Employment Opportunities

Richland Community College, located in Decatur, Illinois, is a comprehensive college with a tradition of educational excellence, offering baccalaureate, associate, technical, and continuing education programs that serve over 11,000 students per year in eight central Illinois counties. Richland Community College values diversity in all its dimensions, and is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff through the dynamic recruitment of candidates who would contribute to the racial and ethnic diversity of the College. Under-represented groups, including persons with disabilities, are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Documents

For all positions, applicants must submit the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Employment ApplicationPDF Document icon
  3. Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
  4. Transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted during application stage)

Administrative

Student Account Representative

This part-time position serves as a cashier, assisting with student tuition billing and collection. Other duties include maintaining files, routine posting of accounting information, receiving and processing various documents and correspondence, and answering phones.

Minimum requirements: High school graduation or equivalent and six months experience in accounting support or High School accounting course work.  Cashier or teller experience and knowledge of current office practices and procedures preferred.  This position requires excellent customer service and communication skills.

Review of applications will begin August 29, 2018.

 
 
Extension Site Coordinator

Richland Community College seeks applicants for an Extension Site Coordinator. This is a full-time position serving the Office of Student Success.  This position will be located at the Clinton extension site.  This position will provide a wide range of facility coordination administrative and general support duties.

This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Office Technology or related field, supplemented by applicable work experience in community education/service and/or activity program support/management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.   A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Review of applications will begin September 10th.

 

 

LEAD MAINTENANCE

Internal Applicants Only

Richland Community College has an internal full-time opening for a Lead Maintenance position.The person in this position works closely with and at the direction of the Director Facilities to ensure consistent physical plant operations. This position will be a working position with a primary craft (plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, electrical) and will be responsible for the direction and planning of the maintenance staff.  This position will also handle the procurement of maintenance parts and supplies for daily tasks.   The Maintenance Lead will also work closely with other College Staff to support various College sponsored events. Maintaining the College’s vehicle fleet including support vehicles for maintenance and security fall under the responsibility of this person.  This position is subject to the College’s random drug testing policy and background checks.

Associate’s Degree and at least three years of relevant experience in a related field or military training and experience; and supervisory experience.

Must be available to be “on call” as required by the Director of Facilities.

Review of all applications will begin October 24th.  


 

MAINTENANCE II-PAINTER/LIGHT CARPENTRY

Richland Community College has a full-time opening for a Maintenance II-Painter/Light Carpentry position.  The Maintenance II – Painting/Carpentry position is a general maintenance position with an emphasis on painting and repairing all College facilities.  This position will be responsible for leading painting efforts and assist in other routine maintenance related items daily as directed to support the core values of Richland Community College. This position is subject to the College’s random drug testing policy and background checks.

High school graduate or equivalent required.  Five or more years of experience in a commercial environment as a painter/carpenter preferred. Completion of a formal or informal apprenticeship program or recognized certificate from a vocational trade school beneficial but not required.   

Have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a class B CDL license within six months of employment. Obtain Illinois pesticide application license within one year of employment

Must be available to be “on call” as required by the Director of Facilities.  

Review of all applications will begin October 24th.   

 

Part-time Commercial Driver’s License Trainer

Richland Community College is seeking a part-time, as needed, Commercial Driver's License contract trainer to teach day or evening classes. The CDL trainer is responsible for conducting classroom and hands on driver training, marketing and job placement relevant to the CDL Training Program, and building partnerships with businesses and employers.

 

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a current “Class A” CDL license. Excellent written and verbal communication, strong organizational skills, and a Clean Motor Vehicle Report are also required.  At least 5 years CDL driving experience with 2 years over the road, transportation industry background and training experience preferred.

 

Part-time Food Service Workers

Food Service Workers will be responsible for cooking, cleaning, cashiering, and customer service for the food service operations, including the campus cafeteria, coffee house, as well as on and off campus catering.

 

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or a related field preferred. Two years’ experience in culinary field preferred. Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification preferred.

 

Part-Time and Full-Time Campus Police Officers


Richland Community College has an opening for full-time and part-time police officers. The Campus Police Officer (CPO) will be responsible for the day-to-day protection and welfare of the of students, faculty, staff, and visitors by enforcing state laws, local ordinances, and the Student Code of Conduct on the RCC campus or College controlled properties. CPO’s perform foot and vehicle patrols of the campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations. When necessary, the CPO will arrest and transport offenders to the county jail. 

