Career/Job Opportunities

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


Full-Time Teller - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust is hiring a full-time teller. 


  • High school diploma required. 
  • Minimum of six months cash management experience and/or training required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proficient in usage of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel, Outlook and Word. 
  • Previous customer service experience of at least six months preferred. 

Apply online at

Payroll Associate - Galesburg, IL (8/5/19)
Blick Art Materials is hiring a payroll associate. Maintain Ceridian web based payroll and time system for 1,900+ employee organization. Process payroll changes in the system, including but not limited to new hires, terminations, address changes and pay rate/job title changes. 


  • Maintain personnel records. 
  • Assist with the processing of bi-weekly payroll. 
  • Assist with the distribution of paychecks and/or direct deposit programs. 
  • Perform data entry for payroll records into the Ceridian payroll and time system. 
  • Maintain, update and run all reports from the Ceridian time system. 
  • Examine own work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to effectively complete multiple tasks in a timely manner. 
  • Required personal computer skills include, but are not limited to, advanced Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Word software applications. Experience with any large payroll system, such as Ceridian, ADP, Paylocity, PeopleSoft or Paychex preferred. 


  • A two year associate’s degree or payroll certification preferred. 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of payroll experience.
Apply online at
Admin & Clerical

Secretary/Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Full-time position or might consider part-time for the right candidate. Must be professional with neat appearance. Able to work independently and to maintain strict confidentiality. Must have an attention to detail. Good working knowledge of WordPerfect or Microsoft Word. Good grammar skills essential. Secretarial and legal experience is a plus but not required. Will train the right candidate.

Duties will include greeting clients, answering phones, creating and maintaining files, typing documents, filing, simply math calculations, scheduling appointments, maintaining office calendar, organizing documents and files, communicating with clients and other professionals by phone and in person.

Must be prompt for work. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m until 5:00 p.m. Paid holidays, paid sick days after 90 days, paid vacation after one year. Starting pay $14.00 per hour.

Apply online through Keyword Secretary; Location Galesburg, IL.

Secretary - Monmouth, IL (8/16/19)
Monmouth College is hiring a Secretary for the Student Success & Accessibility Services, and Global
Engagement department. Full-time, twelve-month (full-year) support staff position. Reporting to the Director of Student Success and Accessibility Services, the position provides secretarial support, such as reception and appointment scheduling, as well as day-to-day administrative support such as preparing data and generating reports, supervision of student workers, etc. 

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462. E-mail address:

Academic Secretary - Monmouth, IL (8/16/19)
Monmouth College seeks to hire an academic secretary. Full-time, ten-month (approximately mid-August to early-June/late May) support staff position. Reporting to the Academic Affairs Office, the position primarily provides secretarial support, such as reception (personal & telephone, including maintaining phone menus), word processing, duplicating, filing, mail distribution, etc., for assigned academic departments. 

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462. E-mail address:

Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (8/1/19)
Tom Knapp is hiring a part time assistant for his realty office. Anticipated hours are Monday-Thursday from 2-5 (or possibly 3-5) and Fridays from 8-5. 

The interested applicant will know how to properly answer phones, have computer skills and professional customer service. 

Please send your resume to Tom at


Parts Professional - Galesburg, IL (8/2/19)
Martin Sullivan is looking for someone who wants to develop themselves and their knowledge base in John Deere products within Martin Sullivan. The parts sales representative is responsible for ordering merchandise, placing orders for technicians and customers, and handling customer sales. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, organizational skills, and excellent work ethic. Agriculture knowledge is a plus. 

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Roofer - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Templeton Roofing is looking to hire a roofer/laborer. Must have experience. Competitive wage based on experience. PM or TEXT to 309-342-2195 for more details.

Delivery Driver/Shop Assistant - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Martin Sullivan is hiring a delivery driver/shop assistant. 


  • Mechanical knowledge/experience 
  • Forklift operation experience preferred 
  • Good Driving record 
  • Ability to operate ag equipment 


  • 1+ years experience as trailer truck operator 
  • CDL License preferred 
  • High School diploma or equivalent experience 

Apply online at

Driver - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Hallcon Corporation is hiring a driver. Would you enjoy driving our van to transport railroad crews? Hiring NOW, full-time, NO CDL needed. We’ll provide the fuel, training, and flexible schedule.

