The Office of Human Resources
We are dedicated to providing exceptional support and service in the areas of employment, professional development, benefits, total compensation and healthy living for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and patrons of JWCC. It is our purpose to provide the necessary tools to help you achieve your personal and professional goals in coordination with JWCC's mission and values. We hope that your visit to the HR website is helpful and informative.
About Human Resources
TheHuman Resources office is committed to recruit, retain, and motivate talented employees. We provide information and expertise as internal consultants for faculty and staff in the fulfillment of the College mission. We are dedicated to promoting a positive work experience that is characterized by fair treatment, personal accountability and mutual respect. The Human Resources Team will foster solutions to workplace issues that support the College's goals and optimize the value of our employees.
Quincy, known as the "Gem City", is a city on the Mississippi River and county seat of Adams County, Illinois. Quincy is the 11th-most populous city in Illinois, outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The community is a river city and was built on top of limestone bluffs. Quincy serves as the economic and cultural hub of West-Central Illinois. In the fall of 2010 Quincy was listed as eighth in the top fifteen small cities to raise a family in the United States by Forbes magazine for its commute times, high school graduation rate, median household income, home ownership rate and cost of living.
About the College
At John Wood Community College, students get the education they need at a price they can afford. Attending John Wood can save a student over $7000 per year compared to other area public four-year institutions.
With six locations and a variety of class options, JWCC has courses to fit any schedule. Choose from traditional, self-paced, online or a combination that works best. Classes are small, with an average of 15 students, for a personalized academic experience. All classes are taught by qualified professors, who are accessible in and out of class, ready to help each student succeed.
John Wood offers transfer associate degrees as well as two-year technical degrees (applied associate degrees) and short-term training certificates.
Students who choose to start their bachelor's degree at John Wood, can then transfer to a four-year institution to continue their education. John Wood students have transferred to over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. With over 25 majors to choose from, JWCC students get a strong foundation for a bachelor's degree with an easy transition to their selected four-year institution.
Students can also choose to complete a technical degree or certificate to get the advanced skills that will put them ahead of the rest in the workplace. Top quality instruction, hands-on experience and real-world internships prepare students for the career they want.