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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  PLEASE NOTE: Effective 9/29/2019 Richland will only accept this updated version of the employment application
  3. Curriculum Vitae or Résumé
  4. Transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted during application stage)
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Submit Application Materials

Employment materials can be submitted by mail or e-mail:

Mail:
Richland Community College
Human Resources Department
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521

 


Administrative

Administrative Assistant-Health Professions:

Richland Community College is currently seeking candidates for the full-time Administrative Assistant-Health Professions position. The Administrative Assistant-Health Professions performs a wide range of administrative support of a highly responsible and confidential nature to the division.  Work is performed under a minimum of supervision and requires incumbents to exercise independent judgement and discretion.

This position requires an Associate's degree in office technology or a related field and five years of administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Applications will be reviewed starting January 2nd and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Math Tutor

Richland Community College is seeking part-time tutors for our Academic Success Center on campus. Tutors needed for our on campus Academic Success Center. The hours and days for these tutor positions will vary. Must have taken college-level Calculus I (or higher) and passed with a grade of C or better.

 

Non-Credit Instructors-Clinton Extension Center

Richland Community College is currently seeking non-credit instructors for the Spring. Classes will take place at the Clinton Extension Center. Instructors are needed to teach the following topics: Computer Basics (Microsoft Suite), Cell Phone Basics (IPhone and Android), Hobby/Crafts: Painting, Sketching, Sewing, Knitting, etc. Candidates should be proficient in their subject areas and have the ability to facilitate a classroom as well as be able to provide individual instruction and attention. Review of applications will be ongoing until the positions are filled.

 

Richland Discover Instructors

Richland Community College is currently seeking instructors for youth, summer camps for 2020!  Do you have a passion for working with youth?  Instructors needed in technology areas that include: drones, 3-D printing, circuitry, robotics, and coding.  Flexible scheduling, labs, and equipment provided!  Candidates should be proficient in their subject areas and have the ability to facilitate a classroom as well as be able to provide individual instruction and attention. Review of applications will be ongoing until the positions are filled.

 

Non-Credit Instructors-MAIN CAMPUS

Richland Community College is currently seeking non-credit instructors for the Spring/Summer. Classes will take place at Richland’s Main Campus. Instructors are needed to teach their skills, knowledge, passion/hobby,  on various topics which can include but not limited to: Math and Science (summer) courses specifically for youth, Computer Basics (Microsoft Suite), Cell Phone Basics (IPhone and Android), Fitness, Foreign Language, Hobby/Crafts: Painting, Sketching, Sewing, Knitting, etc. Candidates should be proficient in their subject areas and have the ability to facilitate a classroom as well as be able to provide individual instruction and attention. Review of applications will be ongoing until the positions are filled.

 

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 relevant to the CDL Training Program.

 

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. The position requires at least 2 years CDL driving experience. Transportation industry background and training experience preferred.

 

Lead Highway Construction Assistant Instructor

Richland Community College Highway Construction Program is currently seeking a Lead Highway Construction Assistant Instructor. If you have great communication skills, and the following skill set, then you would be a great fit for this position. The Lead Highway Construction Assistant Instructor's main responsibility is to provide quality instruction to students by ensuring student satisfaction through the classroom and/or job site setting according to program objectives and the institutional goals of the College.


This position requires a high school diploma, a valid driver’s license and a method of transportation is required. Three years construction experience, a clean motor vehicle report is also required. Experience with trade unions is preferred. 

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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, 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

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

Psychology Faculty (TENURE TRACK):

Richland Community College is currently seeking applicants for the Psychology Faculty position. Faculty members are responsible for planning, preparing, implementing, teaching, and evaluating classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction and serving as academic advisor for students.  Faculty members also participate in program development, evaluation, college committees and other activities as needed. The Psychology faculty will participate in assigned committees and taskforces. This position will collaborate with various colleagues and stakeholders to address and respond to relevant issues affecting student success. 

The teaching assignment will include some combination of face-to-face and online Psychology courses. Face-to-face courses may be delivered on Richland’s campus or at cooperating dual-credit high schools. The teaching load is five courses per fall and spring semester. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.

This position requires a Master’s degree in Psychology and a minimum of three years teaching experience at the college-level. The preferred candidate will have a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, experience in teaching abnormal psychology, and experience using online learning technology.

Applications will be reviewed starting February 14, 2020.

 

 


Part-time Faculty

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Baking and Pastry Adjunct Instructor – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Associates Degree in Baking and Pastry or relevant work experience. Minimum 3 years baking and pastry experience. ACF certification preferred. Must possess Food Sanitation Manager Certificate or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Teaching experience preferred.
 
Communications – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Communication or Speech.

English Composition – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in English.
 
Psychology – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Psychology.
 
Sociology – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Sociology.
 
Spanish- Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Spanish.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Laboratory and Clinical - Seeking instructor for the spring semester. The position requires an Illinois Licensed Paramedic, documentation of full time employment with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) agency in a direct patient care role for a minimum of two years within the last five years and currently certified in BLS, ACLS, and PALS or PEPP. Preferred qualifications include the following: Associate's degree or higher. Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP). IDPH EMS Lead Instructor. Currently certified in ITLS and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). BLS, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, and NRP Instructor. Experience with High Fidelity Simulation.

 

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): Seeking instructor for the spring semester. This position requires an Illinois Licensed Emergency Medical Technician or higher, currently certifed in American Heart Association BLS, recent experience treating patients in a pre-hospital environment as an EMT. Preferred qualifications include the following: Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicial or higher, IDPH EMS Lead Instructor, AHA BLS Instructor and Associates Degree or higher. 


Math – Seeking instructors for the spring semester. Instructors needed for Basic Algebra, Basic Geometry, and Intermediate Algebra.  A Bachelor’s degree in Math is required.


 

 


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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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