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 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 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.
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?
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.
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.
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. Please note, all salaries start at $8.25 per hour and students are limited to 20 hours per week.
Job Openings as of 11-25-13TUTORING CENTER
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.
EAGLE TRAINING and SUPPORT DESK
Supervisor/Contact Person: John Fillicaro815-921-4625
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 10 - 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 for spring semester 2014.
PLANT OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE –
Supervisor/Contact Person: Bob Seele (R.Seele@RockValleyCollege.edu)
Location: Support Services Building – room 2216 (main campus)
Description:Two job openings at the Stenstrom Center, 4151 Samuelson Road, ideal for students who have classes there. Duties would include general inside maintenance assistance with supervision as assigned for trash collection, minor custodial duties, events setups, bathroom stocking and minor repairs. One opening is for mornings and one is for evenings until 7:00 PM.
SCIENCE DIVISION LAB PREPARATION
Supervisor/Contact Person: Lisa Strong 815-921-3454
Location: JCSM 1031 or 1036
Description: This position will provide a variety of experience/exposure to laboratory practices for Life Sciences. Applicant must be dependable and organized, must be able to follow instructions, and work independently. Previous Science Lab course work or lab experience is preferred, especially in Microbiology or Chemistry. Duties will include washing and shelving laboratory glassware, disposal of microbiological waste, making simple solutions, maintaining a clean lab environment, preparing and setting out materials, and writing labels.Please complete a student worker job application, attach a copy of your College Work Study Award letter, Spring 2013 class schedule, and personally deliver to Lisa Strong, JCSM 1031 or 1036. This position begins December 17 and goes through spring and summer sessions. Flexible schedule of up to 20 hours/week, M – F between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.