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 5/04/2015


Supervisor/Contact Person: Glenn Stech  921-4818

Location: Woodward Technology Center – room 245

Description: Student needed to assist the Audio Visual Specialist with a variety of duties to include Smart Room setup/repair/install.  Also setup & tear down of various types of multimedia equipment for special events, inventory control, database entry, preventive maintenance and other various duties.  Must be willing to learn and have a basic knowledge of multimedia, computers and networking.  Hours would be part time flexible between Monday – Saturday. There is preference in having Tuesday nights free for the 1st Tuesday Lecture series and the main RVC Board of Trustees meeting. These only occur once a month.


Supervisor/Contact Person: John Fillicaro 815-921-4625

Location: Educational Resource Center, top floor – room 2402

Description: This position is responsible for processing, maintaining, troubleshooting, problem solving, and incident documentation for student rental laptops. Other duties may include mentoring other student employees, acting as liaison between student and EAGLE administrator, training and other duties as assigned. Must have high level customer service skills, be technically proficient and possess good time management skills. Students must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week.


Supervisor/Contact Person:  Shaine Henert   815-921-3804

Location:  Physical Education Center Building – Room 1020

Description: General fitness center duties to include check-in assistance, cleaning equipment, answering telephones, data entry, filing, assisting students and staff, and closing the Fitness Lab.  Must be available to work every Monday and Wednesday from 3-7p, with the possibility of additional hours, as needed. Task-oriented, ability to work independently, good customer service and telephone etiquette all are required. Knowledge of cardio and resistance training equipment preferred. Student will work approximately 10 hours per week. Students must be eligible for College Work Study. Please drop off the student worker application at the Physical Education Center, Room 1020.


Supervisor/Contact Person: Kerri Langdon 815-921-4096

Location: Student Center – 2nd floor, Room 2142

Description: Applicants must be reliable, patient and positive, detailed, and enjoy helping new students get started at RVC. Good communication skills required; competence with RVC technology and basic computer systems also required. Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced office. This position will assist new students with Educational Planning Session (EPS) registration, provide support at EPS, assist students with password resets, and confirm EPS registrants. Applicants must be capable of performing basic office duties including filing, copying, answering phones, and taking detailed messages.


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 15 hours a week.  Must be eligible for College Work Study.

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


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 step stool 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).


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

Location: JCSM building – room 1009

Description: General office duties to include answering the phone, taking messages, making copies, filing and completing campus errands. Basic computer skills necessary including Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to handle confidential material. Needed 15 – 20 hours per week. Must be able to work Fridays, Summer/Fall and Spring. Please submit your student worker application, a copy of your financial aid award letter showing the CWS amount, your class schedule and resume.


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 answer/response to telephone inquiries, operating fax and copy machines, filing, and maintaining spreadsheets.  Needed 20 hours per week; must be CWS eligible.



Supervisor/Contact Person: John Fillicaro 815-921-4625

Location: Educational Resource Center, top floor – room 2402

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.


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).



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: 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.