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)


Accounting Technician – Part-Time

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 both the Clinton and Fairview extension sites.  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.



Full-time Accommodations Specialist

The Academic Success Center is currently seeking an Accommodations Specialist responsible for coordinating disability services and assisting the Director in providing accommodations for students with disabilities. The specialist will conduct initial interviews with students and develops individualized accommodation plans including matters related to assistive technology.  The specialist helps ensure that students’ access and accommodation needs are addressed in a timely, accurate, and confidential manner. Additional responsibilities include working to ensure that the Academic Success Center is highly functional and assisting in short and long range planning for disability services.

This position requires a Bachelors’ degree in social work, human services, education, counseling, rehabilitation, or a related field.  Three years of experience, preferably in a community college disabilities service setting preferred.  Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and guidelines related to services for persons with disabilities and experience or demonstrated ability adapting to the challenging demands of disability services is also required.

Review of applications will begin June 22, 2018.


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 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

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


Part-time Faculty

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  • Art Appreciation – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Art.
  • Communications – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Communication or Speech.
  • English Composition – Seeking instructors for fall semester. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in English.
  • Engineering Technology
    Instructors needed for CNC Technology, Electrical Systems, and Facilities Maintenance.  At least 2,000 hours of related work experience required.  Teaching experience not required.  Coursework to start in October 2018 and January 2019.
  • Horticulture – Seeking instructor for fall semester in Tree & Shrub Maintenance.  Candidates must have at least 2,000 hours of related work experience.
  • Music – Seeking instructor for fall semester.  Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Music.
  • Music Appreciation – Seeking instructor for fall semester. Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Music.
  • 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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