Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Student Jobs on Campus

Please read and follow these instructions:

 1) Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a complete financial aid file. This includes filing the FAFSA and returning all requested documents to the Financial Aid office.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must not have already earned a bachelor's degree.  Must have graduated from high school. 
  • Must not also be employed by RVC as a regular part-time or full-time employee.
  • Must not be in default of a student loan. 
  • Must maintain a minimum enrollment of half-time status (6 credit hours).

2) How to Apply:

  • Review current student job openings at the bottom of this page. 
  • Complete and take the application form to the department where you are interested in working. 
  • The supervisor will then set up an appointment for an interview.
  • When you go for your interview, please take along a copy of your financial aid award letter and schedule planning worksheet.
  • Upon being hired, students must complete the necessary forms required for employment. The forms can be picked up at the Student Employment Desk (located in Financial Aid - Student Center - top floor).  You must also bring a copy of your Social Security card and driver's license.

Student Job Openings

Student job openings are updated as soon as new openings become available.  Please note, all salaries start at $8.25 per hour and students are limited to 20 hours per week.  

Job Openings as of 12-15-2014


Supervisor/Contact Person: John Fillicaro 815-921-4625

Location: Educational Resource Center, top floor – room 2420

Description: The major functions of the job include, but are not limited to, answering phones and email related to the EAGLE learning management system used in course work at RVC. Competency in using computers, computer software and troubleshooting is required. The candidate must be able to communicate well and help solve any issues related to RVC's learning management system and RVC student mail, (Gmail). Needed 15 - 20 hours per week and must be able to work independently when required. Applicant must be able to give the EAGLE training sessions in which 15 or more students may attend. Preferred applicants will have completed CIS 102 and ENG 101.Position available for Spring 2015.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Sue Meyer 815-921-4847

Location: Woodward Technology Center – WTC, Room 244

Description: Strong candidate needed who is able to work independently with a variety of people. Must be dependable, answer computer questions effectively, be able to solve problems, find answers and learn tasks quickly. Strong computer skills required. Other general duties may include answering the phone, taking messages, filing, and making copies. Preferred availability includes Saturdays and some evening hours, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Patti Linden 815-921-4110

Location: Stenstrom Center for Career Development – 4151 Samuelson Road

Description: Applicants need to be able to provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff and others. They need to have good communication skills both verbal and written, be able to work independently and be detail orientated. Duties include answering the phone, taking messages, scheduling appointments, making copies, and filing. This position also requires assisting students and staff with general information, providing directions, and other duties as assigned; good computer skills are necessary. Needed 10 hours per week. Must be able to work Wednesday morning; the rest of the hours are flexible. Must be eligible for College Work Study.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Wanda Stolzer 815-921-3404

Location: JCSM building – room 1009

Description:General office duties required for this position include: maintaining cabinet items, checking ID's during sign-in and sign-outs, and providing support services to students in Life and/or Physical Sciences. Must be able to login to all Eagle/Campus programs. Must be able to follow directions and possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.

In addition to your application, you will need to submit the following:

·A resume

·Copy of your financial aid award letter

·Class schedule.

Needed 15 – 20 hours per week (hours are negotiable based on class schedule).


Supervisor/Contact Person: Becky Tidberg

Contact Phone Number: 921-3436

Location: FSO, CLII 1st floor, Rm. 111

This position lends support to the CLII faculty/staff, RVC students, and general public.  Individual needs to be dependable, personable, organized, and able to follow instructions efficiently, adhering to a high standard of confidentiality.  This position will assist with daily office operations, specialized projects, and semester preparations as needed.  Duties may include: filing, copying, labeling, answering phones, taking messages, inventory of supplies, restocking classrooms, faxing, running campus errands, email correspondences, mailings, etc.  Basic computer skills are required; experience in Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus.  Applicant must be dependable, detail oriented, and eligible for College Work Study. Hours are flexible Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM-3:30 PM.


Supervisor/Contact Person:Rebecca Whitlow 815-921-4603

Location:Educational Resource Center / Library

Description - Essential duties include but are not limited to: Excellent customer service, answering phones, operating cash register, checking materials in and out, shelving (may include utilizing a stepstool or ladder), collecting book drop materials, scheduling Group Study rooms, data entry, fax and photocopier services, processing outgoing mail, providing directional assistance, annual shifting, and assisting staff and community patrons. Applicant must be registered for a minimum 6 credit hours during spring and fall semesters. Good attendance is required. Other duties as assigned. This position requires the successful applicant to open the library one morning each week at 8:00 A.M., close the library one evening each week at 9 P.M., and work a rotational Saturday. During the summer, the library closes on Friday at 1 PM and is closed on Saturday. You may turn in your application, class schedule and Federal Work Study information at the library circulation desk. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study funds (FWS).



Supervisor/Contact Person: Mary Struthers 815-921-4162

Location: Student Center, top floor

Description: General clerical duties to include file maintenance, handling financial aid intake paperwork, answering the phone, taking messages, data entry and special projects. Practical experience with Microsoft Word is a must. Applicant will need to be customer service oriented, dependable and display a professional attitude at all times. Must be enrolled in or have taken college level math. The successful candidate must be available to work 15 – 20 hours per week, including one evening a week until 6:00 pm, and Tuesday mornings; the rest of the hours are flexible.


ADULT EDUCATION & Literacy Program - Tutor Supervisor/Contact Person: Amanda Smith, 815-921-2009

Location: Adult Education Center, Stenstrom Center, 4151 Samuelson Road

Description: Tutor needed for the GED students. Applicant must be well-versed in writing and/or math. A GPA of 2.0 or better is required. Needed 10 hours per week. Must be eligible for College Work Study.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Sharie Holub, 815-921-3471

Location: Science Division Office - JCSM 1015

Description: This position lends support to the Dean of Sciences, Life and Physical Science department faculty/staff, RVC students & general public. Will only consider applicants with previous office experience & excellent computer skills. Individual needs to be dependable, personable, organized, & able to follow instructions efficiently, adhering to a high standard of confidentiality. This position will assist with daily office operations, specialized projects, & semester preparations as needed. Duties may include: filing, copying, labeling, answering phones, taking messages, faxing, running campus errands, email correspondences, mailings, etc. Proficiency needed utilizing Windows 7/Office10: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, internet usage and emailing. Position will be begin late summer with training to start Fall 2014 thru Spring/Summer 2015 terms, preferably afternoons, Monday thru Friday, up to 20 hours per week. Must have filed FAFSA for 2014/2015 fiscal year, completed intake papers with Financial Aid, & have been issued an award letter. Complete a job application, attach a copy of the Financial Aid award letter, your class schedule, resume, and deliver in person to JSCM 1015.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Melissa Clements, 815-921-2363

Description: Peer tutors needed to assist students in content areas and with study skills. Tutoring is done in the Tutoring Lab during regularly posted hours. Other duties may include helping in the office when needed. Applicants must have and maintain an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and have received an A or B in the classes they are tutoring. Applicants must obtain a referral from a faculty member. Must complete an interview and training will be given per CRLA guidelines. Hours will be scheduled around his/her classes. The Tutoring Center is open on the main campus Monday – Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm; Friday from 9 am – 2 pm during the Fall/Spring semesters; Summer semester Monday – Thursday 9 am to 5 pm; Friday 9 am to 1 pm. Hours at the Stenstrom Center and the LOC may vary.



Supervisor/Contact Person: Mike Webb  815-921-2151

Location: Main Campus – Building F

Description:  Students need to help in the theatre and set.  Must be reliable and dependable.  Also students need to assist in the costume shop.  Sewing experience is necessary.