About Oakton At Oakton Community College, we are defined by our mission, vision, and values.
It's who we are. Though we have evolved since the college began in 1969, we always strive to stay true to our founding ideals and have them guide us as we move forward into the future.
Oakton is the community's college. By providing access to quality education throughout a lifetime, we empower and transform our students in the diverse communities we serve.
Dedicated to teaching and learning, Oakton is a student-centered college known for academic rigor and high standards. Through exemplary teaching that relies on innovation and collaboration with our community partners, our students learn to think critically, solve problems, and to be ethical global citizens who shape the world. We are committed to diversity, cultural competence, and achieving equity in student outcomes.
Oakton's commitment to its students begins with a dedicated team of skilled and passionate professionals like you.
From faculty and staff to service and maintenance positions, we have a number of community college jobs available in both Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois, so you can share your skill and passion with a diverse and inclusive community.
Whether you're an educator looking to advance your career in academia, an academic advisor, a payroll specialist, a custodian or anything in between, you'll find a complete job listing here. We hope you'll find your fit at Oakton.
Explore our array of benefits for part-time and full-time employees, including medical, dental and employer-provided life insurance, tuition waivers and more. In addition to generous benefits, you will enjoy an accommodating work schedule that allows you to balance an engaging career with a fulfilling home and personal life
See how the Center for Professional Development can help community college employees improve leadership skills, enrich teaching and learning, drive innovation and more.The Center’s goal is to help faculty, staff and administration: strengthen their commitment to effectively serving this learning community, enrich the teaching and learning process, create a community that inspires freshness of thought, creativity, and innovation, explore instructional resources and programs in a convenient and friendly environment.
Oakton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It was also named as one of 2011’s Top 50 Employers by Historically Black Colleges and Universities Connect. The HBCU Connect list recognizes companies and organizations that have done an excellent job in their specific efforts to recruit students and alumni from the nation's 105 historically Black colleges and universities.