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 10-17-2014

EAGLE TRAINING and SUPPORT

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 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 needed. 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 Fall 2014.

 

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE

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.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – Stenstrom Center

Supervisor/Contact Person: Dave Keaggy  815-921-4847; d.keaggy@rockvalleycollege.edu

Location: Stenstrom Center, room 133, 4151 Samuleson Rd.

Description: Assistant position at the Stenstrom Center requires a student who is able to work with a variety of people, must be dependable, answer computer questions effectively, be able to solve problems, find answers and learn tasks quickly, and also be able to work independently. Applicant must have completed or be enrolled in CIS 102 and ENG 101; must have computer experience. 

Core Work Hours Required: Mon – Thurs, 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

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.


SCIENCE DIVISION – OFFICE SUPPORT

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.

 

TUTORING CENTER

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.

 

THEATRE & ARTS PARK DEPARTMENT

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.