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RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
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At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
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 8-28-14
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – Stenstrom Center
Supervisor/Contact Person: Dave Keaggy 815-921-4847; email@example.com
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.
FITNESS, WELLNESS AND SPORT – Fitness Lab
Supervisor/Contact Person: Shaine Henert 815-921-3804
Location: Physical Education Center Building – Room 1020
Description: General fitness center duties to include check-in assistance, cleaning equipment, answering telephones, data entry, filing, and assisting students and staff. Availability between 1-4p Monday-Friday. Knowledge of cardio and resistance training equipment, task-oriented, ability to work independently, good customer service and telephone etiquette all are required. Student will work approximately 10 hours per week. Students eligible for College Work Study preferred, but not required. Please drop off the student worker application at the Physical Education Center, Room 1020.
FITNESS, WELLNESS & SPORTS-RVC INTRAMURAL SPORTS PROGRAM
Supervisor/Contact Person: Dorothy Anne Huff 815-921-3801
Location: Physical Education Center Building – Room 1024
Description: Students needed for the following areas within the Athletic Department
Prior to applying: Students must complete a student worker application form, a schedule planning worksheet and have a completed financial aid file. Information on 'How to Apply' can be found under Step 2. Information should be turned into the contact person listed above in the Physical Education Center Building.
Supervisor/Contact Person: Nicholas Bowers 815-921-2265
Location: 303 N. Main Street – Supply Core Building
Description: Assistant needed to perform general office duties to include data entry, filing, answering telephones, making copies. Basic computer skills necessary. The main focus of this job will be working with the ELEVATE youth program, and assisting students and the general public in the Resource Room, which will consist of a computer lab. Patrons will be using the lab for job searches, homework assignments and reference searches. The Refugee Program also sponsors a citizenship program, which the applicant will be working with. Needed 10-20 hours per week and hours are flexible.
Supervisor/Contact Person: Samantha Vancil 815-921-4409
Location: Support Services Building – room 2200
Description: General office duties to include answering the phone and taking messages, filing and periodically covering the front desk. Basic computer skills a must. Student will assist with Image Now scanning and document management; run cashier station, handle cash, check and credit cards. Assist students in understanding their Student Financial account. Must be able to handle confidential material; will help other Financial Services departments as needed and perform additional duties as assigned.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT - EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER – Access Services
Supervisor/Contact Person: Becky Whitlow 815-921-4603
Description: Opening for student assistant to perform library duties to include data entry, maintain computerized library data, operate a cash register, and assist students & patrons with the photocopier, prepare mailings, and answer phones. Basic computer experience required. Good communication skills are necessary, and also the ability to work with a diverse student, faculty, staff and community patron population. Student must be available to open the library one morning each week at 7:50 A.M., closing the library one evening each week at 9 P.M., and working a rotational Saturday approximately 3-4 times each semester (during the summer, the library closes at 1:00 P.M. on Friday and is closed on Saturday).Applicant must be eligible for College Work Study. Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per week with maximum of 20 hours. A copy of the applicant's College Work Study award letter and class schedule must accompany the application.
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.
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.
PLANT OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
Supervisor/Contact Person: Bob Seele (R.Seele@RockValleyCollege.edu)
Location: Support Services Building – room 2216 (main campus)
Description: Two job openings at the Stenstrom Center, 4151 Samuelson Road, ideal for students who have classes there. Duties would include general inside maintenance assistance with supervision as assigned for trash collection, minor custodial duties, events setups, bathroom stocking and minor repairs. One opening is for mornings and one is for evenings until 7:00 PM. Must have a valid driver's license.
ADMISSIONS OFFICE – COLLEGE MASCOT
Supervisor/Contact Person: Melvin Allen – 815-921-4272
Location: Student Center, main floor
Description: The Admissions Office is looking for passionate and enthusiastic students to serve as the College mascot, the Golden Eagle. This is an integral part of the college's community outreach program and the Golden Eagle appears at athletic events, school visits, parades and festivals, campus events and other activities. Applicant must be reliable and able to work a variety of hours, including weekdays, weekends and evenings as a part of a rotation of mascot performers. Applicant must have the ability to be "larger than life" with movements and gestures, be good with kids, be comfortable performing in front of crowds, be able to think on his/her feet, and work under varied conditions. Prior mascot, theater, and movement or dance experience preferred; must be flexible and adaptable. The position is paid on an event-by-event basis.