Working at HCC

Houston Community College System (HCCS) employs a competitive hiring process for Faculty, Staff and Administrators. We offer a wide-range of benefits for our employees and their family members. To view our employee benefits, visit HCC Summary of Benefits. We employ full-time, part-time/adjunct and temporaries for a composite institutional staffing of approximately 6,000 employees.

It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or disability. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565. 

About Houston

Houston, with 2.2 million residents, is the fourth most populous city in the United States, trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The city is the largest in the South and the Southwest.

Interesting Facts about Houston

Houston is the nation’s demographic future. In racial and ethnic composition, the Houston of today very much resembles the U.S. 40 years hence.

  • 38.8% Anglo
  • 35.9% Hispanic
  • 16.7% African American
  • 6.7% Asian/Other

More than 145 different languages are spoken in Houston. That's the third largest number of languages spoken in a U.S. city behind New York (192) and LA (185). More than a third of Houstonians older than five speak a language other than English at home.

Houston has a very young population. Approximately 22.6% of residents are age 5 to 19, the largest population segment.

Houston ranks first among U.S. cities where paychecks stretch the furthest, according to Forbes.

Houston is home to the second largest concentration of Fortune 1000 companies in the country (49) behind New York (72).

There are more than 10,000 restaurants in the Houston area with culinary choices that represent more than 70 countries and American regions.

The Greater Houston area has 14 major institutions of higher learning and more than 60 degree-granting colleges, universities and technical schools.

Houston has 17 sister city relationships promoting business opportunities across five continents: Australia (1), Asia (6), Europe (7), Africa (1) and Americas (2).

Houston’s cultural events and exhibitions report 9.2 million visits per year.