Basic Requirements:

  • 21 years or older
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check is required
  • Valid driver's license
  • Live within 30 minutes of Galesburg, IL
  • Starting pay of $10.50 per hour

Apply online at

Parts Delivery - Galesburg, IL (8/5/19)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a parts delivery team member. Our Parts Delivery drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of parts and products to our professional customers using a company provided vehicle. Our drivers are a lso responsible for the cleanliness and standard maintenance of delivery vehicles as well as observing company safety procedures. You will ensure efficient deliveries by quality checking orders t hat ultimately gets our products in the hands of our customers. 


  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR) per department standards 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment

Apply online at

Health Care

Nursing Positions - Carthage, IL (8/9/19)
UnityPoint Health Memorial Hospital is hiring for the following postitions:

  • Chronic Care Coordinator
  • Clinic Medical Assistant/LPN
  • CNA/Universal Worker
  • Maternal Newborn Registered Nurse
  • RN Supervisor

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Human Services

Residential Assistant/Specialist - Monmouth, IL (8/12/19)
Warren Achievement Center is accepting applications for the following position: 

Residential Assistant/Specialist, Full Time, Benefits, generally 2nd shift float position, some weekends
included. Will provide guidance and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Duties include preparing meals, household chores, and encouraging residents to reach their potential! Position requires a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to pass TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).

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.

Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Security Officer/1st Shift - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Per Mar Security Services is seeking Entry Level and Experienced Security officers.


  • Monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules
  • Thoroughly examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure proper function and security
  • Warn violators of premise rules and regulations
  • Address persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts
  • Report any facility issues
  • Request emergency personnel for high risk situations

Apply online at

Knox County Sheriff Department Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/9/19)
The Knox County Sheriff's Department is hiring for the following positions:

  • Patrol Deputy
    The Patrol Division of the Knox County Sheriff's Department is staffed by eighteen full time PatrolDeputies covering three shifts which provide 24 hour law enforcement protection of Knox County. Patrol shifts are directly supervised by a Patrol Sergeant who performs patrol assignments andadministrative duties related to the personnel they supervise.

    Patrol Officers receive specialized training in Traffic Crash Investigations, Narcotics Interdiction, DUI Detection and Juvenile Law.

    Job Type: Full-time | Salary: $21.76 /hour | Experience: relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Correctional Officer
    Correctional Officers employed by the Knox County Sheriff’s Department are sworn Deputies assigned to the Correctional Division. Correctional Officers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and security at the Knox County Jail.

    Operations in the Jail are conducted from three main areas: Booking Room, Secure Area (Inmate Pods) and the Control Room.

Applications available at the following locations: or in person at Knox County Law Enforcement Center 152 S. Kellogg St Galesburg.


Family Video - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Family Video is hiring for the following positions:

  • Customer service representative
  • Assistant manager
  • Retail store manager

Apply online at

G&M Distributors Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
G&M Distributors is hiring for the following positions:

  • Delivery driver
  • Sales representative
  • Swing delivery driver
For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Merchandiser - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Frito Lay is hiring a merchandiser. Detailers are part-time Retail Merchandisers who are responsible for merchandising Frito-Lay’s complete line of quality products in local stores. As a Detailer, you will drive your personal vehicle to a variety of store locations, retrieving Frito-Lay products from the backs of stores, and ensuring that our products are both fresh and attractive to our customers.

This is an ideal role for an individual who may want a supplemental income or simply enjoys the flexibility of a part-time job that offers great wages! It’s no secret that many Frito-Lay Detailers fall in love with the work and become full-time team members. Detailer hours vary based upon assigned route and average less than 20 hours per week. This includes weekend and holiday work in all weather conditions. Additional hours may be available during peak times (e.g. NYE, Super Bowl, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, etc.).

Apply online at

Part Time Cashier/Greeter - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
U.S. Cellular is hiring a part-time cashier/greeter. 


  • High school diploma or state equivalency required.
  • 6 months of customer service experience preferred, which may include retail sales, cashier, hostess, and general office.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Cash handling experience required.

Apply online at

Benefits Specialist - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Bridgeway is hiring a benefit specialist. Responsibility of this position is to ensure accurate credentialing information is gathered for each established Bridgeway consumer and staff and provide supportive functions to operations of the Central Business office.

Education - Associates degree and/or one year related experience (secretarial, business, medical). Experience in assisting consumers in a social service agency.

