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 7-21-14

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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.

ENROLLMENT SERVICES - RECORDS & REGISTRATION OFFICE

Supervisor/Contact Person:  Michelle Rothmeyer 815-921-4267

Location:  Records & Registration Office, 2nd Floor Student Center, Main Campus

Description:  Clerical duties to include answering the phone, processing transcript requests, registering students into computer system, and scanning documents into the document imaging system.  This position requires excellent customer services and problem solving skills when assisting RVC students with their needs.  Needed 10-20 hours a week.  Must be eligible for College Work Study.

Please drop off the student worker application to the Records & Registration Office.

INTERCULTURAL STUDENT SERVICES (ISS)

Supervisor/Contact Person: Sonia Reising 815-921-4102

Location:  Student Center, 2nd floor Main Campus

Description: 

The ISS student employees will be committed to providing support and guidance to minority and underrepresented students as defined by our enrollment data. They will also help promote cross-cultural awareness on campus and create an environment supportive of diversity of all kinds. Candidate must exhibit a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a minimum GPA of 2.0  Possible tasks include: data entry; act as liaison between students, faculty, staff, and community members; build relationships with new students; create and maintain ISS student newsletter; participate in outreach activities, provide assistance with events and other duties as assigned.  Desired skills include the ability to multi-task, good organizational skills, and excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Experience with word processing and spreadsheets  required.   Must be able to work up to, but not exceed 15 hours a week.  Must be eligible for College Work Study.

 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT - EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER – Access Services

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

Location: Educational Resource Center

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.


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; rest of the hours are flexible.

 

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.


EMPLOYMENT GRANTS - WORKFORCE CONNECTION RESOURCE ROOM

Supervisor/Contact Person: Sue Carmichael 815-921-2251

Location:  303 N. Main Street, Rockford

Description:  Job duties would include providing general assistance for customers in the computer lab with tutorials for Windows, Word and Excel; setting up free e-mail accounts; WinWay Resume software; posting/e-mailing a resume on the Internet; Illinois Skills Match; and becoming familiar with Internet job seeking web sites and becoming familiar with library resources for job seekers. Other duties would include general clerical; answer/response to telephone inquiries and making calls, operating fax and copy machines, filing, and maintaining spreadsheets.  Needed 20 hours per week; must be CWS eligible.  


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-4:30PM.


 

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.

 

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.

 

ADULT EDUCATION & LITERACY PROGRAM

Supervisor/Contact Person: Amanda Smith 815-921-2009

Location: Adult Education Center,

4151 Samuelson Road

Description: General clerical duties to include answering the phone, assisting with filing, computer data input, mailings, running copies.Applicant must have basic computer skills, good communication skills, and must be able to work well with students and staff. Must be able to speak Spanish. Needed 20 hours per week.Must be eligible for College Work Study.

 

ADMISSIONS OFFICE – COLLEGE MASCOT

Supervisor/Contact Person: Jennifer Thompson – 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.