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.


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). Needed15 - 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: John Fillicaro 815-921-4625

Location: Educational Resource Center, top floor – room 2420

Description: This position is responsible for processing, maintaining, troubleshooting, problem solving, and incident documentation for student rental laptops. Other duties may include mentoring other student employees, acting as liaison between student and EAGLE administrator, training and other duties as assigned. Must have high level customer service skills, be technically proficient and possess good time management skills. Students must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week.


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

Location: Student Center, top floor

Description: Gain experience for your future career.  We need engaging students to assist with general office duties to include file maintenance, handling financial aid intake paperwork, answering the phone, contacting students, data entry, special projects and helping students complete their FAFSA.  Applicant will need to be customer service oriented, dependable and display a professional attitude at all times.   The successful candidate must be available to work 15 – 20 hours per week.


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, assisting students and staff, and closing the Fitness Lab.  Must be available to work every Monday and Wednesday from 3-7p, with the possibility of additional hours, as needed. Task-oriented, ability to work independently, good customer service and telephone etiquette all are required. Knowledge of cardio and resistance training equipment preferred. Student will work approximately 10 hours per week. Students must be eligible for College Work Study. Please drop off the student worker application at the Physical Education Center, Room 1020.


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


Supervisor/Contact Person: Steve Soenksen 815-921-4827

Location: Woodward Technology Center – WTC, Room 235

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, installing/connecting computer equipment, filing, and copying. 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:  Peer tutors needed to assist students in content areas of Math, English, Biology and with study skills.   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. 


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

Location:  JCSM building – room 1009

Description:  General office duties to include answering the phone, taking messages, making copies, filing and completing campus errands.  Basic computer skills necessary including Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must be able to handle confidential material.  Needed 15 – 20 hours per week. Must be able to work Fridays, Summer/Fall and Spring.  Please submit your student worker application, a copy of your financial aid award letter showing the CWS amount, your class schedule and resume.