Human resources at Santa Barbara City College.

Human Resources

What We Do

Santa Barbara City College is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the forgoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30 pm. 


The following may be of help when deciding who to call in the Human Resources Department when you need assistance regarding human resources matters.  If your need is not addressed by the information provided below, contact 805-965-0581 extension 2258 and your call will be directed to the appropriate resource.

Michael Shanahan, Esq. (805-965-0581 Ext. 4734) - Vice President

  • Policy development, interpretation
  • Collective bargaining, contract administration
  • All employee human resources matters
  • EEO/Title 5 unlawful discrimination complaints

Rachel Walsh (805-965-0581 Ext. 4733) - Adm Asst III (confidential)

  • Supports Michael Shanahan 
  • Provide information and assistance to employees and public
  • Past practice and research support
  • Board items (Consultants and Volunteers)
  • Research Board Policy questions
  • BPAP committee support, minutes and web page maintenance
  • Maintains HR budget (General and Categorical Funds), Accounts Payable/Receivables
  • College Organizational Chart administration
  • Banner administration
  • Back-up operational support (recruitment, interview scheduling)

 Vacant (805-965-0581 Ext. 4233) - Director

  • Oversee day-to-day HR operations
  • Supervise assigned HR staff
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee-Employer Relations
  • Classification and Compensation
  • EEO/ Title 5 unlawful discrimination complaints

Adrienne Betty (805-965-0581  Ext. 2266) - Interim Risk Manager & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Property & Liability 
  • Safety & Loss Control Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations
  • Title IX 

Perla Jones  (805-965-0581 Ext. 2576 ) - HR Tech III (confidential)

  • Recruitment/Salary Rating/Interviews/Processing of Contract Faculty/Certificated Administrators
  • Certificated Personnel matters, e.g., Board Items, Appointments, Retirements/Resignations, Leaves of Absence, Instructor/Administrator Contracts, Administrator Evaluations, Salary Class Transfers, Reduced Workload Program, Sabbatical Leaves, Post-Retirement Contracts, Working Schedules, Update of Academic Titles, March 15 Notices, Catalog Updates and other changes of status items.
  • Faculty/Administrative hiring committee orientation
  • Faculty Minimum Qualifications and Credentials
  • Educational Administrator evaluation process administration
  • Banner administration
  • PeopleAdmin system administrator
  • Faculty Service Area issues

 Sharon Remacle (805-965-0581 Ext. 2713) - HR Tech III (confidential)

  • Employee Benefits- new hire orientation and enrollment, eligibility, annual open enrollment for employees and retirees, enrollment changes, contract and policy interpretation, PERS retirement coordination, disability, liaison with providers
  • Leave of Absence coordination
  • Classified staff Professional Growth- application processing
  • Management Professional Growth Program administrator
  • ADA Coordinator- workplace accommodation, return-to-work needs
  • Administration of Classified staff special events, i.e. Employee of the Year, In-Service
  • Banner administration
  • Provide information and assistance to employees and public

L. Yvette Decierdo (805-965-0581 Ext. 2715) - HR Tech III

  • Non-Credit Adjunct Instructors processing, salary placement, change of status items and updates
  • User support for HR Technicians on all operational and data base functions
  • Banner data custodian, ad hoc report generation, data analysis
  • HR representative for Banner initiatives and upgrades as required
  • HR representative for collegewide initiatives
  • PeopleAdmin assistance and administration

 Vacant (805-965-0581 Ext. 5114) - HR Tech II (confidential)
 Karina Morales (substitute)

  • Permanent Classified staff matters
  • Recruitment, interview scheduling
  • Processing of new classified employee hires
  • Classified employee personnel file maintenance
  • Classified interview committee orientation
  • New employee orientation
  • Longevity recognition program administration 
  • Classified staff and management evaluation process administration
  • Provide information and assistance to employees and public
  • Banner administration
  • PeopleAdmin assistance and administration

Gordon Miguel (805-965-0581 Ext. 4747) - HR Tech II

  • Oversees On-Campus Student Employment
  • Processes paperwork for all student employees
  • Front desk responsibilities, provides information and assistance to employees and public
  • Processes paperwork for all hourly staff employees
  • Banner administration
  • EPAF user set-up and primary training resource
  • Assistance with HR website maintenance and updating

Candace Eckert (805-965-0581 Ext. 2730) - Senior Office Assistant

  • Front desk responsibilities, provides information and assistance to employees and public
  • New employee paperwork preparation
  • Placement of recruitment advertising
  • Banner administration
  • PeopleAdmin employment system assistance
  • Support HR office projects
  • TB test records maintenance
  • If unsure who to contact in HR, Candace is a good starting point

 M Glenn Dixon (805-965-0581 Ext. 4254) - HR Tech II (confidential)

  • Faculty Minimum Qualifications and Credentials
  • Adjunct Instructors processing, salary placement, change of status items and updates
  • Summer Session hiring and salary placement
  • Coordinates with Educational Programs, Payroll and Scheduling Office for Adjunct pay
  • Monitors teaching assignments
  • Banner administration
  • PeopleAdmin assistance and administration 

Human Resources
Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

General Human Resources Contact:
805-965-0581 Ext. 2258
Location: East Campus Office Center, ECOC 3/4