What should I indicate in the subject line of my email submission?
Prospective employees must reference the appropriate job code indicated in position advertisement and the position title. Those that fail to do so will not receive further consideration.
To whom should I address my cover letter, if I am applying for a Full-time or Regular Part-time position?
The letter should be addressed to the Screening Committee.
How do I apply for a job?
Candidates applying for clerical, full-time faculty, general maintenance or administrative positions should submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references as indicated in the job posting. All application materials should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am interested in becoming an Adjunct/Instructor at RACC, how do I apply?
Resumes for part-time teaching positions (adjuncts/instructors) should be addressed to the appropriate Academic Division Assistant Dean. Attach cover letter indicating your teaching availability and preference for online or on campus teaching, resume, three references, and unofficial copies of transcripts. Official transcripts will be required once an employment offer is made.
The preferred application date/closing date has passed. Should I still apply?
RACC accepts applications until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Do you accept general résumés?
No, we are unable to keep general résumés on file. Resumes submitted without a completed job application will be considered incomplete and will receive no further consideration.
What happens after I apply for a job?
Upon submission of your application, you will receive an automated email from the online application system acknowledging that your application has been received. Once the application has been submitted, the Human Resources office or appropriate hiring department will review it for minimum qualifications.
If I meet the minimum qualifications for a position, will I be called for an interview?
Not necessarily. Once applications are reviewed to determine eligibility, those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager or screening committee for further review. The hiring manager or screening committee will then evaluate the applications to determine who will be invited for an interview. Only those candidates selected will be contacted.
What credentials or clearances are required?
Administrative positions may require a Master's degree or higher; clerical positions may require high school diploma or an Associate's degree; maintenance and custodial openings require a high school diploma or GED, full-time faculty positions require a Master's degree, Doctorate preferred. Adjunct instructors are required to have a Master's degree except where indicated in a specific job posting.
Do I need to fill out an Employment Application?
Do I need to complete the Job Identifier form?
RACC is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with government regulations we are required to record numbers of job applicants by sex and ethnic category. We ask that you indicate your race or national origin and sex, but you are not required to provide this information.
How do I know you received my resume?
All candidates applying for open vacancies (except adjunct positions) will receive an automated e-mail message from the Office of Human Resources stating that your resume has been received. Follow the link in the automated e-mail message to complete the Job Identifier form.
What types of benefits are offered to employees?
A comprehensive benefits package is available to full-time faculty and staff which includes: medical insurance, dental, prescription, vision, vacation, personal days, sick days, and tuition waivers.
Do you work 12 months a year?
The hours and number of months per year vary by position.
How long after the closing date should I expect to hear something?
For positions not requiring screening committees, the Human Resources office or appropriate hiring department will contact you directly within 30 days after the closing date only if you are selected for an interview. If you do not hear anything within 30 days, you can assume that you will not be called for an interview. For positions requiring screening committees, the Screening Committee Chairperson or designee will contact you directly within 45 days after the closing date only if you are selected for an interview. If you do not hear anything within 45 days, you can assume that you will not be called for an interview.
Which positions require Screening Committees?
All full-time or regular part-time paraprofessional positions, faculty positions, and administrative positions such as the President, Vice President's, Deans, Assistant Deans, and Directors require screening committees.
Which positions do not require a Screening Committee?
Classified, Adjunct Faculty/Instructors and 15-hour a week positions.
How many different positions can I apply for?
If you believe that you are qualified, you may apply for as many different positions as you wish. You will need to submit a separate application/email for each position for which you wish to apply.