Career/Job Opportunities


Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Resources Office are advertisements received from employers. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied.  Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions.


Federal Work Study Program for Sandburg Students (2014-2015 School Year)
Work study eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid office. Contact the Financial Aid office for a Work Study application. To be considered for a work study job, you must be a Sandburg student registered for the current semester's classes and have a completed work study application on file in the Career Resources office. Work Study applications for 2014-2015 will be kept on file through June 30, 2015. Students eligible for the 2014-2015 Work Study program will be considered for positions beginning July 1, 2014. All work study positions are part-time, 20 hours per week maximum. Pay is Illinois minimum wage. Work study positions are not guaranteed; there are more students eligible for the work study program than jobs available. If you have questions about the Work Study Program, contact Tracy Engstrom, 341.5246,


 Open Positions:
Limited departments hiring


Account Clerk I - Galesburg, IL (11/19/14)
The City of Galesburg seeks interested applicants to fill the vacant position of Account Clerk I in the Department of Finance. This is a bargaining unit position that is currently paid at Pay Range 12, between $14.96 and $19.09 per hour.


General Description of the Position
This position is responsible for customer service functions which include receiving and recording payments made to the City for various services.


Examples of Work

  • Responsible for providing general information and assistance to walk-in customers.
  • Collects payments for water bills, parking fines, administrative tickets, special assessments, fire permits and lanes, insurance fees, weed and debris fees and other miscellaneous fees.
  • Sets-up initial water account billings, takes deposits, and closes out water accounts.
  • Assists hardship customers by developing and monitoring “Promise to Pay” payment plans.
  • Responsible for receiving cash, making change and daily balancing of the cash drawer.
  • Maintains petty cash records.


Minimum Requirements of the Position


  • A High School diploma with course work in mathematcis, accounting, and computers.
  • At least three years of technical accoutning and/or customer service experience using current business technology.
  • A working knowledge of spreadsheet software, word processing, computer applications, business English, spelling and mathematics is required.


Required Skills and Ability
The successful applicant must have the abiltiy to:


  • Read, interpret and apply policies and procedures, and follow instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other City employees.


To apply, interested applicants must complete an application for employment, found at the City’s website: To receive consideration for this position, an application must be received before the close of business at 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2014.


Construction Occupations Instructor - East Moline, IL (11/18/14)
Lake Land College at the East Moline Correctional Center seeks a full-time, 12 month, grant funded position for a construction occupations instructor. Responsible for teaching courses and labs in the Construction Occupations Certificate Program. Skills in masonry, electrical, plumbing and construction trades required. Associate degree and teaching experience preferred.


Applications accepted until position is filled. Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume and transcripts to:


Ginger Murray, Associate Dean
East Moline CC
100 Hillcrest Road
East Moline, IL 61244


Apply online EOE/AA. Shift Tuesday-Thursday (7 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Friday (7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)


Full-Time Dental Hygienist - Bloomfield, IA (11/17/14)
Davis County Dental is seeking a full-time dental hygienist.  Candidates must be computer literate, team oriented, personable, and eager to learn and serve.  Please send a resume and cover letter with your thoughtful reply to two of the following questions to


• How would your previous employer describe you and your work?
• What about this position attracts you?
• What does “being in service” mean to you? 


To learn more about our office, see our website:

Sales Position - Galesburg, IL (11/17/14)
Monmouth – Galesburg radio stations (sunny 97.7, WRAM and WAIK) seeks to fill a sales position. We are looking for someone with a will to succeed, and desire to be a part of a successful team and business. This is an outside sales position.


Applications may be sent to:
55 Public Square
Monmouth, IL.


Or email HR at: phone calls please. Prairie Radio Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Office Clerk - Galesburg, IL (11/17/14)
GCR Tires & Service in Galesburg seeks to hire an office clerk. 



  • Answers phone inquiries as needed.
  • May assist with Accounts Receivable/Payables.
  • Processes invoices through POS as necessary.
  • Any other duties as assigned.



  • Posts sales as required to daily sales and performance logs.
  • Files book copies of invoices as required.
  • Completes daily cut-off and close of POS.



  • Reviews inventory levels of office supplies and orders as needed.
  • Reviews Return on Assets (ROA) payments and processes through POS system when necessary.
  • All other clerical duties as assigned by management.


