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!
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?
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 4/9/2015
FITNESS, WELLNESS AND SPORT – Fitness Lab
Supervisor/Contact Person: Shaine Henert 815-921-3804
Location: Physical Education Center Building – Room 1020Description: 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.
STUDENT RETENTION & SUCCESS - FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
Supervisor/Contact Person: Kerri Langdon 815-921-4096
Location: Student Center – 2nd floor, Room 2142Description: 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.
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 15 hours a week. Must be eligible for College Work Study.Please drop off the student worker application to the Records & Registration Office.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT - EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER – Access Services
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).
SCIENCES – LIFE & PHYSICAL SCIENCE DIV – FSO
Supervisor/Contact Person: Wanda Stolzer 815-921-3404
Location: JCSM building – room 1009Description: 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.
Student Life- Student Leader Assistants
Supervisor/Contact Person: Annette Alatorre 815-921-4186
Location: Student Center Building, Main Floor
Description: Student Leader Assistants (SLA) needed for Summer/Fall 2015 to provide excellent customer service to students who are involved or looking to be involved on campus. The SLA's duties include but are not limited to: answering the phone, making copies, scanning, and data entry. The SLA's will also assist with Student Life events and special programming, update multi-media accounts, organize and maintain Student Life areas, as well as being the main contact for the Student Leadership Office. Two positions open at 15 hours a week and hours are flexible. Must be self-motivated and enjoy working with people.
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.
EMPLOYMENT GRANTS - WORKFORCE CONNECTION RESOURCE ROOM
Supervisor/Contact Person: Sue Carmichael 815-921-2251
Location: 303 N. Main Street, RockfordDescription: 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: Deb Alfredson 815-921-2264
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.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - EAGLE SUPPORT and TRAINING
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.
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.