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


Galesburg Clinic - Galesburg, IL (11/25/14)
Galesburg Clinic is hiring multiple positions:


Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
Performs a variety of administrative functions. Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, and takes dictation. Composes memos, transcribes notes, and researches and creates presentations. Generates reports, handles multiple projects, and prepares and monitors invoices and expense reports. May assist with compiling and developing the annual budget. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


Qualifications - Requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


Medical Assistant (PRN)
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to supervisor or manager.


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


Receptionist (Part-Time)
Greets vendors, customers, job applicants and other visitors, and arranges for transportation services, when needed. May operate a switchboard to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


Qualifications - Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Apply online at: (app will be sent to the clinic). Click on Employment at the top of the page.


Delivery Driver - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)
Monmouth Pizza Hut is hiring delivery drivers. Apply online at


Construction Crew - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Cleary Building Corp. has an immediate full-time opening in Galesburg, IL for a motivated self-starter to become a part of our building construction crew team!!  Prior construction experience and the ability to read blueprints are essential to this position.  Tasks will include physical labor in preparing sites, constructing post-frame structures, operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, setting trusses, digging trenches, cleaning up debris, etc. Candidates must be able to comfortably work at heights up to 35’ and in inclement weather or other adverse conditions.


This position offers competitive weekly wages, career growth potential, and benefits including health, life, dental, & disability options; paid vacation and holidays; along with a 401k Retirement Plan. In support of our Zero Accident culture, we operate with State of the art safety practices and equipment. Cleary Building Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a smoke-free/drug-free work place. Pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks are performed.


Complete an online application at; send a resume to; or apply locally at the Branch Office:


Cleary Building Corp.
3019 West Main Street
Galesburg, IL 61401


Cleary Building Corp. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as well as background checks.


Staffing Consultant - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
We're Unique - and we're growing! Do you have what it takes to be a Unique Consultant in the Galesburg, IL area? Send us your resume!


Consultant will be responsible for applying marketing techniques in order to acquire new business and maintain current business.


Qualified Candidates will also be comfortable:

  • Organizing and conducting recruits in the surrounding areas
  • Interviewing Associates
  • Weekly Client visits
  • Performing basic administrative functions as assigned


Previous staffing, recruiting or marketing preferred. We will train the right Candidate. Unique has multiple offices across central Illinois. Please send resumes to


Construction Crew, Post Frame - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Wick Buildings has a rich history of 60 years in the Post Frame Industry and a reputation of quality and integrity. This is your opportunity to join the Wick Team an become and OWNER! We are adding to our Construction Crew based in the Ames, IA area. Post frame experience is desired as well as the ability to learn fast, work safe and pay attention to quality at every step of the process. A valid driver’s license is a big plus!
We are willing to train the right candidate. Travel is part of the job but we try to keep you home as much as possible. However, when you do travel, Wick provides the hotel, meal per diem and you ride to the job in a Wick truck while being paid travel time for overnight jobs!


Experience and Skills
You must be skilled with tools and machinery, be able to comfortably and safely work at heights of more than 20 feet, lift and carry at least 75 pounds safely, work with hand and power tools safely and efficiently, learn fast with attention to quality work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and represent Wick in a professional and positive manner. If you have the aptitude for construction and take pride in a job well done - this may be the opportunity for job security have been looking for!


Apply online at: Click on Careers


Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Thorntons Gas Station is hiring a Customer Service Representative. Apply online at:


Guest Registration Specialists - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Thorntons Gas Station is hiring Guest Registration Specialists. Will help support the launch of a new rewards program. Guest Registration Specialists will work in assigned stores and register Thorntons’ guests into their new Refreshing Rewards program. As a Guest Registration Specialist, you will immediately become a VIP Member in Thorntons’ new Refreshing Rewards program. VIP membership entitles you to 10 cents off per gallon of fuel for the first 30 days of employment and 3 cents off per gallon for future purchases as well as a 24 hour low price guarantee on fuel purchases. There are also additional in-store savings and member’s only promotion benefits.  The role of the Guest Registration Specialist is to greet guests, introduce them to the new program and register interested guests, in-store, on an iPad.


Apply online at:


CNAs Needed - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)
Legacy Estates, located in Monmouth, IL seeks CNAs. ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE!! (Full and part time). Apply by calling: 309-734-0909 or


Visiting in person:
Legacy Estates
1200 West Broadway - Monmouth

Housekeeping Aide - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
HCR ManorCare seeks to fill a housekeeping aide position. HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Our candidate is a state-licensed nursing professional and will be accountable for providing care in order to maintain the patients' physical and emotional well being. In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.


Job Requirements:

  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred


Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred


Apply Online at
or in person
280 E Losey St
Galesburg, IL


Anheuser-Busch Salesman - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
G & M Distributors is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented self-starter who possesses both a strong sales personality and demonstrates above-average leadership aptitude.  Responsibilities will include sales of Anheuser-Busch products to retail accounts and achieving goals.  Duties include introducing new products, selling current products, merchandising, and analyzing business opportunities. Training provided. Must be 21.  Excellent wages and benefits. Submit your resume to or apply in person at 200 N Linwood Road – Galesburg, IL EOE


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)

Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:


  • Presentation Supervisor
  • 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 (11/24/14)

Target seeks to hire a seasonal 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


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)


Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Full-Time Facility Service Associate
  • Part Time Customer Service Associate II
  • Customer Service Associate II
  • Part Time Customer Service Associate I


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


HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)

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)
  • Kitchen Manager - Full Time (Hendesron)
  • Deli Manager - Full Time (Henderson)
  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main)


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


Nurses - Cook County, IL (11/24/14)
Cook County Health and Hospitals System is hiring nurses in all specialties. Apply online at:


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 mathematics, accounting, and computers.
  • At least three years of technical accounting 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”


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.


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. 


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.


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 Click 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.


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


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