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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)


Coordinator of Operations - MCLETC

The Coordinator will perform a wide range of administrative duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature.  This person will coordinate and handle Property, Casualty, and Workers Compensation Insurance issues; handle departmental procurement and purchasing processes; be responsible for invoicing; and coordinate the daily operations of the MCLETC.  The Coordinator will be self-directed and able to work independently.

An Associate Degree in Office Technology or related field and five years of administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Applicant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. 

This position will be located at the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center.

Review of applications will begin January 24th.

Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist has primary responsibility for several areas in Human Resources, including coordination of the hiring process, performance management, training and development, new hire on-boarding and orientation, and the coordination of benefits for employees.  This position also has accountabilities in various human resources areas, including employee relations, pay, administration of fair employment laws, and policy development and administration.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field, plus three years of related Human Resources generalist and/or higher education experience.  Experience in the design and delivery of training initiatives is beneficial.  A PHR certification or comparable certifications is preferred.

This position requires strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, and project management skills.  Conflict resolution and mediation skills and experience are required.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are necessary.   Knowledge of fair employment laws is preferred.  The incumbent must be able to work effectively as a team member and contributor. 

Review of applications will begin January 3rd.

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.

Catering Coordinator

The Catering Coordinator reports to the Food Service Manager and provides support and leadership to College food service operations. The coordinator is responsible for the day to day planning and execution of on-campus and off-campus catering and food service for the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center. The coordinator will also provide coverage in the event that the Food Service Manager is not available.

This position requires an Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts or a related field. At least 3 years of experience in a management role with at least one year experience in a commercial food service setting is required. A Richland Culinary Arts Institute graduate is preferred. Certification from the American Culinary Federation is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

Review of applications will begin December 18th.

Director of Security

Richland Community College is seeking a Director of Security. For more than 44 years Richland Community College has proudly and successfully served the citizens of Central Illinois through a strong mix of workforce, technical and transfer education, including a robust and growing dual credit program, all while providing top quality instruction in traditional coursework and cutting edge workforce training.   We strive to provide diverse and meaningful support services for Student Success to make the Richland experience both personal and rewarding.

The Director of Security is responsible for taking the necessary steps to promote and maintain a safe campus environment for Richland Community College. This position has significant responsibility for the College’s emergency response activities including development and maintenance of plans for all-hazards emergency preparedness, emergency response situations, and environmental safety. This individual will handle and process confidential information and records and must use discretion and privacy with their work. The position has the primary responsibility for directing and managing contracted security staff. Additionally, this position will serve as the College’s liaison with local community law enforcement agencies and emergency response entities.

This position will ensure implementation and compliance with all aspects of the Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act and serve as an investigator for Title IX. This individual will also conduct various risk management activities including evaluating all College facilities for safe operations and safe public access and use of College facilities.

Minimum requirements for the position are a Bachelor’s degree in public safety, public health, risk management or a related field plus three years of applicable experience, or a related Associate’s degree plus five years of experience.  The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver's license and must have the ability to become certified for OC spray.

Review of applications will begin December 4th.

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.

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.


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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  • Communications – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Communication or Speech.
  • 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.
  • 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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