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Thank you for your interest in Northeastern Junior College. We are excited that you are considering NJC to pursue your career goals.

College/Community Profile: Northeastern Junior College is the premier institution among the 13 member-colleges of the Colorado Community College System. The college lies in the rural northeastern Colorado town of Sterling. The community of approximately 14,000 residents enjoys easy access to Denver, the Rocky Mountains and other front range cities. Northeastern Junior College enrolls approximately 700 full-time and 800 part-time students through over 80 programs of study offering transfer degrees, career and technical degrees and certificate programs. As a residential campus with five halls accommodating 500 students, the college attracts students from throughout Colorado, many states and several foreign countries. Approximately 45 full-time and 40 part-time faculty comprise the teaching staff.

NJC offers a competitive fringe benefit package for Professional/Technical/Faculty through the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) and for Classified Staff with the State of Colorado.

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APT/Faculty Position Application & Hiring Process

Please notice we have updated our application process for our Administrative/Professional/Technical/Faculty hiring to a system called Applicant Pro. You will need to click the link below to view and apply for all current non-classified open positions with Northeastern Junior College. This will streamline our interviewing and hiring process.

Applicant Pro- Current Open Positions

Classified Position Application & Hiring Process

Thank you for your interest in Northeastern Junior College. You will need to click the link below to apply for all current, open classified positions on the State of Colorado website. Applicants must be residents of the State of Colorado. Applicants must complete a State of Colorado application in order to be considered for any classified position vacancy. Applications must be submitted by the “apply by” date as instructed in the announcement.

Administrative Assistant II

How to Apply | State of Colorado Careers

Notice to Applicants

It is Northeastern College's procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report. The State of Colorado must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. If hired you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work.

The State of Colorado requires direct deposit for all employees. When hired you will be required to provide documentation for direct deposit.

Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your materials. 

E-Verify Employer: NJC participates in E-Verify for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Northeastern Junior College prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120, or Board Policy 4-120. Northeastern Junior College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations:

As part of our commitment to provide access to individualized support, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you require reasonable accommodations to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for our positions, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jeri Estrada,, 970-521-6730.

The Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act:

The Pregnant Worker's Fairness Act allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  If you require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for our positions, please direct your inquiries to Jeri Estrada,, 970-521-6730.

Clery Information:

Northeastern Junior College's Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report can be requested at any time to be sent electronically or viewed in the Campus Security Office as a hard copy.

Here is the link to the 2022 ASR:



Jeri Estrada
Director-Human Resources
Walker Hall 102
Jeri Estrada
Stacey Nelson
Administrative Assistant III
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Stacey Nelson
Samantha Roberts
Assistant Director - Human Resources
Walker Hall
Samantha Roberts
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