Apply online at

County Market Positions - Monmouth, IL (8/16/19)
County Market is hiring for the following positions:

  • Meat wrapper
  • Office associate
  • Grocery stocker
  • Cashier

Apply online at

Experienced Automotive Service Advisor - Galesburg, IL (8/12/19)
Yemm automotive group in Galesburg Illinois is seeking to find a qualified Automotive Service Advisor. Successful Automotive Service Advisors have outstanding interpersonal skills as well as the discipline and drive to put in the work necessary to be successful. This Service Advisor position is about building rapport with the customer, understanding their needs and delivering a great service experience. We are looking for someone who works hard, communicates clearly and is interested in a real career with long term potential. Relocation to Galesburg Illinois is required.

Apply online at

HR Generalist - Galesburg, IL (8/9/19)
Smithfield Foods is hiring an HR Generalist. The HR Generalist provides general human resource assistance to a business unit or corporate functional area which includes attendance tracking (FMLA, STD and LTD Functions). As a generalist, will be cross-trained in all other functions in Human Resources to be a backup. This position will be responsible for benefits and employee relations/diversity events in the facility. This position performs complex duties requiring independent judgment and coordination in one or more areas of a comprehensive human resource operation. 

Apply online at

Tumbling Instructor - Galesburg, IL (8/7/19)
The Knox County YMCA is searching for a Tumbling Instructor to join our team! This candidate will have experience working with youth; flexibility and desire to help grow our program with the student's needs in mind, as well as the ability to display our four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Must be available Monday and Thursday evenings. Please submit resumes to Kelly Corbin, Associate Executive Director to by August 16th.

Job Type: Part-time

relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
Tutoring: 1 year (Preferred)


Dishwasher - Galesburg, IL (8/5/19)
Soangetaha Country Club is hiring a dishwasher. Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, sanitary work area and assisting with various kitchen projects.

Hours are flexible, although holidays and weekends are often necessary. Please include relevant work history when applying. Job Type: Part-time

Apply online at Keywords Soangetaha; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (8/2/19)
Sherwin Williams is hiring a team member. This position is responsible for supporting the sales efforts at a Sherwin-Williams paint store, servicing wholesale and retail customers. It will assist customers in person and over the phone by determining needs and presenting appropriate products and services. This involves ensuring that sales transactions are completed accurately, maintaining accurate work order files and formulas, pulling appropriate products from the sales floor or warehouse, and tinting and mixing them to customer specifications. This position will also stock shelves and set up displays, clean store equipment, and load and unload trucks. It may also assist in making deliveries if necessary. 


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.
  • Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must be able to distinguish the difference between colors.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.
  • High school diploma or comparable certification (e.g. GED).


  • Prior experience in a sales or customer service position.
  • Customer service skills, including problem solving and handling customer complaints.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • A valid driver's license.

Apply online at

Illinois JusticeCorps. - United States (6/10/19)
The Illinois JusticeCorps is looking for someone to commit to a year of service with Illinois JusticeCorps. This person would:

  • be paid AmeriCorps member from August 2019 to August 2020
  • need to commit to 20 hours/week during courthouse hours and would be compensated $9,000 over 24 payments and would be eligible for a $3,000.00 education award for school costs/school loans.
  • get amazing professional development experience in working with people in crisis, as well as learning more about the legal field.

For more information, please contact:
Jenna L Kearns, Regional Program Coordinator, Illinois JusticeCorps

Restaurant/Food Service

Food Service Lead Worker - Monmouth, IL (8/16/19)
Aramark is hiring a food service lead worker for their Monmouth College location.  The Food Service Lead Worker is responsible for the oversight or delegation of responsibilities within the food service operation such as inventory, customer service, food preparation, and food safety and sanitation procedures Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.

Apply online at

Food Service Worker - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
OSF Healthcare is hiring a food service worker. Food Services Worker will serve customers on the food line, wash dishes using the dish machine and a three compartment sink, prepare hot and cold food items, operate the cash register, stock nourishments, and assist with cleaning of the department. Duties will also include, answering the department phone, taking patients’ food orders, set up patient trays, and deliver meal trays to patients’ room. 

