Short-Term Employment

Positions listed below have specific application instructions, which may vary by department. Please complete the Short-term and Student Application (unless the position requires an online application) and follow instructions listed to apply for positions of your interest.

Additional temporary positions may also be listed at: https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/search (Use the drop-down menu for Position Type to select “Tempoary”, then click “Search”).

 

Assistant – American Sign Language Lab

Campus location: San Marcos – 2 positions

Hours per week: Varies each semester; not to exceed 26 hours per week

Work schedule: Flexible

Hourly pay rate: $10.00 – $12.00

Job duties: Provide instructional and technical assistance and support to the ASL lab faculty and students.

Desired skills/qualifications: Communicative proficiency for social situations in American Sign Language; demonstrated respect for Deaf culture and the Deaf community; knowledge of ASL grammatical features and vocabulary covered in ASL 1-4; ability to answer student questions about grammatical structures and vocabulary in Learning American Sign Language and Signing Naturally, Levels I-II; professional and courteous; work well with other; ability to run reports and operate equipment; ability to compose and communicate via email with lab supervisor, Academic Department Assistant, and ASL faculty as needed; fluent in ASL; ability to engage in academic, social, and technical dialogue while using semantically correct sign choices and grammatically accurate syntax; knowledge of interpreting-related content covered in Interpreting 1-4, including cultural respect and linguistic variations.

Contact information: Melissa Smith, Professor, mbsmith@palomar.edu


Assistant – Child Development Center

Campus location: San Marcos and Escondido;

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours per week

Work schedule: Flexible

Hourly pay rate: $10.00-$14.00

Job duties: Assist preschool teacher with classroom and outside activities

Desired skills/qualifications: 6 units in child development

Contact information:Diane Studinka, Child Development Center Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2578, dstudinka@palomar.edu


Hourly Recruit Training Officer – Police Academy

Campus location: San Marcos – Santar Place

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours

Work schedule: Varies

Hourly pay rate: $20.48

Job duties: Motivate, evaluate, and advise police academy recruits; and monitor their day-to-day activities

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of full-time peace officer experience with a law enforcement agency. Strong written and verbal communication skills desired

Contact information: Kelli Florman, Police Academy Coordinator, kflorman@palomar.edu


Intern Tutor I (2-3 Positions) – Math Learning Center

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16634

Registered Nurse (Part-Time) – Health Services

Campus locations: San Marcos Campus and Escondido Center

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours

Work schedule: Varies: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Fridays 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Hourly pay rate: Dependent on applicant’s education and qualifications; not to exceed $30.00 per hour.

Job duties: Clinically assess and treat patients within college Registered Nurse protocols; maintain immunization program.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

2. Three years of nursing experience.

3. Possession of an appropriate, valid Registered Nurse Certification.

4. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid First Aid Certificate.

5. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid CPR Certificate.

6. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Desired skills/qualifications: Proficiency using electronic medical records and Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word and Outlook; experience working with diverse populations; School Nurse Certification and/or Public Nurse Certification.

Contact information: Interim Health Services Director, Judy Harris (RN, MSN, FNP-BC); (760) 744-1150 ext. 2380.


Peer Tutor (4-6 Positions) – Math Learning Center

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16629

Peer Tutor (Math) – Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus location: Multiple locations – School sites in San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours

Work schedule: 7:30am – 12:00pm; 12:00pm – 6:00pm, including some evenings and weekends

Hourly pay rate: $10.00

Job duties: Provide academic support to middle/high school students in Math subjects (including but not limited to Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus and Calculus); assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Desired skills/qualifications: Strong background in Mathematics

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Peer Tutor (Science) – Grant Funded Student Program

Campus location: Multiple locations – School sites in San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours

Work schedule: 7:30am – 12:00pm; 12:00pm – 6:00pm, including some evenings and weekends

Hourly pay rate: $10.00

Job duties: Provide tutoring services for students in Science courses including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology; assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Peer Tutor (Writing) – Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus location: Multiple locations – School sites in San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours

Work schedule: 7:30am – 12:00pm; 12:00pm – 6:00pm, including some evenings and weekends

Hourly pay rate: $10.00

Job duties: Assist with all aspects of the writing process from brainstorming and organizing through drafting and completing of paper; assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Desired skills/qualifications: A strong background in essay writing

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Program Ambassador – Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus Location: San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours

Work schedule: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm including some evenings and weekends Hourly pay rate: $14.00

Job duties: Conduct outreach & student recruitment activities; provide information regarding admissions, financial aid & registration policies/procedures & refer students to other services as appropriate

Minimum qualifications: At least 1 year of outreach experience, ability to multi-task, & proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher & other computer software

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Student Ambassador – Student Services

Campus location: Multiple locations; including off-campus locations

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours

Work schedule: Varies (Evening and/or weekend hours as necessary)

Hourly pay rate: $14.00

Job duties: Support Palomar College efforts to increase student retention and completion rates by providing information, follow-up services and support to current Palomar students; establish and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective students, administrators, faculty and staff; work collaboratively with all departments; conduct presentations promoting Palomar College’s services available to students; assist in and represent Palomar College at a variety of events, both on and off campus (targeted outreach and recruitment events, new student orientation, campus tours, commencement, college fairs, etc…); attend Palomar College Student Ambassador Orientation and Training Retreat.

Minimum qualifications: Education: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and 24 semester units of college-level course work. Experience: Six months of full-time equivalent related experience.

Desired skills/qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of Palomar College programs and support services; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; bilingual.

