Human Resources

Mission Statement

​​​ To Foster a Positive work environment that promotes and embraces diversity in a way that attracts, inspires and retain excellence, so that the district is successful in its mission.

"Where your personal and professional lives meet."

Human Resources​​​

Human Resources serves the faculty, staff, and employees of San José-Evergreen Community College District who are dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to our students. Our role is to attract the very best talent for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to student needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Human Resources safe guards the interests of the District and promotes the professional growth, health and well-being of all our employees. We provide direct service and support to individual employees and work with our partners at the colleges and districtwide operations to create initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

The employees are the foundation upon which this District upholds its values through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

San José-Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to opportunity, equity and social justice, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success. We welcome you to our community.




Human Resources Assistant

First contact point of Human Resources; employment verification (all employees except Adjunct); employment application assistance.



Adjunct (San Jose City College) 

Sandra Gonzalez - 408-288-3792

Adjunct (Evergreen Valley College)

Stacy Alvarez - 408-274-7900 ext. 6516

Full time employee and Student workers

Front desk:  408-270-6404


Advertisement and recruitment services; coordination of screening committee timelines, materials, process status and database tracking. Preparation, distribution, receipt and processing of job announcements and applicant materials; set up and maintenance of applicant database records.

For questions or assistance regarding your employment application, please email

Sonya Solorzano, Employment Services Coordinator

Samantha Vo, Human Resources Specialist


Claudia Casillas, (Acting) Sr. Human Resources Specialist
Faculty and Managers: all employment services, personnel files, database records, seniority numbers, TB renewals and processing for new employees, FSA, Sabbatical, PRC, and contracts. Assistance to the Vice Chancellor: maintenance of historical records for HR Board actions. Negotiations and contract administration support. Faculty and Managers medical leaves.
408-274-6700 ext. 6502

Eileen Luna, Sr. Human Resources Specialist
Classified, Supervisors, and Confidential employees: all employment services, personnel files, database records, classified seniority, TB processing for new employees. Supervisor and Classified Medical Leaves.

Diana Ruano, (Acting) Human Resources Technician
Employment processing for short-term, substitute,
professional experts, student assistants and volunteers.

(408) 223-6709

Arleene Miranda, Human Resources Specialist
HR budget, board agenda coordination, sexual Harassment and consortium training coordination, complaints coordinator.


Lisa Owen, Sr. Human Resources Analyst
Compliance, Training, Investigations, & Labor Relations.
408-274-6700 ext. 6586


Yi Xiao, Sr. Human Resources Analyst
HR information systems, classification/compensation analysis for classified, confidential, supervisory, & management positions, data reporting, salary surveys, and special projects.


Benefits Coordinator, Michelle McKay
Health & Welfare benefits for active and retired employees, Workers’ Compensation leaves: eligibility and changes; liaison for district medical plans; coordinates ADA requests.


Elvira Valderrama-Rodriguez, Interim, Human Resources Supervisor

Day-to day supervision of the operations of the Human Resources office, including personnel policies and practices, employment services, personnel transactions, employee relations, performance management and training, complaint investigations and Health and Welfare benefits programs.


Beatriz Chaidez, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
Human Resources administration, policies, procedures and services; collective bargaining and management training.

Contact Information

Main:   408-270-6406
Fax:     408-239-8825
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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