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Pave the way for students and our region’s future. Teach at Columbus State.

Tenure-track and annually contracted faculty positions available.

A National Leader

Of 1,200 American community colleges, Columbus State is the only institution in the nation to earn three key distinctions for its work to help students start strong, stay on course, and graduate with great outcomes.

Guided Pathways


Columbus State is one of 30 colleges selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to develop next-generation academic and career pathways designed to ensure gains in completion of both two and four-year degrees as well as greater marketability for graduates.

Achieving the Dream Leader College

Achieving the DreamTwo hundred of the nation’s 1,200 community colleges are members of the Achieving the Dream (AtD) network. In 2015, Columbus State was one of 19 AtD colleges awarded Leader status for its commitment to improving student success and closing achievement gaps among historically at-risk students.

The Right Signals Initiative

Right SignalsRight Signals, supported by a grant from the Lumina Foundation, has identified Columbus State as one of 20 colleges entrusted with developing a new credentialing model to more clearly articulate graduate credentials and capabilities to employers.


A Commitment to Affordability

Thanks to a low annual tuition and financial aid options, 76 percent of our students take on zero student loan debt. Many go on to one of our nine regional university partners who offer guaranteed admission and credit transfer to Columbus State graduates. [76% stat]

The most diverse college in Central Ohio

We serve students from all backgrounds and seek to cultivate an equally diverse workforce.

A big city with small-town approachability

Fast Facts about Columbus

  • 14th-largest city in the U.S., right behind San Francisco
  • Recipient of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $50M Smart City grant to develop intelligent transportation systems
  • Excellent public schools, 140 private secondary institutions, and 54 higher education campuses
  • Provides strong support for immigrants and refugees through the New Americans Initiative
  • Received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index in 2017 for its LGBTQ-friendly policies
  • The Discovery District has great coffee shops, a brewery, and a gourmet market within walking distance of Columbus State
  • World-class arts organizations include BalletMet, Opera Columbus, and the Columbus Symphony
  • Award-winning library system with 23 branch locations

Faculty Opportunities

School of Business, Engineering & Technology Faculty Opportunities


Real Estate

Automotive Maintenance

Mechanical Engineering

Cyber Security

Data Analytics


Software Development

School of Health & Human Services Faculty Opportunities


Paralegal Studies