Contact information: Nancy Moreno, Manager of Orientation and Follow-Up Services; (760) 744-1150 ext. 3768; nmoreno@palomar.edu


Theatre Assistant (Application Pool) – Performing Arts Department

Campus location: San Marcos

Hours per week: Varies

Work schedule: Varies, based on production schedule

Hourly pay rate: $10.00-$14.00

Job duties: Assists in the safe operation and maintenance of theater sound, lighting, rigging, and related equipment, and systems used in support of stage productions and related events

Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade

Contact information: Justin Smiley; Manager, Performing Arts Production; jsmiley@palomar.edu


Teacher (Substitute) – Child Development Center

Openings at the San Marcos and Escondido campuses.  Requirements: Child Development permit qualified; 24 units in ECE or CD minimum, plus 16 units in GE and 1 year experience.  For immediate consideration, fax resume to (760) 761-3539 or call (760) 744-1150 ext. 2575.  No deadline to apply.  Visit the Child Development Center website for more information about the Child Development Center.

Tutor –Disability Resource Center (English Essentials)

Campus location: San Marcos

Hours per week: 8-11 hours

Work schedule: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday and Wednesday (time is approximate based on course schedules)

Hourly pay rate: $10.00 – $15.00 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Job duties: Assist students with disabilities in English support courses with grammar, writing, and study skills by utilizing and demonstrating Read and Write Gold literacy software and the English software; providing individual and/or small group assistance to students enrolled in Palomar College DR 15 (English Essentials Support course); monitor student participation; assess student learning needs, determine, identify and help obtain student’s short-term and long-term goals for academic development; promote independent learning; act as an academic mentor; and guide students through course material and recommend learning strategies.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of 6 semester units of lower division coursework; intermediate English grammar and writing skills; friendly, patient, and sensitive to the diversity of students.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience tutoring and accommodation strategies and techniques; providing services to individuals with disabilities; knowledge of assistive technology and equipment; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Contact information: Leigh Ann Van Dyke; lvandyke@palomar.edu


Tutor –Disability Resource Center (Pre-Algebra/Beginning Algebra)

Campus location: San Marcos

Hours per week: 8-11 hours

Work schedule: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday (time is approximate based on course schedules)

Hourly pay rate: $10.00 – $15.00 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Job duties: Provide individual and/or small group assistance to students enrolled in Palomar College DR 20 (Pre-Algebra Support) and DR 25 (Beginning Algebra Support); assist students with scientific calculations, procedures, word problems, organization, time management and study skills; monitor student participation; assess student learning needs, determine, identify and help obtain student’s short-term and long-term goals for academic development; promote independent learning; act as an academic mentor; using questions and interactive strategies, guide students through course material, websites, recommend helpful learning strategies, and conduct reviews for tests; and demonstrate mathematics software on classroom iPads and computers for students enrolled in the DR 20 course.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of 6 semester units of lower division coursework; intermediate English grammar and proficiency in intermediate algebra ; friendly, patient, and sensitive to the diversity of students.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience tutoring and accommodation strategies and techniques; providing services to individuals with disabilities; knowledge of assistive technology and equipment; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Contact information: Patty Ricks; pricks@palomar.edu


Tutor – English Writing Center

Applications are being accepted for possible future positions to work in the English Writing Lab at Palomar’s main campus in San Marcos.  A strong background in grammar and academic writing is required.  Pay range is $10.00 – $15.00/hr.  To apply: Contact Craig Thompson, Director, English Writing Center, (760) 744-1150 ext. 3330 or cthompson@palomar.edu

Tutor/Mentor – GEAR UP

Applications are being accepted to work with the Palomar College GEAR UP Program.  Tutors will provide academic assistance in the form of tutoring individual, group and/or open sessions to appropriately facilitate student academic success.  Most tutors will work between 15-20 hours per week assisting teachers during periods in which teachers are teaching core subject areas such as Math, Science, Language Arts and ESL (English as a Second Language) and after school with homework.  Experience and Education: Possess a 2.5 or better cumulative G.P.A., be registered in 3 minimum credit units during summer and 6 minimum credit units during Fall/Spring semesters; knowledge, experience, and/or expertise in a subject matter, area, or activity that could be shared with GEAR UP participants in San Marcos and Vista partner schools; communicate knowledge of course content in a way that is meaningful to students; adapt to a variety of students with a wide range of abilities and diverse learning styles. Pay rate is $10.00/hr. To apply:  Please contact Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 290-2296 or visit the GEAR UP website at www.palomar.edu/gearup.

Tutor/Mentor – Upward Bound

Applications are being accepted to work with the Palomar College Upward Bound (UB) Program.  The goal of the UB Program is to assist first-generation, college-bound and/or low-income students enroll in and graduate from post-secondary institutions.  These college-bound high school students need assistance after school and at their high schools located in Oceanside, San Marcos, and Escondido (Oceanside High, El Camino High, Mission Hills High, San Marcos High, Escondido High, Orange Glen High, and San Pasqual High).  Assistance is needed in academic subjects such as: upper level Math, Biology, Chemistry, English, Writing, Literature, History, Foreign Languages, and many more.  Qualifications include: the ability to serve as a positive role model, subject expertise and proficiency, reliable transportation, and must be available to tutor at school sites during the following hours:  Mondays – Thursdays from 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm and/or Saturdays from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Federal Work Study/Cal Works are encouraged to apply!  Applications are being accepted via email request to nmartinez@palomar.edu and are available from the Upward Bound website at  www.palomar.edu/upwardbound or by contacting the Upward Bound office.