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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)

Administrative

Dean of Enrollment and Career Development

Richland Community College is a comprehensive community college with a student-centered focus and a tradition of academic excellence.  The College is currently seeking a Dean of Enrollment and Career Development.

The Dean provides holistic leadership and management for the areas of admissions, recruitment, advising counseling, career development, extensions sites, and the Perkins Grant.  The dean leads and manages the admission and enrollment process for the college that focuses on high-tech, high-touch, wrap-around services for all students, including international admission. The dean will serve as the Registrar and the College’s IAI submission liaison.  The dean will oversee the Perkins grant, providing career and programing support to academic divisions as well as students in career and technical programs. In addition, the dean will oversee services related to career services, educational pathways and program support.

This position requires a Master’s Degree in educational administration, organizational leadership, student personnel, guidance and counseling, business, or related field and five years of related administrative and supervisory experience at the college level. Experience leading a core area in higher education is necessary.  A working knowledge of ICCB policies, MIS Manual and handbooks, Carl D. Perkins grant, career programming, workforce development and dual credit administration is strongly preferred. Familiarity with and a level of expertise working with Administrative Systems such as Jenzabar is helpful.

Review of applications will begin September 5th and continue until the position has been filled.

Student Support Services/TRIO Secretary

This grant funded position performs a wide range of administrative and general support duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature.  The SSS Secretary assists the Director with program administration and performs all duties necessary for efficient office management.  The incumbent of this position must be energetic, dynamic, motivated, responsible, a problem solver, autonomous, and hardworking. The SSS Secretary must collaborate with students and colleagues and must be able to communicate with people from various backgrounds and cultures and relate to, recognize, and assist individuals with their needs and concerns.

This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Office Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet skills, good telephone skills, experience and ability to work with the public in stressful situations, ability to prioritize job responsibilities, and knowledge of modern office practices and procedures are required. Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information is also required.

Review of applications will begin September 5th.

Student Support Services/TRIO Career & Transfer Specialist

This is a grant funded position responsible for working with participants individually and in groups to provide information, advice, and guidance about education, financial assistance, transfer decisions and career exploration.  The Career & Transfer Specialist facilitates the development of a holistic career development program and assists students with short-term and long-term academic and career planning. The Career & Transfer Specialist serves as an advocate for students to ensure their personal growth and educational success.

The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, education, or a related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Previous experience in a position working with populations that include low-income, academically disadvantaged or students with disabilities and previous assessment experience is also required. Previous grant experience is preferred. Background in financial aid, teaching and/or academic advising is preferred.

Review of applications will begin Sept. 5th.

Highway Construction Careers Training Program Administrative Assistant

The HCCTP Administrative Assistant performs a wide range of administrative support of a highly responsible and confidential nature to a department/division or group of professionals. 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 related field and five years of administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills, word processing and spreadsheet skills, and good telephone skills are also required.

Review of applications will begin August 21st.

Part-time Food Service Worker

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.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant provides assistance to the Controller for accounting and reporting functions to ensure the accuracy of the College’s general ledger. The Staff Accountant will work with the Controller, the College’s grant administrators, and external grant authorities to monitor expenditures for compliance and reporting for private, state and federal grant requirements. This position provides assistance in the preparation of the annual College’s audit, budget and other special financial reports or projects supported by the Business Office as directed.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a closely related field.  One to three years of experience in the accounting field preferred.  Experience with Fund Accounting in an institution of higher education or non-profit is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills and extensive knowledge of excel are required.  The incumbent of this position must be able to work independently, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and work with and maintain confidential information.

Review of applications will begin August 14th.

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.

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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  • Diesel Medium/Heavy Truck Technology – 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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