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 140 All-Americans.
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.
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!
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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 2/12/2015
ADULT EDUCATION & LITERACY PROGRAM
Supervisor/Contact Person: Amanda Smith 815-921-2009
Location: Adult Education Center, 4151 Samuelson RoadDescription: 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.
Supervisor/Contact Person: Nicholas Bowers 815-921-2265
Location: 303 N. Main Street – Supply Core BuildingDescription: 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.
ENROLLMENT SERVICES - RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS OFFICE
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.
ENROLLMENT SERVICES - RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Supervisor/Contact Person: LaToya Marble 815-921-4175
Location: Student Center Building, main floorDescription: 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.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - EAGLE SUPPORT and TRAINING
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 Summer 2015.
SCIENCES – LIFE & PHYSICAL SCIENCE DIV – RESOURCE ROOM ATTENDANT
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:
·Copy of your financial aid award letter
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.
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.