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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)

Executive

 

Administrative

Records Representative

This Records Representative maintains, updates and corrects student records; including students’ permanent records, using both manual and electronic data processing techniques. In addition to maintaining records the position will coordinate transcript activities, process non-credit registrations, assist students with registration and record transactions, and run weekly enrollment reports.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of clerical work experience and strong word processing and spreadsheet skills. An Associate’s degree in Business or related field preferred. The incumbent of this position must be able to work with faculty, staff, students, and the general public.

Review of applications will begin July 3rd

Part-time Coordinator of Veteran Affairs

The Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a comprehensive program that serves the needs of Veterans including educational planning, support and retention efforts, early warning, probation/suspension, outreach to external agencies and certification of Veteran benefits. This position will serve as an advocate for veteran students and their families to ensure their academic and personal growth and success.

This position requires an Associate’s degree or 60 college credit hours in a related field. A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one to three years’ experience in a college setting with demonstrated ability in planning, organizing, and leading is preferred. Experience in developing programs that promote the achievement of Veteran students is preferred.  Knowledge of Veteran programs, certifications and benefits are desirable. Veteran status is preferred.

Review of applications will begin July 3rd.

Maintenance II - Carpenter

The Maintenance II – Carpenter position will have an emphasis on maintaining and repairing all College buildings and facilities. In addition to working in the carpentry field, this position will assist in other routine maintenance related items daily as directed.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Five or more years of carpentry experience in a commercial environment as a carpenter is preferred. Completion of a formal or informal apprenticeship program or recognized certificate from a vocational trade school is beneficial but not required. The incumbent of this position must have a thorough understanding of OSHA regulations, be able to lift heavy objects over 50 pounds, and be able to work from ladders, from the heights of all College complexes, and outdoors.

Review of applications will begin June 5th.

Maintenance II - Electrician

The Maintenance II – Electrician position will have an emphasis on maintaining and repairing College electrical systems including but not limited to AC and DC electrical systems, HVAC control networks, and other low voltage wiring systems. In addition to working in the electrical field, this position will assist in other routine maintenance related items daily as directed.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Five or more years of electrical experience in a commercial environment as an electrician is preferred. Completion of a formal or informal apprenticeship program or recognized certificate from a vocational trade school is beneficial but not required. The incumbent of this position must have a thorough understanding of OSHA regulations, be able to lift heavy objects over 50 pounds, and be able to work from ladders and bend pipes, from the heights of all College complexes, and outdoors.

Review of applications will begin June 5th.

Maintenance II - HVAC

The Maintenance II – HVAC position will have an emphasis on maintaining and repairing College HVAC systems including but not limited to air handling units, chillers, boilers, and geothermal pumps. In addition to working in the HVAC field, this position will assist in other routine maintenance related items daily as directed.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Five or more years of HVAC experience in a commercial environment as an HVAC technician is preferred. Completion of a formal or informal apprenticeship program or recognized certificate from a vocational trade school is beneficial but not required. The incumbent of this position must have a thorough understanding of OSHA regulations, be able to lift heavy objects over 50 pounds, and be able to work from ladders, from the heights of all College complexes, and outdoors.

Review of applications will begin June 5th.

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 Accounting Technician

Richland Community College is seeking a part-time Accounting Technician responsible for carrying out cashiering functions and performing intermediate level clerical accounting duties. The duties of this position will require some analysis and individual judgment in the application of routine calculations, verification, and posting procedures to recurring assignments.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and six months in accounting support or high school accounting coursework. The incumbent of this position must have excellent customer service skills, accuracy in data entry, attention to detail, strong written communications skills, and strong computer skills with experience using Excel.

Review of applications will begin May 24th and continue until the position has been filled.

Director of Skilled Trades

The Director of Skilled Trades is responsible for providing administrative support and leadership for skilled trades programs and courses. The Director will serve as an assistant to the Dean of Business, Mathematics, and Sciences. The Director will also be responsible for implementing College policies pertaining to students’ rights and responsibilities and for working collaboratively to facilitate student success.  

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of supervisory or administrative experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. The incumbent of this position must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to work effectively with faculty, coordinators, the Dean, and the administrative assistant, and be familiar with regulations and accreditation in the skilled trades.

Review of applications will begin May 30th.

 

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.

 

Full-time Faculty

 

Part-time Faculty

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  • Engineering Technology (Metrology and Quality Control) – Seeking instructor for summer semester. Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • Agriculture (Agricultural Commodities) – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • Diesel Medium/Heavy Truck Technology – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • Engineering Technology (Fluid Power Fundamentals, CNC Fundamentals, and Maintenance Fundamentals) – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • Office Technology (Word Processing/Keyboarding) – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • English Composition – Seeking instructors for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in English.
  • Communications – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Communication or Speech.
  • Sociology – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Sociology.

 

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