Employer Services

help wanted signServices for Employers

Employers are vital to our Career Services office. We invite area employers to serve on our Career and Technical Advisory Boards to keep us informed on what skills you need from our graduates. We want you to hire our graduates. In turn, we want to help met your hiring needs. If we can offer any services to you, please contact either Brandi Ketcham at 309.649.6324 in Canton; Patrick Denecke at 309.833.6022; or Andrea Barbknecht at 309.647.5886. Listed below are some free services that we can offer you and your business.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Post an Opening

Spoon River College has a free online job listing site.  Employers can go online and post as many openings as they wish.  Once the postings have been approved through our office, an email conformation will be sent letting employers know that the postings will be available on our site for 30 days.  If the position gets filled before before 30 days and it needs to be removed, please contact brandi.ketcham@src.edu.  Employers who wish for their job listings to be posted for longer than 30 days, will also have to notify us for an exension.  The site is http://www.src.edu/jobs.

Attend a Job Fair

Spoon River College has a Spring Job Fair. Employers that are interested in attending this fair are encouraged to reserve a booth early as there is usually limited space. Job Fairs offer employers an opportunity to meet students, graduates and the general public. If you would like to get your companies name on our list, please fill out the online form. Staff will follow up with an email to let you know when the next Job Fair will be located and the time and date.

On Campus Recruitment

Some employers prefer to come on our campuses and met with prospective students. To recruit on campus, you will need to contact a Career Services team member at 309.649.634 or 309.833.6022. Employers will be given the opportunity to set up an information table in a high traffic area of the campus of their choice. Your Career Services team member will work with you to find the best time, place and day to meet informally with students in between classes. Career Services will post flyers to let students know when you will be on campus.

Workforce Training for Your Business

Spoon River College offers a workforce training package to meet your business needs. This includes:

  • Meeting with your business representatives to determine your exact needs
  • Securing a highly qualified facilitator
  • Designing a curriculum and presentation method best suited to your organization
  • Scheduling a convenient time and appropriate location (on or off site)
  • Using the latest technologies to enhance instruction and learning
  • Delivering a complete package of training
  • Offering the best economical pricing for the highest quality of instruction

For more information go to http://www.src.edu/outreach/Pages/workforce.aspx


 Macomb Job Fair


Spoon River College’s Office of Community Outreach will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday, April 22, from 9:00-11:00 am at the SRC Outreach Center located at 2500 East Jackson St, Macomb. This event will be FREE and open to the public.

This event is designed for any business or organization looking to hire part-time or full-time employees. There is a charge of $10 for businesses and organizations to participate. That money will go towards gift certificates from the Chamber of Commerce as incentives for people to attend and visit your table. Once you register online, you will be invoiced along with additional information, and your name will be added to our website so the public will know who is participating.​​


 Job Fair Information Form


Technical Skills Directory

The Technical Skills Directory is now available for employers. Please click on the link to be directed to the information. This directory compiles a list of our current graduates of all of our occupational programs. Please note that the addresses are the last known address of these students.