Additionally, the CPO will serve as a primary contact between the students and the campus police that promotes a positive relationship. The CPO must be able to maintain a professional demeanor in crisis situations and the ability to act as a positive role model for the student population. The CPO will employ a focus on community policing in order to assure a safe campus environment. This is a security sensitive position and subject to background investigation and random drug screening.                 

High school diploma or GED required, Associate’s Degree in a related field such as criminal justice preferred.  Current certification as a Law Enforcement Officer under Illinois statutes or ability to become Illinois certified within a year from the date of hire. At least 3 years of relevant police experience in an educational environment or 5 years of experience as a campus security officer.  

Review of all applications will begin November 26, 2018.

 

 

Part-Time Tutors

Richland Community College is seeking part-time tutors for our Academic Success Center on campus. Tutors needed for our on campus Academic Success Center will be helping students with the following subject areas English, Reading, Math, Biology, Economics, Physics, and Nursing. The hours and days for these tutor positions will vary. A Bachelor’s degree is required in the subject area, or a closely related field.

 

Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center

Food Service Worker

Richland Community College has an opening for Food Service Workers located at the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center (MCLETC). MCLETC Food Service Workers will be required to prepare, deliver, setup and serve meals for the MCLETC. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record. This position will require a criminal background check.

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or a related field preferred. Two years’ experience in culinary field preferred. Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification preferred.

 

HOUSEKEEPER

Richland Community College has an opening for full-time housekeepers located at the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center (MCLETC). The Housekeeper position has responsibility for the daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning and sanitization cycles for the MCLETC. This includes laundering of trainee’s sheets and towels for the dormitory. Other activities include assisting with room set-up, minor furniture repairs, interior and exterior trash removal, sweeping of exterior walkways. Some light snow removal will be included. This position will be a well-rounded cleaning position that assists with other basic tasks around the Center. This is a security sensitive position requiring background checks and random drug testing.

High school graduate or equivalent and six months or more experience in a commercial or industrial cleaning environment.

Review of applications will begin October 23rd. 

 

 

Part-time Instructors

The Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center is seeking instructors for 560 hour Basic Law Enforcement Academy, 200 hour Basic Corrections Academy, and various in-service courses offered at the facility.  Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in their areas of expertise and be able to pass a background check (if applicable).  Candidates will also have successfully passed a recognized Instructor Development School (IDS) and received instructor certification through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and/or local Mobile Training Unit.  Candidates without the IDS or certifications may still apply, but must work with the MCLETC Commander or designee to obtain the requirements before employment. Applicants need to submit a recommendation letter from their current supervisor or other professional, if not employed, along with the application materials.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Full-time Faculty

English Faculty

The Liberal Arts Division at Richland Community College is seeking an experienced professional for a tenure-track faculty position in English. Successful candidates must have an earned Master’s degree in English or related field and teaching experience at the college-level. This full-time, on-campus, tenure-track position will begin August 2019. Richland Community College tenure-system faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching and service. 

All requested information must be submitted by February 15th  for an application to be considered complete. Formal review of applications will begin February 16th and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

 

Part-time Faculty

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  • Anthropology -- Seeking instructors for spring and fall semesters. Candidates must have a Master’s in Anthropology or 18 credits of graduate work in anthropology?
  • Agriculture -- Instructor needed for Small Farm Business class for spring semester.  At least 2,000 hours of related work experience required.  Teaching experience not required.
  • Communications – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Communication or Speech.
  • Developmental Math – Instructor needed for Intermediate Algebra class.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Math.
  • English Composition – Seeking instructors for spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in English.
  • Engineering Technology -- Instructor needed for Fluid Power Systems for spring semester.  At least 2,000 hours of related work experience required.  Teaching experience not required.
  • Math – Instructor needed for Trigonometry.  Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Math or a Master’s degree in a related field with 18 graduate hours of math.
  • Psychology – Seeking instructor for spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Psychology.
  • Sociology – Seeking instructor for spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Sociology.

 

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Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Alex Berry, Title IX Coordinator at phone 217-875-7211 EX 6314
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