Columbia Basin College Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs in Pasco, Washington
Why choose Columbia Basin College (CBC)?Founded in 1955, Columbia Basin College is a regional leader in providing quality higher education and workforce development. We are proud to be recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution, 43 percent of our student population are first generation students. Here at CBC, we believe that every student can succeed.CBC offers 100 plus degree and certificate programs, nine Bachelor programs and 53 certificate choices to over 11,000 students. Our average class size is 17.7 students, allowing a personal approach empowering all students on their pathway to success. CBC’s Residence Hall homes up to 126 students each year.Columbia Basin College’s vision is to be the educational home that transforms students’ lives through economic and social mobility and strengthens the communities we serve through meeting the ever-changing educational needs of our region and state. Our approach to student success includes guided pathways and personal completion coaches for each student.It's Columbia Basin College's mission, vision and values that are the driving force behind everything we do. To help drive our Culture of Excellence we promote a Yes, And culture. This approach helps cultivate interdepartmental cooperation and maintain a positive work environment for all employees. For more on "Yes, And" Culture visit: https://galenemanuele.com/blog/yes-and-culture.Why choose Tri-Cities, WA?Located at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima Rivers, the Tri-Cities is a growing metro area with over 300,000 residents calling us home. The Tri-Cities is the 4th largest metro area in Washington state and home to a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory. Our highly educated workforce values education and access to STEM resources. Local employers have access to both Columbia Basin College and WSU Tri-Cities.The Tri-Cities offers limitless regional attractions, virtually non-existent traffic congestion with over 300 days of sunshine. Known as the heart of Washington wine country, the Tri-Cities has over 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius. Take advantage of the breathtaking views of the vineyards and sample award winning wines.Family friendly recreation opportunities include 23 miles of continuous riverfront path, STEM resources such as a Planetarium and the Hanford Reach Museum, minor league baseball and hockey teams, exceptional golf courses, and numerous greenways and hiking trails. The affordable cost of living offers families many housing choices, ranging from established neighborhoods to new-construction developments. The Tri-Cities offers one of the best places to live in Washington state.Link for more Information about the Tri-Cities:Tri-City Development Council: https://www.tridec.org/try-tri-cities/Tri-City Chamber of Commerce: http://www.tricityregionalchamber.com/Tri-City Visitor & Convention Bureau: http://www.visittri-cities.com/ Tri-Cities Guide: http://tri-citiesguide.org/attractions-things-to-do.htmSchool Report Cards:Pasco School District:https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/ReportCard/ViewSchoolOrDistrict/100195 Kennewick School District:https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.