Job Requires:

  • Must be computer literate.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Verbal a written communication skills.
  • Contact with customers.


Works under direction of Office Manager and/or Store Manager.


Apply online at: Click on Careers. Choose “Illinois” in the drop down box within “Location”


On-Call Advocates - Galesburg, IL (11/14/14)
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Galesburg has several immediate openings for on call Youth Advocates.  Responsibilities include on-call response to families in crisis, direct contact with youth, completion of paperwork, linkages and referrals. Position requires candidate to be 21 years of age, and possess a minimum of high school diploma. Position requires on call availability, valid driver’s license; clean driving record, reliable transportation and ability to pass a DCFS background check.  Evening and weekend work is required. Send cover letter and resume no later than November 21, 2014 by going to .  EOE


Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (11/13/14)
Warren Achievement Center in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire two positions:


Full and part time positions. Will assist residents with daily living skills to help them reach their goals of how they live, learn, work, and play. Must pass a test of 8th grade reading level.


Part time, variable hours.  Will ensure safe transportation of passengers while observing traffic safety.  Ensures accurate data recording for computer input.  Must be at least 21 years of age with good driving record.


**All positions require a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent.


Apply on-line at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL  61462. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (11/13/14)

Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:


  • Presentation Supervisor
  • Seasonal Position – General Merchandise Salesfloor
  • Shopko Teammate


Individuals interested in these opportunities opportunity should submit a candidate profile at Click on Careers (located at bottom of page).


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/14)

Target seeks to hire the following positions:

  • Seasonal Team Member
  • Seasonal Cashier Team Member
  • Presentation Team Member
  • Backroom Team Member


Apply online at (Click on Careers located at bottom of page) or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg


Part-Time Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (11/12/14)
Seminary Village seeks to hire a part-time receptionist to start immediately. The position will work evenings and weekends (with an occasional day shift).


Experience with a multi-phone line is preferred.


Apply in person for a possible on-the-spot interview at:


Seminary Village
2345 N. Seminary


Secretary 1 - Galesburg, IL (11/11/14)
OSF St. Mary Medical Center seeks to fill the Secretary 1 position.


Under minimal supervision of the Director of Surgical Services or designee, and according to established policies and procedures, provides clerical support for the Surgery unit. In doing so, schedules cases and gives appropriate times for cases, answers telephone, takes messages, lab results and pathology reports. Is able to handle stressful situations involving physicians and nurses. Enters OR charges in computer and keeps Departmental statistics.


• Knowledge of copy machine.
• Knowledge of computer.
• Type 40 WPM.
• Medical terminology class or experience scheduling OR procedures.


• Experience as an OR Secretary




Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


**Apply online at and then Search Jobs.

Customer Delivery Teammate - Galesburg, IL (11/11/14)
Carquest seeks to hire a customer delivery teammate. Apply online at Click on Careers (bottom of page), Opportunity (top of page), Stores, Search and Apply Now. 


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/7/14)


Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Full-Time Facility Service Associate
  • Part Time Customer Service Associate II (2 positions)
  • Customer Service Associate II
  • Full Time RTM Clerk


Apply online at or Visit the store and apply at the kiosk.


Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (11/7/14)
Dollar General on Main Street in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire a sales associate. Apply online at: Click on Careers.



Front Office Assistant - Monmouth, IL (11/7/14)
OSF Holy Family in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a front office assistant. Apply online at: *Click on Careers and then Search Jobs.


Driver - Galesburg, IL (11/6/14)
Renzenberger is a local company looking for drivers to transport railroad crews up to a 200 mile radius from Galesburg, IL.


• Must live within 20 minutes of Galesburg
• Be 21 or older
• Completed pre-employment drug screen


A company vehicle is provided, paid training, and benefits. No special license needed. Compensation is 17 cents per mile or $8.25 per hour while waiting.


*Apply at Click on Careers.


Registrar - Galesburg, IL (11/5/14)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital seeks to hire a Full-Time Registrar. 


Job Description:
Registers patients and processes related paperwork. Duties include interviewing patients, preparing standard registration forms, and performing other admission or transfer related tasks. May be expected to perform clerical and secretarial work. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager.


Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of work experience in a related field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


Apply online at: Click on Employment at the top of the page


Housekeeping/Laundry Aide - Galesburg, IL (11/5/14)
Roseville Rehab and Health Care in Roseville, IL seeks a full-time housekeeping/laundry aid person. 



• Personal cleanliness
• Pleasant, tactful & courteous
• Ability to work with others


• Perform housekeeping & cleaning activities within the guidelines of assigned areas
• Follow assigned cleaning schedule outlined by housekeeping department


Apply online at:



Illinois State Trooper - State of Illinois (11/3/14)
The Illinois State Police Merit Board is currently accepting applications for the position of state trooper. Applications are available at here for additional information. 


UPS Jobs - Galesburg, IL and Monmouth, IL (11/3/14)

UPS is hiring miscellaneous positions:


  • Package Delivery Driver
  • Driver Helper (Galesburg and Monmouth)
  • Package Handler Part Time
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic


Apply online at


Staples Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/28/14)

The Galesburg Staples store is hiring multiple positions:


  • Sales and Services Manager
  • Sales Associate
  • Copy & Print Associate
  • Mobility & Technology Sales Associate


For detailed job descriptions, and to apply online, visit: Contact the store after applying as a follow up.


HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/3/14)
HyVee in Galesburg, Il seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:


  • Courtesy Clerk - Part Time (Henderson)
  • Night Stocker – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Wine & Spirits Clerk – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Meat Stock Clerk – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main)
  • Dairy Manager (Main)
  • Grocery Assistant Manager (Main)
  • Meat Stock Clerk (Main)


Apply online at: , click on “Careers”, then “Browse Job Opportunities.”


Deputy Sheriff - Bloomington, IL (11/3/14)

Orientation and testing for McLean County Sheriff's Deputy Positions will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Check in starts at 5 p.m. with orientation beginning at 5:30. Orientation is MANDATORY. For more information, click here


Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant - Galesburg, IL (11/3/14)
Bergners in the Sandburg Mall is hiring a Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant/


Do you love helping others find their inner beauty while driving your own business? If so, Cosmetic Sales is the right place for you!


In this role, you will be responsible for applying cosmetics, sharing knowledge of brands, recommending products, and making customers feel beautiful.

We’ll value your:
• Excellent interpersonal skills with customers
• Strong aptitude in selling techniques
• Ability to drive sales and build repeat clientele
• Ability to take initiative when presenting and selling merchandise
• Work schedule flexibility (days, nights and weekends)


Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant in our stores are paid on a base plus commission for all cosmetic counter sales.


Apply in person at:
1150 West Carl Sandburg Drive

Assistant Manager - Galesburg, IL (11/3/14)

Rent-a-Center seeks Assistant Manager for Galesburg, IL. 


  • How's your Quality of Life?
  • Are you looking for a job or a real career?
  • Do you worry about getting laid off?
  • Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you?
  • Would you like to be rewarded for working hard?


We are looking for a talented, career-oriented Assistant Manager to join our team and assist the Store Manager with the overall operation of the business.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Merchandising the showroom floor
  • Executing sales and collections programs
  • Managing and maintaining inventory
  • Opening and closing the store
  • Assisting with product delivery, service and returns


In addition to great career opportunities, our Assistant Managers Quality of Life is improved by:

  • Paid sick/personal & vacation days
  • Employee purchase program
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, disability/life insurance & a 401k plan


To be considered for the opportunity to improve your Quality of Life, you:

  • Need to be at least 20 years old, with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Have some experience working in a retail, restaurant/fast food, or service business
  • Have 1 or more years' experience working in a retail, restaurant/fast food, or service business

Apply online at: click on “Search Jobs Now”


CNA - Galesburg, IL (10/28/14)


CNA needed for in-home Parkinson’s patient. Located close to Sandburg on South Lake Storey Road


Hours needed:
Midnight – 8 a.m.


Start date:


Call Linda at 309-337-8770


Administrative Assistant - Carthage, IL (10/21/14)

Carl Sandburg College in Carthage, IL seeks to hire an administrative assistant to the Dean of Extension Services. For a detailed job description, visit: and then click Employment. To apply for the job, click Apply after viewing the job to create an account.