned (if applicable)
• a letter of employment verification (if applicable)

NW-SCC Job Application (Microsoft Word Format)

Full Time Positions

Anyone interested in applying for a full-time Faculty or Administrative / Staff position must submit a complete application packet. Complete application packets must be submitted by the deadline established for that position. Failure to submit a complete application packet by the deadline will eliminate the possibility of an interview.

Search committees are appointed for each full-time available position. The search committee reviews all application packets to determine which are complete and who meets the minimum qualifications for the position. The committee then interviews each qualified applicant and recommends the top three candidates to the President / Appropriate Administrator, who conducts the final interviews.

Adjunct Faculty Positions

Upon receipt of all your official transcripts, we will forward your application materials to the appropriate academic department for evaluation of your credentials and experience. Should an adjunct instructor position become available, one of our Deans or lead Faculty members may contact you for an interview. Before completing an application, please make sure that you meet the minimun qualifications:

•If you would like to teach at the associate degree level, you must have a Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in an instructional discipline offered at Northwest-Shoals Community College.
•If you would like to teach in professional, occupational and technical programs not usually resulting in college transfer, you must have an Associate Degree in the assigned teaching area or equivalent (at least 60 semester hours in a planned program including associate degree core).

Part-Time Hourly Positions

All applications will be forwarded to the appropriate personnel. He/she may or may not interview for the position. All unsuccessful applicants will be notified by letter that the position has been filled.


Due to the impending retirement of Chancellor Mark A Heinrich effective April 1, 2017, the following announcement is released:

Application for Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System

Below are two links regarding the search for President at Shelton Stare. The first link it the actual job announcement. The second is an e-mail address where the application should be sent.

Application for President of Shelton State Community College

The application email address, which is included in the search profile, is:

Need More Information?

Tia Stone, HR Coordinatortstone@nwscc.edu256-331-5279
Sherry Akers, HR Generalistsakers@nwscc.edu256-331-5229

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