Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
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.
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 13 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
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 11-13-2014
FACULTY SUPPORT OFFICE, CLII
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).
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; 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.
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.