Welcome to Human Resources

Lakeland Community College began in 1967 and was the first college in Ohio to be established by a popular vote of the people. The College's very beginnings were the result of the hard work, dedication and persistence of a group of individuals committed to their vision of higher learning for people in Northeast Ohio. As the vision of service continues, we seek motivated individuals who want to impact lives through learning.

More than 1,000 full and part-time employees contribute to Lakeland's success. A 'students first' culture, an attractive and well-maintained campus, and an atmosphere of shared governance and collegiality, coupled with competitive wages and benefits, are some of the reasons these individuals share their talents by working at the college.

Lakeland Community College is an equal access and equal opportunity employer. We have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seek a broad spectrum of candidates. If you wish to learn about current vacancies at the college, please click on 'Positions Available' on the right-hand side of this page.

What to know if you are applying for employment

We appreciate your cooperation with the College's hiring processes, including our requests that you apply only for posted vacancies (with the exception of part-time faculty positions for which we accept applications at any time) and that you not telephone the department for information about vacant positions. Our announcements of vacant positions are generally very detailed. However, if your interest in a position is contingent upon information not available in the posting, we request that you submit your question via email. You may submit your question to

We utilize email to confirm receipt of application materials and appreciate the interest each candidate expresses in applying for employment at Lakeland. Unfortunately, the high volume of correspondence we receive makes it impossible to send a notification when a position has been accepted. However, the information is made available on our website; to check the status of our hiring efforts, click Status of Vacancies.


The College does not permit the employment of relatives, in any status or capacity, within the same administrative unit. We define relatives to include:

  • Parents: including in-laws, step-parents and grandparents
  • Siblings: including in-laws and step-brothers and sisters
  • Spouse
  • Children: including step-children and grandchildren
  • Aunts and uncles
  • First cousins

If you are uncertain whether or not this policy applies to your situation, please contact the Director for Human Resources at (440) 525-7112.

Previously Submitted Applications

We file applications in electronic ‘folders' using the titles and dates of our vacant positions. If you previously submitted an application and wish to use it to apply for another position, you may request that we retrieve it for you under the following conditions:

  • It has been less than 12 months since you submitted the application.
  • You remember the name of the previous position for which you submitted the application.
  • There have been no significant changes in contact information or employment since you initially applied.


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