Apply online at

Crew Members - Galesburg, IL (8/8/19)
McDonalds is hiring crew members. Apply in person at each store or online at


Shoe Carnival Openings - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Shoe Carnival is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Floor Supervisor

Apply online at

Family Dollar Careers - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Family Dollar is hiring for the following positions:

  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
Apply online at

PetSmart Careers - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
PetSmart is hiring for the following positions:

  • Pet trainer
  • Pet grooming salon manager
  • Bather/grooming trainee
  • Retail sales associates
  • Early morning stocker
  • Merchandising and inventory manager
  • Customer engagement manager

Apply online at

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Pet Supplies Plus is hiring a team member. As a Store Team Member at Pet Supplies Plus, you're pawsitively passionate about people and their pets. Providing exceptional, neighborly service at every opportunity during your work day, you will

  • stop to help a neighbor select the perfect toy for a terrier that likes to chew
  • review and compare the ingredient labels of several food brands for a concerned cat parent
    fit a squirming dachshund with the perfect harness
  • educate a sixth grader on bird ownership
  • stock shelves and ring up neighbors' purchases
  • feed all the furry pets and make sure their cages are spiffy

Apply online at

JoAnn Fabrics Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
JoAnn Fabrics is hiring for the following positions:

Team Member

Inventory Coordinator

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Five Below is hirng a sales associate. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Creative thinking
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure

Apply online at

Full-Time Jewelry Consultant - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Kay Jewelers is hiring a full time jewelry consultant. 

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group project

Apply online at

Walgreens Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Walgreens is hiring for the following positions:

  • Shift lead
  • Customer service associate (2 openings)
  • Pharmacy technician (3 openings)
  • Pharmacy manager

Apply online at

Kohl's Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Kohl's is hiring for the following positions:

  • Seasonal Stockroom Operations Associate
  • Seasonal Retail Sales Associate

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/16/19)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Unload associate (2 openings)
  • Merchandising service associate
  • Sales specialist millwork (2 openings)
  • Sales specialist flooring
  • Sales floor dept supervisors
  • Sales specialist pro services
  • Head cashier
  • Sales specialist plumbing
  • Cashier (2 openings)
  • LTL stocker
  • Customer service associate II
Apply online at or in person at the Galesburg location.

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/12/19)
Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Specialty Sales (Style, Beauty or Tech)
  • Guest Advocate (Cashier or Front of Store Attendant)
  • GM and Food
  • Seasonal Guest Advocate
Apply online at  

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/12/19)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Main St:

  • Courtesy Clerk, part time closes (8/13/19 @ 12 noon)
  • C-Store Clerk, part time closes (8/16/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Stocker, part time (8/19/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Produce clerk, part time (8/21/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Floral clerk, part time (8/31/19 @ 12 noon)
Apply online at  


Part Time Assistant Manager - Galesburg, IL (8/7/19)
Maurices is hiring a part time assistant manager. This challenging and rewarding role provides the opportunity to assist in the supervision of a store team focused on creating an unforgettable shopping experience that leaves our customers looking and feeling their best. Of course; the assistant manager interacts with customers on a regular basis providing fashion advice and helping customers grow their wardrobe. 

Apply online at

Sales & Marketing

Sales Professional - Galesburg, IL (8/12/19)
Cleary Building Corp is hiring a sales professional. 


  • Knowledge of Construction Industry (Post Frame) helpful; 
  • Commissioned Sales Experience; 
  • Motivated Self-Starter; 
  • Ability to think on your feet and take initiative; 
  • Ability to work independently with little supervisor or oversight; 
  • College Degree in Construction related field or Marketing desired; 
  • Valid Driver’s License / Clean driving Record 
  • Excellent Communications and Organization skills; 
  • Great Customer Service skills; 
  • Ability to Multi-task like a champion; 

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Sales Professional - Galesburg, IL (8/2/19)
Yemm Chevrolet Buick GMC Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is looking for career-oriented, motivated and high-energy individuals who enjoy helping others! If you are experienced in providing exceptional customer service, have the drive to earn unlimited income and want to build a career working with exciting new products, we look forward to speaking with you!

Compensation: No cap on pay! Current income for this position at Yemm ranging from $50,000 - $150,000

Apply online at


School Crossing Guard - Galesburg, IL (8/8/19)
The City of Galesburg is hiring a school crossing guard. Working under the direction of the assigned Police Sergeant, the School Crossing Guard provides child pedestrian safety by facilitating safe passage of children across streets and intersections, while remaining alert to traffic hazards. This is a part-time position that works only when Galesburg CUSD 205 students are in school. Crossing Guards must commit to be at their assigned location on each school day, both before and after school hours, depending on the assignment. This is a temporary/seasonal position paid at $8.25 per hour with no benefits.

All interested applicants must complete an online job application through the City’s website at: