Human Resources

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources at J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Whether you are searching for a job, beginning the onboarding process, researching your benefits, or updating your payroll records, we are here to help you. This website provides employees and job seekers the information you need about Human Resources at Drake State.

The Office of Human Resources supports the mission of the College by providing an environment that attracts and retains a talented and competitive workforce. In addition to providing services in the areas of employment, compensation, employee regulations, and benefits, our office is responsible for compliance with laws and regulations concerning human resources. Through a dedicated staff, our office is committed to the accomplishment of the following goals:

1.  Provide leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and administration of human resources policies and procedures
2.  Maintain collaborative relations at all levels of the College to assist organizational units and employees meet their functional responsibilities
3.  Provide services with the highest quality of standards
4.  Comply with federal and state laws and regulatory agencies

All applicants must have a completed application packet on file.  All applications received will be screened and interviews scheduled by appointment only. All applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at his/her own expense.  Applicants must demonstrate written proficiency in English as part of the on-campus interview process. Drake State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security. Employment will be contingent upon the results of E-Verify and a satisfactory criminal background check.

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Drake State will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. Drake State reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to awarding. Drake State compiles information about safety and security and publishes an annual report.  This report can be found on the website by accessing the crime and safety report link.  The link can be found on the Drake State home page by clicking the “About Drake State” tab and then selecting the “Campus Security Report” link.  A copy can also be obtained by contacting the Director of Operations at 256-551-5210.

Click on the below links for additional information

Job Postings
Onboarding Process
Employee Directory
Organizational Chart
Equal Opportunity In Education And Employment
Salary Schedules

Contact Information:                                

Katie E. Chance   Tina H. Patton
Human Resource Specialist  Staff Secretary
256-551-5214 (Office) 256-551-7278 (Office)
256-551-1714 (Fax) 256-551-1714 (Fax)
Office of Human Resources
3421 Meridian Street, North  Office Hours:
 Building 500, Room 501  7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Mon. - Thur.)
Huntsville, AL 35811 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Friday)