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.
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.
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 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.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 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
Job Openings as of 5-02-13
Supervisor/Contact Person: Jessica Brady 815-921-4273
Location: Student Center- Information Center Desk
Description: The Information Center is seeking members for our Student Admissions Relations Team (or START Team). START students support enrollment efforts at RVC by providing essential services to prospective students and their families. Some of these activities include campus tours, telephone outreach, student panels, and helping with community events. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to be an active member in the program. START has many perks including leadership development, letters of recommendation, appreciation events each semester, and a chance to earn RVC gear and other cool stuff. Involvement in the START program also qualifies you to apply for paid positions within the Student Center Information Center. Only students in the START program will be looked at to fill empty, paid Student Ambassador positions. If you are interested, you may pick up an application for START at the Student Center Information Desk.
RECORDS and REGISTRATION OFFICE
Supervisor/Contact Person: Michelle Rothmeyer, Registrar 815-921-4267
Location: Records & Registration, Student Center Building, top floor, main campus
Description: Clerical duties to include answering the phone, processing transcript requests, registering students into the computer system, and scanning documents into the document imaging system. This position requires excellent customer service and problem solving skills when assisting RVC students with their needs. Needed 10 hours per week. Must be CWS eligible.
Supervisor/Contact Person: Victoria DeLaRosa 815-921-2274
Location: 303 N. Main Street – Supply Core Building
Description: General office duties to include filing, typing, answering telephones, making copies, and a basic knowledge of computer skills. Must be able to handle confidential material. The Refugee Programsponsors a citizenship program, and the applicant will be working with and tutoring patrons as they prepare for the test. The ability to speak Spanish a plus, but not required. Must be eligible for College Work Study; needed 20 hours per week.
EAGLE TRAINING and SUPPORT DESK
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 successfully complete the Online Student Orientation to EAGLE as part of the application process. 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 immediately.
FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Supervisor/Contact Person: Mary Struthers 815-921-4162
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. The successful candidate must be available to work 15 – 20 hours per week, including one evening a week until 6:00 pm. Must be available to work hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
SCIENCE DIVISION – OFFICE SUPPORT
Supervisor/Contact Person: Sharie Holub 815-921-3471
Location: JCSM room 1015
Description: This position lends support to the Associate Dean of Sciences, Life and Physical Science department faculty/staff, RVC students & general public. 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 Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, internet usage and emailing. Position open immediately for 2013 summer/fall and 2014 spring terms, preferably afternoons, Monday thru Friday, up to 20 hours per week. Will only consider applicants with previous office experience & excellent computer skills. Complete a job application, attach a copy of the College Work Study award letter, your class schedule, resume, and deliver in person to JSCM 1015.