Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know which employment opportunities are available?

Please visit our Employement Opportunities web page to search for job openings.

You may visit the Human Resources department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., call us at (217) 875-7211, Ext. 218 or email us at

How do I apply?

For all positions, applicants must submit the following materials to human resources:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Employment Application
  3. Resume or curriculum vitae
  4. Official Transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted during the application stage)

How long does the application and position review process take?

Applications are reviewed by a search committee comprised of several Richland representatives, thus the review process varies from position to position.

I have completed an application. How can I apply for another position?

Once you have applied for a position with Richland Community College, you can apply for additional jobs. You will need to submit the required documents for each position.

Where can I send my application, resume, transcripts, and cover letter?

All application materials will be submitted through email to or mailed to
Richland Community College
Human Resources
Once College Park
Decatur, Il 62521

What information is required on the application?

Our application is several pages long. Required information includes contact information, special skills and education, professional references and detailed employment history. We emphasize the thorough completion of the employment history portion. The information you provide will greatly assist in the evaluation of your suitability for the position.

How can I apply for a position that is not on the website?

We only accept applications for positions posted on the website. Adjunct faculty applications are accepted at any time.

How long are jobs posted?

When a position is filled, it is removed from the website.