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 1-21-2015


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: Lisa DuSavage  815-921-4275

Location: Student Center Building, Main floor

Description: Student needed primarily to assist with event set ups, and help out at the Information Center.  Duties to include running errands, keeping supply closet organized, getting refreshments on ice and delivered to the event area, decorating, and also basic office tasks, answer phones, help with walk-in traffic, answer questions, help students with Online Services and questions in regards to our student database. Must be highly motivated and enjoy working with people.  Must be eligible for College Work Study. 


Supervisor/Contact Person: LaToya Marble 815-921-4175

Location: Student Center Building, main floor

Description: Students needed as assistants at the Information Center. Duties to include basic office tasks, answer phones, help with walk-in traffic, answer questions, help students with Online Services and questions about the student database system, and give campus tours. Must be highly motivated and enjoy working with people. Must be eligible for College Work Study.


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). Needed 15 - 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: Sue Meyer 815-921-4847

Location: Woodward Technology Center – WTC, Room 244

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, filing, and making copies. Preferred availability includes Saturdays and some evening hours, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week.


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

Location: JCSM building – room 1009

Description:General office duties required for this position include: maintaining cabinet items, checking ID's during sign-in and sign-outs, and providing support services to students in Life and/or Physical Sciences. Must be able to login to all Eagle/Campus programs. Must be able to follow directions and possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.

In addition to your application, you will need to submit the following:

·A resume

·Copy of your financial aid award letter

·Class schedule.

Needed 15 – 20 hours per week (hours are negotiable based on class schedule).


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.


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.



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.