Approved by the Executive Academic Senate April 2017
This form must be completed by each applicant who does not meet the minimum
qualifications specified in the job announcement but who is requesting employment
consideration based on an assertion of equivalence. To clarify: “Equivalency to the minimum
qualifications means equal to the minimum qualifications, not nearly equal” (Chancellor’s office).
It is the responsibility of the applicant to supply all evidence and documentation for the
claim of equivalency at the time of application. This form must be attached to the standard MSJC
application (online job board) as required and specified in the job posting announcement.
List all degrees that you hold and attach to your application:
Indicate the basis on which you are petitioning for equivalence:
Degree Equivalence: possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those
listed in the job announcement, transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: outstanding professional achievement
or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation,
experience, and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate
who meets minimum qualifications.
Mt. San Jacinto College District
Petition for Equivalence
List all credentials that you hold and attach to your application: